9/10Moroccomoose wrote:I haven't used the resistor code since A levels! But isn't it just the rainbow...Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain...With Black and Brown tagged on the front and white on the end, Black being 0 and white 9. Last colour is number of zeros?
Then the tolerance band.silver for 10% and gold for 5%....
Didn't google, honest!
Did I pass the test Dave?
There is no Indigo, instead grey is 8.
There are two more tolerance colours these days Red (very common) and Brown
Having Red as a tolerance band can make it quite difficult working out the value when some manufacturers don't put the required gap between this and the value bands :protest: