12 Gauge Speaker Wire

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1 InstallGear 12 Gauge Speaker Wire AWG (30ft - Blue/Black) - Speaker Cable for Car Speakers Stereos,... InstallGear 12 Gauge Speaker Wire AWG (30ft - Blue/Black) - Speaker Cable for Car Speakers... No ratings yet
2 Skar Audio 12 Gauge AWG Audio Speaker Wire - 100 Feet (Blue/Brown) Skar Audio 12 Gauge AWG Audio Speaker Wire - 100 Feet (Blue/Brown) No ratings yet
3 Skar Audio 12 Gauge (AWG) Elite Oxygen-Free Copper Audio Speaker Wire - 30 Feet (Blue/White) Skar Audio 12 Gauge (AWG) Elite Oxygen-Free Copper Audio Speaker Wire - 30 Feet (Blue/White) No ratings yet
4 DS18 SW-12GA-100RB 12-GA Ultra Flex Speaker Wire Red and Black 100FT - Speaker Cable for Audio... DS18 SW-12GA-100RB 12-GA Ultra Flex Speaker Wire Red and Black 100FT - Speaker Cable for Audio... No ratings yet
5 12AWG Speaker Wire, GearIT Pro Series 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable (100 Feet / 30.48 Meters)... 12AWG Speaker Wire, GearIT Pro Series 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable (100 Feet / 30.48 Meters)... No ratings yet
6 Amazon Basics 12-Gauge Audio Speaker Wire Cable - 99.9% Oxygen-Free Copper, Black, 100 Feet Amazon Basics 12-Gauge Audio Speaker Wire Cable - 99.9% Oxygen-Free Copper, Black, 100 Feet No ratings yet
7 Kinter Cable 100ft 12-Gauge Audio Stereo Speaker Wire 30.48 Meters 2 Conductor Polarity Marked Clear... Kinter Cable 100ft 12-Gauge Audio Stereo Speaker Wire 30.48 Meters 2 Conductor Polarity Marked...
8 GearIT 12/2 Speaker Wire (200 Feet) 12 Gauge (Copper Clad Aluminum) - Outdoor Direct Burial in... GearIT 12/2 Speaker Wire (200 Feet) 12 Gauge (Copper Clad Aluminum) - Outdoor Direct Burial in... No ratings yet
9 Install Link 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable (30 Feet) Stereo, Car or Home Theater, CCA Install Link 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable (30 Feet) Stereo, Car or Home Theater, CCA No ratings yet
10 TYUMEN 50FT 12/2 Gauge Wire Power Ground Cable, 12 AWG Stranded Flexible Parallel Wire for... TYUMEN 50FT 12/2 Gauge Wire Power Ground Cable, 12 AWG Stranded Flexible Parallel Wire for... No ratings yet
11 InstallGear 12 Gauge Speaker Wire (30ft) - Brown 12 AWG Speaker Wire Speaker Cable 99.9% -... InstallGear 12 Gauge Speaker Wire (30ft) - Brown 12 AWG Speaker Wire Speaker Cable 99.9% -... No ratings yet
12 Bullz Audio BPES12.25 25' True 12 Gauge AWG Car Home Audio Speaker Wire Cable Spool (Clear Red/) Bullz Audio BPES12.25 25' True 12 Gauge AWG Car Home Audio Speaker Wire Cable Spool (Clear Red/) No ratings yet
13 GearIT 12/2 Speaker Wire (100 Feet) 12AWG Gauge - in Wall Audio Speaker Wire Cable / CL2 Rated / 2... GearIT 12/2 Speaker Wire (100 Feet) 12AWG Gauge - in Wall Audio Speaker Wire Cable / CL2 Rated /...
14 High Performance 12 Gauge Speaker Wire, Oxygen Free Pure Copper - UL Listed Class 2 (50 Feet Spool) High Performance 12 Gauge Speaker Wire, Oxygen Free Pure Copper - UL Listed Class 2 (50 Feet Spool) No ratings yet
15 Monster XP Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA) Speaker Wire 12 Gauge Cable 100 FT Spool - Ideal for Home... Monster XP Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA) Speaker Wire 12 Gauge Cable 100 FT Spool - Ideal for Home... No ratings yet
16 Monoprice 103844 250ft 12AWG CL2 Rated 2-Conductor Loud Speaker Cable (for In-Wall Installation),... Monoprice 103844 250ft 12AWG CL2 Rated 2-Conductor Loud Speaker Cable (for In-Wall Installation),...
17 Install Link 12 Gauge Speaker Wire for Car, Home or RV Audio Cable, 30ft, CCA Install Link 12 Gauge Speaker Wire for Car, Home or RV Audio Cable, 30ft, CCA No ratings yet
18 Cableague 12AWG Speaker Wire,12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable 100 Feet Great Use for Home Theater... Cableague 12AWG Speaker Wire,12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable 100 Feet Great Use for Home Theater...
19 NavePoint 500ft in Wall Audio Speaker Cable Wire CL2 12/2 AWG Gauge 2 Conductor Bulk White NavePoint 500ft in Wall Audio Speaker Cable Wire CL2 12/2 AWG Gauge 2 Conductor Bulk White
20 Monoprice Access Series 12 Gauge AWG CL2 Rated 2 Conductor Speaker Wire/ Cable - 100ft Fire Safety... Monoprice Access Series 12 Gauge AWG CL2 Rated 2 Conductor Speaker Wire/ Cable - 100ft Fire... No ratings yet

