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coding method of resistances in the form of 4k7, 8k2 or 560R? Answered

I just want to know the values of 8k2, 2k2, 1k5 and 560R and what type of coding method it is?

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JayefuuBest Answer (author)2010-05-12

8k2 is 8000 + 200 = 8200 ohms
4k7 is 4000 + 700 = .... ohms
2k2 is.......
1k5 is......
560R is 560 ohms

The "k" is short for thousand. So read k as thousand and you get 8 thousand point 2. 8200.

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JAVAB (author)Jayefuu2014-10-10

8k2 is 8000+200 = 8200 ohms => 8.2k is that correct

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acs1956 (author)Jayefuu2010-06-18

very many thanks, dear Jayefuu

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steveastrouk (author)2010-05-12

We use it to avoid missing the decimal point, and confusing the greek Omega for a '0'

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