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Old 1st April 2008, 10:31 AM   #1
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Default How many ga for chassis wire?

As above, for inputs to tube, and from tube to output?

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Old 1st April 2008, 11:27 AM   #2
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That will depend on the current in each wire...

For line level signals with no real current I tend to use 24awg (larger than required for the amount of current involved, but thinner wires tend to be more difficult to use and aren't as strong).

Have a look at this link which describes the awg required for different currents:

AWG/current table
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Old 1st April 2008, 12:49 PM   #3
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I think signal doesn't really have much current. I guess what I really want/hope to know is if there is any benefit of using a thinner or thicker wire for signal within the chassis.

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