HOW TO – How to read a resistor (PDF)

R. Stern writes –

“I work in a computer lab with a physical computing studio, and recently I cleaned out the component closet. It occurred to me that the reason we had a build up of unlabled resistors was because noone knew how to read them without the Resistulator widget or a resistance calculator website, so I made a sign to tack into the cabinet itself for offline calculation. You can download the PDF for your own use. “Link.


  • HOW TO – Read color coded resistors – Link.
  • Read resistors with Resistulator – Link.

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