A Nicer Mnemonic for the Resistor Color Code

Instead of using that awful misogynist mnemonic, how about:

Big Bears Run Over Your Gladiola Bed Vexing Garden Worms (go see now)


Resistor Color Codes

10^a = 10 raised to the a power
color number multipier tolerance
black 0 1 
brown 1 10^1 
red 2 10^2 
orange 3 10^3 
yellow 4 10^4 
green 5 10^5 
blue 6 10^6 
violet 7 10^7 
gray 8 10^8 
white 9 10^9 
gold   10^-1 5%
silver   10^-2 10%
no color     20%


back to hodgepodge page


back to [PICTURE-centipede] the Wendy Mukluk home page
8-9-99