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    Default 110v wire?

    What could I use for a 110Vwire to be screwed into the GFCI terminals of an Orbit Watermaster enclosure? I have an 18gauge computer wire that says 300V (allthough I am not really sure this 300 v stands for volts) on it for a compaq computer. Should I use about a 14 gauge with plug from an extension cord.

    What have any of you used?

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    Default Re: 110v wire?

    Nevermind, I found a 14 gauge three foot grounded cable that is now hooked up for my GFCI. Walmart had a Power Sentry General Purpose Power Strip that I bought for 2.96 and canabalised the sucker. I should be good now.

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    Default Re: 110v wire?

    The 300 V does stand for the 300V. It's amperage that you'd be concerned about. The wire may be 30 AWG (which stands for guage), but it can support thousands of volts, but may only be able to handle .2 Amps.

    Higher the AWG, the lower Amperage it can handle.

    Here's a good table for reference:

    http://www.powerstream.com/Wire_Size.htm

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