# 12 Volt 2% Wire Loss Chart

## Maximum distance of various gauge two conductor copper wire

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Maximum distance one-way of various gauge two conductor copper wire from power source to load for 2% voltage drop in a 12 volt system are indicated in the chart below.

- double the distance if a 4% loss is acceptable
- multiply distances by 2 for 24 volts
- multiply distances by 4 for 48 volts

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