I like solder in copper lugs. I wonder if there is a video comparing crimping vs solderAnd hey @96jimmyslt, I was mistaken about OFC being pointless for power wire. Table at the top of sheet 2...
Still only "tinned" wire and tinned, closed-end, crimped terminals for me...
Here's an excellent thread on the subject:I like solder in copper lugs. I wonder if there is a video comparing crimping vs solder
If you have some money, buy a hydraulic crimper, otherwise DIY hexagon by welding nuts together and cut it in half; proceed to crimp with vise.I like solder in copper lugs. I wonder if there is a video comparing crimping vs solder
What happens when the wire size is undersized and cannot pass the amount of current that the amplifier can safely take? That's why you fuse for the wire, not the amplifier.Also, ABYC E-11 is as good as you're going to get to show why you use the amp draw instead of the wire capacity when determining fuse size, but since there's no SAE equivalent to ABYC E-11, one is better off saying, "I guess we'll have to agree to disagree"... Being the ..... that I am, seeing as it's National Safety Month, I'll point out that the "first rule" is to minimize risk as much as possible.
If your amp has built in fuses, it is fused for the load. Fuse for the wire size and length of the run.Well you caught me in that momentary lapse of perfection ( ) but I'll refer you back to my previous statement of "You always fuse to the load, or the limits of the cable, whichever is LESS." in post #7
Thanx, I know about dual inputs, I just didn't want to take it that far, just yet. I'm gonna test out just 1 for now and if need be I'll add a second wire. I'm just wondering why they only put 1 input and suggest to fuse at 400A.ItsonlyaHONDA
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