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Resistor color codes

Colors and numerical values

Black    0
Brown    1
Red      2
Orange   3
Yellow   4
Green    5
Blue     6
Violet   7
Gray     8
White    9
An easy way to remember the colors is to just remember the following acronym to help you remember the order of the colors for the resistor color code from 0 to 9:
Bad Boys Ravage Our Young Girls, But Violet Gives Willingly.

Black, Brown, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet, Gray, White
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0

Multipliers

Color           Multiplier   Zeroes

Silver           0,01
Gold              0,1
Black               1          
Brown              10           0
Red               100          00
Orange          1 000         000
Yellow         10 000        0000
Green         100 000       00000
Blue        1 000 000      000000
Violet     10 000 000     0000000

Easy to remeber tip: There is as many zeroes as would be the numerical value of the color.

Color codes for accuracy

Silver   10%
Gold      5%
Brown     1%
Red       2%
Green     0,5%
Blue      0,25%
Violet    0,1%

Different number of colors and how to read them

Four colors:
1. color   ensimmäinen number
2. color   toinen number
3. color   number of zeroes
4. color   accuracy

Five colors:
1. color   ensimmäinen number
2. color   toinen number
3. color   kolmas number
4. color   number of zeroes
5. color   accuracy

Six colors:
1. color   ensimmäinen number
2. color   toinen number
3. color   kolmas number
4. color   number of zeroes
5. color   accuracy
6. color   temperature coeffiecent