Resistance Colour Codes

Carbon Film Resistors


(Band1, Band2, Band3)


Colour B1 B2 B3

Silver x0.01

Gold x0.1

Black 0 0 x1

Brown 1 1 x10

Red 2 2 x100

Orange 3 3 x1,000

Yellow 4 4 x10,000

Green 5 5 x100,000

Blue 6 6 x1,000,000

Violet 7 7 x10,000,000

Grey 8 8 x100,000,000

White 9 9


Fourth Colour band tolerance: Red - 2%, Gold - 5%, Silver - 10%, None - 20%


Metal Film Resistors


(Band1, Band2, Band3,Band4)


Colour B1 B2 B3 B4

Silver x0.01

Gold x0.1

Black 0 0 0 x1

Brown 1 1 1 x10

Red 2 2 2 x100

Orange 3 3 3 x1,000

Yellow 4 4 4 x10,000

Green 5 5 5 x100,000

Blue 6 6 6 x1,000,000

Violet 7 7 7 x10,000,000

Grey 8 8 8 x100,000,000

White 9 9 9


Fifth Colour band tolerance: Brown - 1%, Red - 2%, Green - 0,5%

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