Thick wire (12 or 14 gauge) is recommended for long wire runs, high power applications, and low-impedance speakers (4 or 6 ohms). For relatively short runs (less than 50 feet) to 8 ohm speakers, 16 gauge wire will usually do just fine.
Also know, what size speaker wire to use for subwoofer?
The speaker wires. If your sub system is going to put out more than 1,000 watts RMS, you can use 12-gauge speaker wire. But 16-gauge speaker wire works well for most installations. Take a hint and order twice as much as you think you need.
What is AWG in cable?
American wire gauge (AWG), also known as the Brown & Sharpe wire gauge, is a logarithmic stepped standardized wire gauge system used since 1857 predominantly in North America for the diameters of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wire. Dimensions of the wires are given in ASTM standard B 258.
What are the blue and green component cables?
Component cables can provide a high definition connection. They have three video wires: green, blue, and red. You will also need a separate audio cable, such as red and white composite audio cables. Locate the Component In ports on your TV, which contain matching Green, Blue, and Red ports.