Cables and Wires

  • Connection and Junctions

    For a simple connection the best option is a ceramic connector, though there are limited options:~ Either a two or three way block and max cable of 4mm^2 (30A) https://www.cef.co.uk/catalogue/categories/junction-boxes-porcelain-connector-blocksMore »
  • H07RN-F Data

    The three sizes I am interested in are: Data, prices and links as of June 2020 2 x 4mm 2 x 6mm 2 x 10mm Rated Amps 30 39 51 OD in mm 9.6 11.8 14.5 Loss mV/A/m 12 7.8 4.6 Cost £/m 2.41 3.41 4.33 For more detail and other sizes see H07RN-F Data Sheet from…More »
  • Terminology

    Cable or Wire: The tendency is to think of cable as large diameter and wire as small, but there is no definition. Here I'll use Cables for Electrics and Wire for Electronics. Although I intend to use the term cable, in using or refering to third party…More »
  • Voltage Drop

    Javascript calculator for voltage drop through copper wiring/cable Cable length is the single distance from source to load not the sum of the pos. and neg. wires. Use a figure for maximum current as this calculates the maximum voltage drop. function…More »
  • Wire Sizes

    AWG # Diameter (mm) Diameter (inch) Area (mm2) 0000 (4/0) 11.6840 0.4600 107.2193 000 (3/0) 10.4049 0.4096 85.0288 00 (2/0) 9.2658 0.3648 67.4309 0 (1/0) 8.2515 0.3249 53.4751 1 7.3481 0.2893 42.4077 2 6.5437 0.2576 33.6308 3 5.8273 0.2294 26.6705 4…More »