RESISTOR COLOR CODE


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For example, a resistor with bands of yellow, violet, red, and gold will have first digit 4 (yellow in table below), second digit 7 (violet), followed by 2 (red) zeros: 4,700 ohms. Gold signifies that the tolerance is ±5%, so the real resistance could lie anywhere between 4,465 and 4,935 ohms.



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source: wikipediaelexp




3 comments:

  1. The color code always take a while to learn, but once you do, it all makes so much sense.

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  2. Don't forget there are 4, 5 and 6 band color codes. In the link under my name everything is explained.

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