SaleBestseller No. 1
InstallGear 12 Gauge Speaker Wire AWG (30ft - Blue/Black) - Speaker Cable for Car Speakers Stereos,...
  • 30-FEET (9.1m) [BLUE/BLACK 12 GAUGE SPEAKER WIRE] - The lower the gauge number, the thicker the wire. Thicker wire presents less resistance to current...
  • COPPER CLAD ALUMINUM (CCA) - CCA wiring of our speaker wire 12 gauge provides a good conductor for transmitting audio even in outdoor areas. This is...
  • RUGGED PVC JACKET - The rugged PVC jacket of this car speaker wire allows free, wide, and seamless adjustment of the required physical properties of...
  • EASY POLARITY IDENTIFICATION - The two-color jacket of our 12 AWG speaker wire allows for easy polarity identification. Making a polarity mistake...
  • SOFT TOUCH JACKET - The jacket on our automotive wire is designed with the installer in mind. The flexibility of this jacket allows for easy routing...
Bestseller No. 2
Skar Audio 12 Gauge AWG Audio Speaker Wire - 100 Feet (Blue/Brown)
  • Length: 100 Feet
  • 12 Gauge (AWG) Premium Car Audio Speaker Wire for Connecting Speakers, Subwoofers, and More
  • Multi-strand Wire Design - 0.15mm x 189 Strands
  • Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA) 2-Conductor Wire allows for Excellent Signal and Current Transfer
  • Ultra Flexible and True to Spec Color Coded (Blue/Brown) Soft Touch Jacket with Matte Finish
Bestseller No. 3
Skar Audio 12 Gauge (AWG) Elite Oxygen-Free Copper Audio Speaker Wire - 30 Feet (Blue/White)
  • Length: 30 Feet | 99.9% Pure Oxygen-Free Copper
  • 12 Gauge (AWG) True-to-Spec Elite Series Car Audio Speaker Wire
  • Tinned Outer Coating for Ultimate Corrosion Resistance
  • Ultra Flexible and True to Spec Color Coded (Blue/White) Soft Touch Jacket with Matte Finish
  • Multi-strand Wire Design - 0.15mm x 189 Strands - Delivering the Best Current Transfer for Exceptional Performance
Bestseller No. 4
DS18 SW-12GA-100RB 12-GA Ultra Flex Speaker Wire Red and Black 100FT - Speaker Cable for Audio...
  • MAXIMIZE CURRENT AND EFFICIENCY - DS18 SW-12GA-100RB is the ultimate solution for your wiring needs. This high-quality 12-GA CCA speaker wire is...
  • EQUAL LENGTH FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE - The DS18 SW-12GA-100RB features equal length positive and negative cabling, delivering balanced signals to your...
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONSTRUCTION - Engineered with copper-coated aluminum strands, this speaker wire combines the conductivity of copper with the lightweight...
  • ULTRA FLEXIBLE FOR EASY INSTALLATION - Say goodbye to rigid and cumbersome wires. The DS18 SW-12GA-100RB boasts ultra flexibility, allowing for...
  • OPTIMAL THERMAL CAPACITY AND CURRENT FLOW - The large insulated jacketing of the DS18 SW-12GA-100RB provides higher thermal capacity and excellent...
Bestseller No. 5
12AWG Speaker Wire, GearIT Pro Series 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable (100 Feet / 30.48 Meters)...
  • PREMINUM SPEAKER WIRE – Use this GearIT Pro Series Speaker Wire Cable that’s build quality stranded conductors to build this professional grade...
  • CUSTOM INSTALLATIONS – You can use this speaker wire to pair with banana plugs, spade tips, or bent pin connectors to connect your speakers to your...
  • ADVANTAGE OF CCA (COPPER CLAD ALUMINUM) – Here are the facts about CCA vs Oxygen Free Copper. CCA wire offers the same signal frequency and...
  • HIGHEST QUALITY MATERIAL AND TIER 1 MANUFACTURE PROCESS - The cable is made of CCA Copper Clad Aluminum, ensuring high fidelity sound quality and...
  • PRO SERIES LIFETIME GURANTEED – We stands for the highest quality product and customer satisfaction. If you are not happy with the product in anyway...
Bestseller No. 6
