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Resistor Color Code


To find out how much the value of resistance (resistance) a fixed resistor, then we can see and read in the form of color coded color rings on the resistor body. Because not all resistor values ​​are listed with the symbol number in the form of numbers, but with a color-coded ring. The number of rings each resistor color code consists of 4 rings or 5 rings there are even more. For reading is not very different ways, namely:
1. Resistors have 4 rings, meaning the ring 1 and 2 is the value of a number or digit, ring the number 3 is a factor (0), whereas the fourth ring is the size tolerance.
2. Resistor with 5 color ring, meaning the ring 1, 2, and 3 are niali digit or digits to ring 4 is the multiplier (the number 0), sedangakan ring to 5 indicates the magnitude of tolerance.
3. Resistor with 6 color ring, meaning the ring 1, 2, and 3 are niali number or digit, fourth ring to the multiplier (the number 0), size 5 ring to tolerance, while the temperature coefficient rings to 6. For more details on the color code, it can be seen in the table below.


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  1. Nice blog you have here. It seems the 6th band of the resistor color code can also indicate the reliability instead of the thermal coefficient, see:http://www.resistorguide.com/resistor-color-code/ did you ever see such a resistor?

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