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Resistor Code Calculator

RESISTOR COLOR CODE CALCULATOR Resistor Color Code Calculator
BAND ONE BLACK BROWN RED ORANGE YELLOW GREEN BLUE VIOLET GRAY WHITE BAND TWO BLACK BROWN RED ORANGE YELLOW GREEN BLUE VIOLET GRAY WHITE BAND THREE BLACK BROWN RED ORANGE YELLOW GREEN BLUE VIOLET GOLD SILVER TOLERANCE NONE SILVER GOLD WHITEBLACK


Resistors are measured in ohms. Color "bands" are used to specify each band. There are three bands and sometimes four. The fourth band is the tolerance (Gold or Silver) if there is no band the tolerance is 20%.

The first three bands are colored:
Black = 0   Brown = 1  Red = 2  Orange = 3  Yellow = 4 Green = 5   Blue = 6Violet = 7Gray = 8White = 9The fourth band (if any) is colored:
Gold = 5%,   Silver= 10%,  (NONE = 20%)

To use this calculator simply select the color for each band from the drop down menus. Click "display value" for the result. To re-calculate, simply re-select any one of the drop down color bands, and continue...The c…