Amazon Basics 12-Gauge Audio Speaker Wire Cable - 99.9% Oxygen-Free Copper, Black, 100 Feet
  • IN THE BOX: 100 feet of 12-gauge audio speaker wire cable
  • CONVENIENT: Ideal for connecting speakers to an A/V receiver or amplifier
  • CLEAR SOUND: 99.9% oxygen-free copper construction helps deliver high-quality undistorted signals to and from audio equipment
  • COLOR CODED: Red and black color coding for clear polarity
  • DURABLE DESIGN: Strong yet flexible insulated exterior jacket
Bestseller No. 7
Kinter Cable 100ft 12-Gauge Audio Stereo Speaker Wire 30.48 Meters 2 Conductor Polarity Marked Clear...
  • 100 Feet of Heavy-duty 12 Gauge Speaker Wire - Simply Great and Affordable Speaker Wire
  • 105 High Strand Count (.2 OD) CCA (Copper Clad Aluminum) Quality Wire
  • Soft and Flexible PVC Jacket Marked with Red Polarity Stripe – Long Lasting and Rugged
  • Recyclable Spool for Easy Dispensing and Storage
  • Connects Power Amplifiers and Receivers to Speakers
Bestseller No. 8
GearIT 12/2 Speaker Wire (200 Feet) 12 Gauge (Copper Clad Aluminum) - Outdoor Direct Burial in...
  • 12 GAUGE OUTDOOR BURIAL SPEAKER WIRE - GearIT Speaker Cable copper wires come in 2 conductor stranded copper wire designs. Suitable for outdoor direct...
  • COPPER CLAD ALUMINUM WIRE (CCA) - Solid bulk speaker wires made of CCA are copper clad wire construction for high quality sound. GearIT CCA Speaker...
  • SURROUND SOUND SPEAKER WIRE SETUP - Our thick copper wire and speaker wires are perfect for most outdoor direct burial sound system setup, outdoor...
  • WEATHER PROOF SOUND WIRE WITH POLARITY - GearIT 12 Ga Speaker Wire copper wire cables come with colored pvc jacket for easy polarity identification....
  • FOR OUTDOOR, WATERPROOF, DIRECT BURIAL SPEAKERS - Our GearIT CL3 speaker wire cable comes in 75ft, 100ft, 125ft, 150ft, 200ft lengths and black...
Bestseller No. 9
Install Link 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable (30 Feet) Stereo, Car or Home Theater, CCA
  • PREMIUM SPEAKER WIRE [ Frosted Green/Black | 30-feet (9.1m) | 12 Gauge ] - Featuring a double conductor, this stranded wire is constructed from...
  • COPPER-CLAD ALUMINUM (CCA) - Made with an aluminum core and coated with a layer of copper, this cost effective speaker wire provides great...
  • PERFECT FOR - Designed to provide adequate performance for any home theater system, car audio speakers or professional studio. It's a great choice for...
  • SIMPLE INSTALLATION - Use this wire to easily connect your home theater or car audio speakers to any A/V receiver or amplifier.
  • SOFTFLEX JACKET - Our wire is shielded with a soft and flexible jacket, which not only provides a great appearance, but also ensures maximum...
SaleBestseller No. 10
TYUMEN 50FT 12/2 Gauge Wire Power Ground Cable, 12 AWG Stranded Flexible Parallel Wire for...
  • PREMINUM FROSTED BlUE & BLACK CABLE: Premium Conductor and Elasticity Jacket-Matte Finishing. Hight-strand count (7 Groups Strand Wires CCA)(7 x 42...
  • ADVANTAGE of COPPER CLAD ALUMINUM: CCA wire is a great conductor wire, it offers the same signal frequency and reliability in terms of corrosion...
  • CUSTOM INSTALLATIONS: Wire comes wrapped around a hard plastic spool that makes dispensing convenient. It's easy to strip and cut into any length...
  • APPLICABLES: Frosted Blue & Black wire is widely used for various DC electrical hookups, 12V/24V DC, perfect for home theaters, car audio systems,...
  • PACKAGE INCLUDES: 50FT per roll (50FT Blue & 50FT Black). We strive to provide each customer with the highest standard of customer service to ensure...
Bestseller No. 11
InstallGear 12 Gauge Speaker Wire (30ft) - Brown 12 AWG Speaker Wire Speaker Cable 99.9% -...
