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    Question about lilliput. Can i extend these wires?

    i need to extend these wires cause i need to lay the controller flat (thanks to the stupid 8" bottom connector. Any problems with me just cutting them and adding a lil 12ga. wire? I'd only need about 6" or so. I just dont want to cut the wires and find out there like rca or some funky wire.
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    yes, there is a big problem! those are AC Voltage wires, not standard wire.
    you need to use the correct wire type, and splices need to be soldered and covered with UL approved heat shrink, or electrical tape.
    If you have an old lcd panel laying around, scavange the wire from the backlight.
    otherwise, I highly recommend you purchase the correct supplies needed to extend those wires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorcity
    yes, there is a big problem! those are AC Voltage wires, not standard wire.
    you need to use the correct wire type, and splices need to be soldered and covered with UL approved heat shrink, or electrical tape.
    If you have an old lcd panel laying around, scavange the wire from the backlight.
    otherwise, I highly recommend you purchase the correct supplies needed to extend those wires.
    Ok, what is the correct wire type exactly?
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    wow if u mess up ur gonna get fryed lol

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    lol i assume if i unplug the thing i'll survive.. All it is is 12 volts right
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonicxtacy02
    lol i assume if i unplug the thing i'll survive.. All it is is 12 volts right
    wrong. try 800+ volts...AC

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    http://www.mouser.com/index.cfm?hand...denumber=56005

    available in white and pink. you can use either or. no need to buy both colors, they are the same AWG.
    use heatshrink tubing, to cover the solder splices.

    this wire is high voltage rated, and is silicone.

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    Thanks for your help. So i purchase this wire. Cut the connectors at the connector solder in these and use heatshrink tubing and we're fine and good? I assume once i've unplugged the lilli from the ac adapter there's no risk of shock right?
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    listen though 800 v ac ain't no thang, depends all on current. after seeing a guy last week fly 20 feet from touching something with 8v and 200a (no he magically didnt die just blew a hole out the bottom of his boot, i would say no worries.

    all you have to do is get the correct wire it looks like 16 gauge wire to me. wire type only matters when running it long distance due to internal resistance of the wires. Hopefully you know how to solder however if you don't you can call me and i can step you threw setting the temp, using flux, all the shenanigans.

    you should be fine if you make the correct union on the wires and don't get crazy trying to run to high of a current. the best thing i would do is get an amprobe and power it up place it over the wire and take the reading from there, but if money is an issue to buy one then try home depot for a multimeter (15 bucks) and i can step you through testing safely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1BadRbt
    listen though 800 v ac ain't no thang, depends all on current. after seeing a guy last week fly 20 feet from touching something with 8v and 200a (no he magically didnt die just blew a hole out the bottom of his boot, i would say no worries.

    all you have to do is get the correct wire it looks like 16 gauge wire to me. wire type only matters when running it long distance due to internal resistance of the wires. Hopefully you know how to solder however if you don't you can call me and i can step you threw setting the temp, using flux, all the shenanigans.

    you should be fine if you make the correct union on the wires and don't get crazy trying to run to high of a current. the best thing i would do is get an amprobe and power it up place it over the wire and take the reading from there, but if money is an issue to buy one then try home depot for a multimeter (15 bucks) and i can step you through testing safely.

    all I can say is, you don't know what the hell you are talking about........

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