what kind of wire does a boom box use?

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i need to extent my wire on my boom box, what kind of wire does a boom box use?

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If you're talking about speaker wire, #16 lamp cord makes a decent extension. If you want the best option, I'd use shielded #16 wire.
 

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ya i saw it, but he said 16 and lamp wire, what kind is on it when you buy a boom box
 
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Each make and model usually use whatever they use, they differ. The question therefore has little sense, there is no answer for such a broad question.

As long as the conductor size used is appropriate it matters little. You have been given an appropriate size.

Often the cable details are inprinted onto the insulation along the length.
 
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That means its rated at 105°C and 600 volts
But it does not give the conductor size. But you have been given a suitable size already.
 

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kiwiguy said:
That means its rated at 105°C and 600 volts
But it does not give the conductor size. But you have been given a suitable size already.
there is more on the cable, do you want it?

here it is:


AWM 2468 VW-1 80°C e114082 AWG22 CHAU's CSA Type AWM 300 Volt

what is this? what kind of wire do i need?

also, i looked up AWG22 and that is a type of 22 gage wire, is that what i want?
 

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The lower the gage of the wire, the better it is for speakers. Speakers are low impedance, high current devices, so wire size is critical for maximum quality.
 
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