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    Power Cables to PSU and Amp

    I am powering a Carpc via a DSX12VD and a Sony Xplod Amp 250w, i am going to run separate fused power cables from the front of the car to the rear. Is there any issues with running them side by side, i'm thinking about heat/interference etc.

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    As long as they are both power cables they wont interfere. Well they wont interfere in the human size range.

    And for heat, as long as the cable is a low enough guage (meaning thick enough wire), it will not heat up very much. The more current through the same wire, the hotter it gets, and more likely for damage.

    I am sure you calculated the power draw, and chose wire guages accordingly?
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    if anything the wire is over the top, PC rated at 15A, Amplifier at 30 amp, wire rated at 45A and i'm using the same for both,

    cheers

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