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Basic Electronic

Resistor Color Code

Color Value Multiplier Tolerance
(%)
Black 0 0 -
Brown 1 1 ± 1
Red 2 2 ± 2
Orange 3 3 ± 0.05
Yellow 4 4 -
Green 5 5 ± 0.5
Blue 6 6 ± 0.25
Violet 7 7 ± 0.1
Gray 8 8 -
White 9 9 -
Gold - - 1 ± 5
Silver - - 2 ± 10
None - - ± 20
Resistor 
Example 1
(Brown=1),( Black=0 ),( Orange = 3)
10 x 103 = 10k ohm
Tolerance(Gold) = ±5%

Resistor 
Example 2
(Yellow=4),(Violet=7),(Black=0),(Red=2)
470 x 102 = 47k ohm
Tolerance(Brown) = ±1%

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Writer : delon  |
17 Dec 2005 Sat   
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