Questions tagged [small-gauge-wire]

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Motor only works with alligator cables

So, I’ve run into a weird issue while trying to hook up a voltage controller box to two linear actuators. The voltage controller box receives an input of 12V and outputs 12 or -12 depending on what ...
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Splicing 24 awg wires - wire and tool selection

I'm working on a raspberry pi project - a sump pit monitor that sends an emergency email if a float switch above the point where the water triggers the pump is switched (purely for monitoring, not ...
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What wire gauge for use for JST-XH connectors with and without insulation?

I bought a variety kit of JST-XH connectors on ebay: The auction says: Wire Range: AWG 32-24 Insulation O.D.: 1.00mm (Max) But Wikipedia says that this connector supports AWG 30-22 and does ...
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Two batteries in parallel by a long cable

I want to build a system where I have a solar charger connected to one 12V battery, which is then wired in parallel by a long cable (30 meter, 2.5 mm2) to the other battery. Will both batteries ...
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Determine small gauge wire (I think) from mm measurement

Below is a question I thought would be helpful to figure out a certain gauge of wire. Physically determine unknown wire's gauge My wire is .27 mm per strand in diameter, and has 10 strands. I ...
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Small Wire gauges

I would like to determine the wire gauge of small, Cu, multi-strand wire. Between 18 and 32 AWG. I can count the # of strands and measure the diameter of the wire strands with a micrometer. But what I ...
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Strain Relief for Small Wire Connectors

I am working on a project where we are using 28 - 30 AWG wire with the Molex picoblade and Molex picolock connectors. Does anybody have any recommendations for strain relief for wires and connectors ...