What gauge wire for fans?

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RJD
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What gauge wire for fans?

Post by RJD » Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:17 pm

I am changing the fans on the bed and extruder, and need longer wires for the setup. What gauge wire is utilized for the fans? Thanks.

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zemlin
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Re: What gauge wire for fans?

Post by zemlin » Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:42 pm

The fans draw on the order of 100ma or less. 24 ga wire is PLENTY large for that current.
Smaller wire will make soldering/wiring more difficult.
Existing wiring I believe is 22 ga, but could be 24.

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