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Wire Gauge, Resistance and Voltage Drop Calculation

Problem

I had an control system with 10 control stations. Each station required 24VDC power, with (-15%/+20% tolerance). Total current required was 23 Amps. My electrician wanted to power them up with single 24VDC power source. However, I did not know if the voltage drop over 1,000 ft wire would be too much. The […]