12 Gauge Speaker Wire, 1000ft for Home Theater Audio
- According to IEC and BS Standard
- Approved by ISO, CE, SGS
- Place of Origin: Henan, China
- HS Code: 8544492100
- Packing: 100 Meters
- Number of Cores: 2
- MOQ: 1000 Meters
12 gauge speaker wire, also known as audio cable or speaker cable, is a type of electrical wire consisting of two conductors(usually made of copper, tinned copper, or copper-clad aluminum) insulated with PVC and is used to transmit audio signals from amplifiers or receivers to speakers. 12 gauge speaker wire in mm is 3.33mm². Speaker wire 12 gauge offers lower resistance, better sound quality, and higher power efficiency than the 14 gauge speaker wire, making it suitable for larger speakers, such as home theater speakers and automotive speaker systems.
12 gauge speaker wire Specification:
- Voltage Rating: 450/750V
- Conductor: Plain annealed copper Class 5
- Insulation Types: PVC
- Sheath Color: Black, Red
- Test Voltage: 1.5kv /5Min
- Temperature Range: Min -20°C to Max 75 °C
FAQ about 12 awg speaker cable
We can calculate the 12 gauge speaker wire ofc watts based on: Power (W) = Current (A) x Voltage (V).
12 gauge speaker cable is rated at 32 amps peak current and 30 amps continuous current.
- Therefore, on a 120-volt circuit, its watts are 120 * 30 = 3600 watts.
- On a 240-volt circuit, its watts are 240 * 30= 7200 watts.
The main difference between them lies in the conductor thickness. 12 awg speaker wire is thicker and has lower resistance than 14 gauge speaker cable, making it suitable for higher-power audio systems and longer cable runs; in contrast, a 14 gauge wire speaker is cost-effective for smaller to mid-size power needs and shorter distances home audio setups.
For purchasing the best 12 gauge speaker wire, you choose ZW Cable as your supplier. The cable produced by ZW has higher standards than the Speaker wire at Home Depot or the Amazon 12ga speaker wire at a more affordable price, for ZW owns its factories and can provide factory prices. In contrast, the above platforms offer retail prices on the high side.