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Shielded Coax Wire Choice

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by OldPup, Apr 22, 2021.

  1. OldPup

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    Is Coax 26AWG, Braid 7/34 Stranding okay to use in a guitar amp? I'd like to get shielded wire between the input jack and V1. Eventually, I may use it for NFB mod in a princeton reverb. But I can't figure out if this wire will work. I have already ordered it, but I am not going to install it if this is the wrong application for it. Any and all help is appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. Lowerleftcoast

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    The AWG doesn't matter until it does. The smaller the wire, the more likely it could break due to repetitive movement.
    The outer diameter of the wire insulation becomes a factor. A large diameter is hard to route inside the chassis.
    Ime 26AWG should be fine.
     
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