Introduction: Resistor Color Codes Easy to Remember

This is a mnemonic collage to help you remember resistor color codes;

0 - BLACK - Black hole (of course!)

1 - BROWN - Big brown log

2 - RED - Two red cherries

3 - ORANGE - Three golden baked cookies

4 - YELLOW - Four fingered cartoon hand

5 - GREEN - Five pointed green leaf

6 - BLUE - A six pack of BLUE (I'm Canadian)

7 - VIOLET - A violet/purple ribbon (shaped like number 7)

8 - GREY - A silver grey car logo (shaped like number 8)

9 - WHITE - Spiral shaped white shell (shaped like number 9)

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RandyD35 (author)2016-04-19

Bad Boys Rape Our Young Girls But Violet Gives Willingly for Gold and Silver. The neumonic for cable color code was: Why Run Backwards You Varmint (Conductor color: White-Red-Black-Yellow-Violet) -and- Buy Our Goods Buy Safe (binder colors: Blue-Orange-Green-Brown-Slate)

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mikenaly (author)2014-11-07

I learned "bad booze rots our young guts but vodka goes well"

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seamster (author)2014-11-07

This looks great, but what about 7, 8, and 9? There's no reference connecting the color to the number.

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