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From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: resistor decoder
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2002 10:06:48 -0400
Organization: I'm trying!
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Tom Blough wrote:
> I need one that tells me what the colors WERE just before they all changed
> to black ;-)
> Tom Blough
> "Chuck Simmons" wrote in message
> > Oliver Dain wrote:
> > >
> > > I've just released GUI application I wrote that converts resistor color
> > > codes to values and vice-versa (the code is GPL'd). Granted you don't
> > > an application to do this for you, but sometimes its handy. The
> > > application will run on Linux and Windows (should run on other Unixes
> > > Mac OS X too but I haven't tested that). If you happen to have your
> > > "workshop" right next to your computer, like me, you may find this
> > >
> > > If you're interested its available at: http://resistor.sourceforge.net/
> > Now what we need is a scanner to psych out what the colors actually are
> > with the pigments some companies use. I've got a drawer full of 16.2K
> > resistors that look like they are 36.2K because the brown is a bit too
> > reddish. Ugh!
> > Chuck
> > --
> > ... The times have been,
> > That, when the brains were out,
> > the man would die. ... Macbeth
> > Chuck Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org
Then you need the one with the optional crystal ball.
An old fart since August 5th, 2002!
Michael A. Terrell
Check out my web site and tell me what you think.
I'm up to 160 pages, and still working on it.
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