  • 30-FEET [ 12 GAUGE SPEAKER WIRE ] - The lower the gauge number, the thicker the wire. Thicker wire presents less resistance to current flow.
  • OXYGEN-FREE COPPER (OFC) - Oxygen Free Copper wiring provides a superior electrical conductor to aluminum because it does not expand or contract with...
  • RUGGED PVC JACKET - This OFC speaker wire has a rugged PVC jacket that allows free, wide, and seamless adjustment of the required physical properties...
  • EASY POLARITY IDENTIFICATION - This two-color jacket allows for easy polarity identification. Making a polarity mistake could be damaging to your...
  • SOFT TOUCH JACKET - The jacket on our cable is designed with the installer in mind. The flexibility of this jacket allows for easy routing and has a...
Bestseller No. 12
Bullz Audio BPES12.25 25' True 12 Gauge AWG Car Home Audio Speaker Wire Cable Spool (Clear Red/)
  • Bullz Audio Professional Platinum Edition Speaker Cable
  • 12 Gauge AWG
  • Comes in Spool of 25 ft.
  • Oxygen Free Cable for maximum signal transfer
  • Ultra Flexible and high current
Bestseller No. 13
GearIT 12/2 Speaker Wire (100 Feet) 12AWG Gauge - in Wall Audio Speaker Wire Cable / CL2 Rated / 2...
  • PREMIUM OFC OXYGEN FREE COPPER SPEAKER WIRE – Use this GearIT Pro Series OFC Oxygen Free Copper Speaker Wire Cable that’s build with high stranded...
  • UL CL2 RATED FOR CUSTOM INSTALLATIONS – You can make sure you get the highest safety standard when you use this GearIT Pro Series UL CL2 rated...
  • ADVANTAGE OF OFC (OXYGEN FREE COPPER) – Here are the facts about OFC Oxygen Free Copper vs CCA Copper-Clad Aluminum. With OFC wire you will have...
  • HIGHEST QUALITY MATERIAL AND TIER 1 MANUFACTURE PROCESS - The cable is made of OFC Oxygen Free Copper, ensuring high fidelity sound quality and...
  • PRO SERIES LIFETIME GURANTEED – We stands for the highest quality product and customer satisfaction. If you are not happy with the product in anyway...
Bestseller No. 14
High Performance 12 Gauge Speaker Wire, Oxygen Free Pure Copper - UL Listed Class 2 (50 Feet Spool)
  • HIGH QUALITY 2 Conductor Speaker Wire Flexible Clear PVC Jacket with Red Stripe Polarity Allows for Fast, Easy and Accurate Installations
  • 12 AWG, 65 Strands of Pure Copper Wire per Channel Providing Clearity and Undistorted Signals to all Sounds System
  • 99.99% Oxygen Free Copper (OFC) Conductors. Compatible with Bare Wire Connectors, Banana Plugs, Spade Tips or Bent Pin Connectors
  • UL Safety Certified, NEC 725 Class 2 Rated for Home and Commercial Use
  • Sequentially Marked Every Two Feet in Descending Order From the Start of the Reel to the Core
Bestseller No. 15
Monster XP Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA) Speaker Wire 12 Gauge Cable 100 FT Spool - Ideal for Home...
  • SUPERIOR AUDIO QUALITY: Monster Platinum's The Magnetic Flux Tube construction and special cable windings allow for a more natural and crisp, clear...
  • UNINTERRUPTED LISTENING: Our speaker wires are made with a special LPE (linked polyethylene) insulation that reduces signal loss
  • LOW-RISK INSTALLATION: Our cable speaker wires offer enough resistance to overheating and electrical flow because of the gauge thickness
  • EASY DISPENSING: Monster Platinum Speaker wires come in 50 ft and 100 ft spools and feature polarity marks
  • WARRANTY-PROTECTED: Limited lifetime warranty for the platinum speaker wires for any damaged wires with a guaranteed replacement
Bestseller No. 16
Monoprice 103844 250ft 12AWG CL2 Rated 2-Conductor Loud Speaker Cable (for In-Wall Installation),...
  • Oxygen-free 99.95% pure bare copper conductors
  • 250 continuous feet of 12Awg 2-conductor speaker wire | on a spool
  • The white Outer jacket is CL2 rated, making it safe for use within the walls of residential class buildings
