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when we're in stranded wire I have a question: How many veins? (I'm not sure about the professional name) and Would it be wrong if I use 24-26 AWG wire instead?



4 weeks ago

I have no idea how it is determined how many strands are in a stranded wire. This differs from wire to wire. Typically wire with higher power ratings have thicker (and less total) strands.

24-26 AWG is a little thin. It is fine so long as you are doing things that don't draw a lot of current. Such as sending control signals from an Arduino to something else. However, if you are doing something like power a motor or high power LED, you definitely want at the very least 22 AWG wire.