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I'm going to run a 20 amp dedicated line to my theater room


Is there a preferred type of wire to use when running a dedicated line from the main service to a home theater room?


Something that is shielded from RF & EMF or is romex good enough?
 

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is that 20 amp only for equipment? If not you might want to rethink it.
 

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yes, its just for the equipment.


Lighting and other outlets will be on another 15amp service.


any thoughts on what type of wire to use romex, cable clad, etc... or does it not really matter?


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Buk
 

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Originally Posted by Buknakyd /forum/post/0


any thoughts on what type of wire to use romex, cable clad, etc... or does it not really matter?

Use Romex - it will meet code, and no inspector will get worked up over it. There's no need to do anything else (power circuits are low-impedance, high current), unless you are trying to shield your gear from noise that the power line could emit. The best way to do this is just to make sure that your signal cables are as far awy from your power lines as possible, and that they cross at right angles. Distance and geometry are more effective and cheaper than any other solution.
 
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