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AWG/Metric Conversion Table

 
AWG no. Wire diam. (mm) Area (mm²) AWG no. Wire diam. (mm) Area (mm²) AWG no. Wire diam. (mm) Area (mm²)
6/0 14.73 170.30 10 2.59 5.27 25 0.455 0.163
5/0 13.12 135.10 11 2.30 4.15 26 0.405 0.128
4/0 11.68 107.20 12 2.05 3.31 27 0.361 0.102
3/0 10.40 85.00 13 1.83 2.63 28 0.321 0.0804
2/0 9.27 67.50 14 1.63 2.08 29 0.286 0.0646
0 8.25 53.40 15 1.45 1.65 30 0.255 0.0503
1 7.35 42.40 16 1.29 1.31 31 0.227 0.0400
2 6.54 33.60 17 1.15 1.04 32 0.202 0.0320
3 5.83 26.70 18 1.024 0.823 33 0.180 0.0252
4 5.19 21.20 19 0.912 0.653 34 0.160 0.0200
5 4.62 16.80 20 0.812 0.519 35 0.143 0.0161
6 4.11 13.30 21 0.723 0.412 36 0.127 0.0123
7 3.67 10.60 22 0.644 0.325 37 0.113 0.0100
8 3.26 8.35 23 0.573 0.259 38 0.101 0.00795
9 2.91 6.62 24 0.511 0.205 39 0.0897 0.00632

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Conversion Factors

To convert Into Multiply by Convers., multip. by
Cubic meters (m³) Cubic Feet 2.832x10-² 35.31
Cubic millimeters (mm³) Cubic meters (m³) 10 to rasie to 9:th power 10 to reduce to 9:th power
Kilograms (Kg) Pounds 2.205 0.4536
Kilograms (Kg) Grams (g) 10³ 10-³
Meters (m) Millimeters (mm) 10³ 10-³
Meters (m) Centimeters (cm) 10² 10-²
Meters (m) Decimeters (dm) 10¹ 10-¹
Meters (m) Feet (Ft) 3.281 0.3048
F°=(C° x 9/5) + 32 C°=(F° - 32) x 5/9

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Formulas

Formulas

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Material Constants

Material Dielectricity Permability Resistivity
  K (µ)r Ohm x mm²/m
PVC 4-5    
PE 2.3    
PTFE/ Teflon 2.0    
Supra Foam Skin 1.64    
Tin (Sn)   (µ)r>1, approx. equal to 1 11.5
Copper (Cu)   (µ)r>1, approx. equal to 1 1.72
Silver (Ag)   (µ)r>1, approx. equal to 1 1.59
Gold (Au)   (µ)r>1, but approx. equal to 1 2.21
Air/ Vacuum   40µ(PI) in formula: (µ0)  

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Octopower Cable Choice Chart

Cable Choice Chart

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Connection Configurations

S1. Scart Connector Signals
Pin Function Pin Function
1 Audio Right Out 12 Data 1
2 Audio Right In 13 Red Ground
3 Audio Left Out 14 Data Ground
4 Audio Ground 15 Red
5 Blue Ground 16 RGB Control
6 Audio Left In 17 Video Ground
7 Blue 18 RGB Control Ground
8 Function Select 19 Composite Video Out
9 Green Ground 20 Composite Video In
10 Data 2 21 Safety Ground
11 Green    
S2. Scart Connector Signals
Pin Function Pin Function
1 Audio Right Out 12 Data 1
2 Audio Right In 13 Ground
3 Audio Left Out 14 Data Ground
4 Audio Ground 15 Chrominance Video
5 Ground 16  
6 Audio Left In 17 Video Ground
7   18  
8 Function Select 19 Composite Video Out
9 Ground 20 Luminance Video
10 Data 2 21 Safety Ground
11      
S-VHS Connector Signals
Pin Function Pin Function
1 Ground Luminance (Y) 3 Luminance (Y)
2 Ground Chrominance (C) 4 Chrominance (C)
XLR Connector Signals
Pin Function Pin Function
1 Ground 3 Cold
2 Hot    
DB-25 Connector Signals
Pin Function Pin Function
1 Left + 14 Left -
2 Center + 15 Center -
3 Right + 16 Right-
4 Sub Woofer + 17 Sub Woofer -
5 Left Surround + 18 Left Surround -
6 Right Surround + 19 Right Surround -
Housing/Ground - Housing/Ground
 
DVI-DVI single link 18+11
DVI      
Pin Signal Cable type Cable Color
1 D2- screen twisted pair brown
2 D2 screen twisted pair brown/white
3 shield inner screen shield
4 D4-    
5 D4    
6 DDC SCL cable red
7 DDC SDA cable yellow
8 reserved    
9 D1- screen twisted pair blue
10 D1 screen twisted pair blu/white
11 shield inner screen shield
12 D3-    
13 D3    
14 +5V cable light green
15 ground cable white
16 Hot Plug Detect cable black
17 D0- screen twisted pair orange
18 D0 screen twisted pair orange/white
19 shield inner screen shield
20 D5-    
21 D5    
22 shield inner screen shield
23 CLK screen twisted pair green
24 CLK- screen twisted pair green/white
shell screens 2 pcs inner+outer screen metal
Pins

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Wiring Diagrams

Semi-balanced
Semi-balanced connection with RCA plugs
Balanced
Balanced connection with XLR plugs

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Abbreviations

Short name Full meaning
RCA Radio Corporation of America connector
HDMI High Definition Multimedia Interface; both audio, video, remote control protocols and now also ethernet
VGA Video Graphics Array; initial personal computer video and graphic interface
DVI Digital Visual Interface; standardized digital video interface that may also include analogue VGA signal and HDCP encryption
HDCP High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection; encryption protocol to prevent copying of copyright movies
RFI Radio Frequency Interference; all electromagnetic, man made or natural, digital or analogue, radio frequency fields. E.g. wifi, DECT, radio broadcast and numerous others.
OFC Oxygen free Copper. Freedom of malignant copper oxide
5N Copper purity grade of 99.999%. The optimal level of sound quality, without giving horrendous price levels.
S/PDIF or SPDIF Sony Philips Digital Interface
BNC Bayonet Neill–Concelman connector
TosLink Toshiba Link, an optical digital transmission and contact standard
Jitter Jitter is a common name for distortion of the binary code (digital signal) most frequently in the context of timing errors. It can also mean reflected "shadow" digital signals. Several reasons, where wrong characteristic impedance in cable is common.
ZAC Zero Attenuation Concept - a concept of Supra ZAC optical cables for zero divergence losses.
LFE Low Frequency Effects - The sub-woofer channel and track putting out the lowest frequency channel in movies.
DAC Digital to Analogue Converter - Converts the digital bitstream to the original combined sine waves; music
  To be continued; feel free to suggest additional information

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