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Reading Resistors? Answered

Sorry if I missed this detail in the lesson. When reading resistors to find the value, how do we determine from which end to start reading colors? I understand we read from left to right, but how do we determine which end is left?

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randofoBest Answer (author)2017-03-16

With 4-band resistors it is towards the tolerance band which is typically gold (or sometimes silver). 5-band resistors are trickier because the band is often brown.

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