A Closer Look at Resistors

A Closer Look at Resistors
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Makezine_COTM_Resistors-BadgeMAKE alumnus and supernerd Collin Cunningham rhapsodizes about everyone’s favorite current-fighting backbone of circuitry–the resistor–in this classic MAKE video. Collin talks about Ohm’s Law, resistor color codes, and using pencil graphite to make paper resistors.

4 thoughts on “A Closer Look at Resistors

  1. miroslava von schlockbaum says:

    this is typically wonderful from Collin – thank you!

    and (i swear this is) the last time i’m annoy moderation about this; but is there any reason to have a “tag” system on the makezine site and not have this excellent video also appear here:

  2. James Bryant says:

    This is great. If you want more detail about resistor color codes (and a lot else about resistors) go the Analog Devices website and see this in the “Rarely Asked Questions” area:

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