  • Each conductor has an individual, color-coded jacket enclosed within the outer white CL2 jacket
Bestseller No. 17
Install Link 12 Gauge Speaker Wire for Car, Home or RV Audio Cable, 30ft, CCA
  • PREMIUM SPEAKER WIRE [ Frosted Red/Black | 30-feet (9.1m) | 12 Gauge ] - Featuring a double conductor, this stranded wire is constructed from...
  • COPPER-CLAD ALUMINUM (CCA) - Made with an aluminum core and coated with a layer of copper, this cost effective speaker wire provides great...
  • PERFECT FOR - Designed to provide adequate performance for any home theater system, car audio speakers or professional studio. It's a great choice for...
  • SIMPLE INSTALLATION - Use this wire to easily connect your home theater or car audio speakers to any A/V receiver or amplifier.
  • SOFTFLEX JACKET - Our wire is shielded with a soft and flexible jacket, which not only provides a great appearance, but also ensures maximum...
Bestseller No. 18
Cableague 12AWG Speaker Wire,12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable 100 Feet Great Use for Home Theater...
  • Product specification: 12 AWG Gauge Speaker Wire Cable(100Feet/30Meter)
  • Conductor Material:2 Core Parallel (Stranded CCA) Copper Clad Aluminum Wire Strands
  • Electrical Performance:Rated Temperature (ºC) -20°C to +75°C , Voltage Rating (90V) , Compliances - (RoHS Compliant)
  • Application:Digital Audio, Stereo Speakers, and Home Theaters ,NOTE: Not Rated for In-Wall Use
  • Construction:Built with two conductors, each individually insulated by PVC, this cable is made for easy installation and durability.
Bestseller No. 19
NavePoint 500ft in Wall Audio Speaker Cable Wire CL2 12/2 AWG Gauge 2 Conductor Bulk White
  • 2 High quality (102 strands of 0.16) 12 AWG conductors.
  • The perfect choice for your home, car, or office audio needs.
  • Made of Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA).
  • Top quality design and construction.
  • Convenient Pull Box for DIY projects and professional installers alike.
Bestseller No. 20
Monoprice Access Series 12 Gauge AWG CL2 Rated 2 Conductor Speaker Wire/ Cable - 100ft Fire Safety...
  • Oxygen-free 99.95% pure bare copper conductors
  • 100 continuous feet of 12Awg 2-conductor speaker wire | on a spool
  • The white Outer jacket is CL2 rated, making it safe for use within the walls of residential class buildings
  • Each conductor has an individual, color-coded jacket enclosed within the outer white CL2 jacket

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FAQ:

Q: What is the best speaker wire?

A: While some speaker wire may sound slightly better with some audio systems, that’s a needle-in-a-haystack search that’s simply not worth it for most people. For most of us, the Monoprice 2747 12-gauge is a great deal on a sturdy and widely available cable.

Q: What size wire is recommended for speakers?

A: Thick wire (12 or 14 gauge) is recommended for long wire runs, high power applications, and low-impedance speakers (4 or 6 ohms).

Q: What are the differences between a 12 and 14 gauge wire?

A: For nonferrous wires (like copper electrical wire) in the United States, 12 and 14 gauge are sizes in the American wire gauge system. The diameter of solid 12 AWG wire is approximately 0.0808 inches (2.053 mm), and 14 AWG is 0.641 inches (1.628 mm). Therefore, 12 AWG wire is about 26% thicker and has 59% more cross-sectional area than 14 AWG wire.

Q: What is the Maximum amps for 12 gauge wire?

A: A 12-gauge wire can carry between 15 and 20 amps for normal electrical wires. When wiring chassis, 12-gauge wire can carry a maximum of 41 amps along the metal conductor. The conductive part of a 12-gauge wire is 0.0808 inch in diameter.