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Recomendations For wire type and gauge.
« on: November 02, 2006, 03:01:20 AM »
Hey everyone,
I'm working on a scanning turret and I have used to stiff of wire to connect some of my sensors and still be able to use the turret to rotate well enough. Any one have any suggestions for some flexible wire that is quality enough to use for analog signals? And where might this wire be purchased? or is the standard stuff you find at jameco adequate?

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Re: Recomendations For wire type and gauge.
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2006, 07:36:30 AM »
Scroll down about half way down this fuse tutorial for a wire gauge chart.

Since sensors rarely require power, you can use really high gauges - I usually use 24 but 26 is good too.

Consider coiling it like a phone cord so it doesnt tangle . . . Just wrap it tight around a stick or something to coil.

Digikey has a lot of wire.

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Re: Recomendations For wire type and gauge.
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2006, 11:39:01 AM »
<3 = love

has nobody seen invader zim?

this robot (wich has it's wires a bit crossed) says it....his name is gir....he is my robot's hero

I couldn't find the clip where he says that line but this will give you an idea:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8742103989028359005&q=gir+invader+zim&hl=en

 


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