Can 4 gauge wire handle 1200 watts?
Skar Audio’s SKAR4ANL-CCA is an economical, high quality, 4 gauge complete amplifier wiring kit. Great for use with amplifiers up to 1,200 watts, this kit features everything you need to install and wire up your new amplifier.
Can I use 4 gauge wire for a 1000 watt amp?
A basic rule of thumb is this. For up to 500 watts RMS, 8 gauge is sufficient. In the 500 – 1000 watt RMS range, you want to run 4 gauge. From 1000 – 1500 watts RMS you should be running 2 gauge.
How many amps can a 4 gauge wire handle?
How many amps can a 4 gauge wire handle? It has a rated ampacity of 85 amps at 75°C. This means that, for average use, the 4 gauge wire can handle up to 85 amps safely.