From: "Alex Gibson"
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 15:43:16 +1100
Organization: ihug ( New Zealand )
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"CBFalconer" wrote in message
> Zefram Cochrane wrote:
> > "RP Henry" wrote in message
> > > In schematics from European vendors I have seen things like 4k7
> > > meaning 4.7 kohms, for instance.
> > I've seen this for at least 40 years. Where are you, and if this
> > mode of presentation is unfamiliar to you, when did you first see
> > it ?
> > It's second nature to me to automatically read e.g 2u2 as a 2.2
> > microfarad capacitor. I had no idea this was euro-centric.
> I am in the US, and I don't recall ever seeing it before the
> previous 10 years or so. It actually makes a lot of sense, but old
> habits, and miles, pounds, deg. F etc. die hard. I also make an
> effort to use ISO date formats, which confuses some.
Starting to see quite a few 1/4, 1/2 and 1 watt resistors without color
just the number ie like 4k7 not just smd resistors
So what markings do you have on
the ceramic and tantlum capacitors ?
104 = 0.1uF, 103 = 0.01uF, 101 = 0.0001uF (100pF)?