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What gauge wire should I use for 8 light bulbs? Answered

I am wiring eight 25W light bulbs in parallel. What is the thinnest gauge wire I can safely use?

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lemonie
lemonie

Best Answer 11 years ago

That's only 200 watts, 110V is less than 2A, 220V less than 1A, but 12V would be ~17A.
Looking here should answer it (I don't know what voltage your supply is)

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Pizzaface
Pizzaface

5 years ago

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tankman1
tankman1

11 years ago

Why is it lemonie is always there with an answer. Do you thing you are the Instructables police.,no matter who writes an instructable you have some kind of smart remark to make. Do yiou not have a life, do you just sit all day on your PC waiting to punce, and to run someone down.Go and get a life sado! no matter what the subject is you have an answer,

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dataphool
dataphool

Answer 10 years ago

Its not that Lemonie always has an answer, but that his answers are always right and to the point!