Fine-Tuning Resistor Values…With a File

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

2246 Articles

By John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

2246 Articles

Makezine_COTM_Resistors-BadgeWhat if you need a 10-ohm resistor? No, not 9.92 ohms, but precisely ten? Gareth of Let’s Make Robots shows how simply filing a little bit away from the resistor’s casing increases its resistance. Now, what would you do if the measured value was 10.02 ohms?

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