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Wire Application
Speaker Wiring
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Burial Cable
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No Connector / Punch Down / Screw Terminals
Direct Burial
Outdoor Rated
Water Resistant
# of Conductors
4 Conductor
16 Gauge
1000 Feet
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Moisture and Sunlight Resistant Cable is Specifically Designed for Outdoor or Direct Burial Use
West Penn AQ245 Aquaseal Water Blocking 16 Gauge 4 Conductor Direct Burial Speaker Cable, 1,000 Feet
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West Penn AQ245 Aquaseal Water Blocking 16 Gauge 4 Conductor Direct Burial Speaker Cable, 1,000 Feet
West Penn AQ245 Aquaseal Water Blocking 16 Gauge 4 Conductor Direct Burial Speaker Cable, 1,000 Feet
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  • Aquaseal speaker cable approved for direct burial and outdoor use
  • 16 Gauge ASTM bare copper speaker wire
  • Cabled construction black, red, brown and blue wires in black PVC/Nylon insulation
  • Overall PVC Sunlight and Moisture Resistant jacket

Essential Info

Even if you have an expensive audio system and speakers, it's important to use high-quality speaker wire to get the sound to the outputs. West Penn's Aquaseal 4-Conductor 16-Gauge Speaker Cable is a 1000-foot spool of unshielded cabled construction ASTM bare copper speaker wire with Sunlight and Moisture Resistant PVC/Nylon jacket made specifically for outdoor and direct burial use. Since the cable is available in a 1000-foot spool, you'll be able to cut exactly the length you need to reach every speaker, even hard to reach remote outdoor ones . Wire strippers and cable connectors are sold separately.

When you think of Low-Voltage Indoor/Outdoor installations, one name jumps out of the water, AQUASEAL Water Resistant Cables. West Penn Wire set the standard for indoor/outdoor fire-alarm installations in 1995. Since then AQUASEAL Water Resistant Cables, the industries original water resistant, water blocking low voltage cable, has become the recognized name for indoor/outdoor applications. Do not let an inferior product rain on your parade. Choose the cable that exceeds expectations with water blocking performance!

Recommended Applications
  • Outdoor Speakers
  • Low Voltage Industrial Process Control Circuits
  • Power-Limited Circuits
  • Power-Limited Fire Alarm Circuits
  • Power-Limited Tray Cable PLTC

    The West Penn Aquaseal Water Blocking Direct Burial Cable is also available in the following sizes and configurations, each sold separately.
    12 Gauge Twisted Pair, 2 Conductor 1,000 Feet
    14 Gauge Twisted Pair, 2 Conductor 1,000 Feet
    16 Gauge Twisted Pair, 2 Conductor 1,000 Feet
    18 Gauge Twisted Pair, 2 Conductor 1,000 Feet
    14 Gauge 4 Conductor, 1,000 Feet
    18 Gauge 4 Conductor, 1,000 Feet

  • What's Included

  • 1x - 1,000 Foot Spool Aquaseal 16 Gauge, 4 Conductor Direct Burial Cable
  • Specifications

    ManufacturerWest Penn
    Manufacturer Product NoAQ245
    Cable Length1,000 Foot Spool
    Conductor16 AWG ASTM Bare Copper
    Insulation MaterialPVC/ Nylon
    Insulation ThicknessPVC 0.015''
    Nylon .005"
    Number of ConductorsFour
    Jacket MaterialSunlight and Moisture Resistant PVC
    Water-Blocking Tape2 Ply Water Swellable Tape
    Jacket Thickness0.040" Nom.
    Overall Cable Diameter0.355'' Nom.
    Approximate Cable Weight75lbs
    Flame RatingUL 1685 Vertical Tray
    Temperature Rating-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
    Operating Voltage300 V RMS
    Max.Capacitance Between Conductors28 pf/ft Nom.
    DC Resistance per Conductor4.2 Ohms/1M Nom.
    Insulation ColorsBlack, Red, Brown and Blue
    Jacket ColorBlack
    Max. Recommended Pull Tension108lbs
    Minimum Bend Radius3.5 Inches
    NEC RatingFPL - PLTC, NEC Article 760 And 725
    Approvals(UL) or (ETL)us Listed - Direct Burial
    Manufacturer WarrantyTen Year Limited Warranty

    Important notes:
    Only defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item. For defective returns after 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: West Penn Wire, Tel: (800) 245-4964 Ext 442


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