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When 12 Gauge Wire is Not 12 Gauge

notakosan

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I just measured the Amazon Basics 16 awg cable, the round trip resistance of a 25 ft cable is about 500 mOhms (25 ft one way, and 25 ft returning). Another 2 brands of cables yielded similar numbers. They are all CCA cables.
 

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I just measured the Amazon Basics 16 awg cable, the round trip resistance of a 25 ft cable is about 500 mOhms (25 ft one way, and 25 ft returning). Another 2 brands of cables yielded similar numbers. They are all CCA cables.
Could the measurement equipment be at fault... just to give the benefit of the doubt to possible (or dubious) terminations, if any?
 

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Could the measurement equipment be at fault... just to give the benefit of the doubt to possible (or dubious) terminations, if any?
I claim the measurement to be decently accurate :)

Probably easier for others to verify my claims if they have Amazon Basics cables.
 
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