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    power wire question

    Hello. I have a mobile amp (davemade 1x4, M400) and I am powering it up with 9 foot of length, 8 gauge shredded copper wire. Should I opt for 4 gauge? Thanks!!!

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    electrically 8 is fine for that length and power . if you want to go bigger for a warm fuzzy feeling it's all good too . just remember to put a big enough fuse coming off the + battery terminal to protect against a vehicle fire .

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOOTY MONSTER View Post
    electrically 8 is fine for that length and power . if you want to go bigger for a warm fuzzy feeling it's all good too . just remember to put a big enough fuse coming off the + battery terminal to protect against a vehicle fire .
    What fuse would you use for that linear? 60amp?

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    8 gauge wire is only rated for a 50 amp fuse. 60 amp fuse for 6 gauge wire.

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