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Choosing the Right Wires For Your Project

"It seems to run on some form of electricity." Marvel's The Avengers (2012) One of the most confusing parts of electronic work is choosing the right wires. If they're too thin, they may not be providing enough power. If they're too thick, they may be taking up precious real estate if you have a densely-packed project. Figuring out the right wires to use also involves a fair amount of math. Let's hope you were paying attention in algebra. The Basics Before we even get into wires, you'll probably want to know the basics of electric power. The three common elements of power you'll need to…

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