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From: Chris Hills
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 10:19:05 +0000
Organization: Phaedrus Systems
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Zefram Cochrane
>"RP Henry" wrote in message
>> In schematics from European vendors I have seen things like 4k7 meaning
>> 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 2.2microfarad
>capacitor. I had no idea this was euro-centric.
I have noticed that the US seems to regard it's own standards as
"Standards" and any non US (usually ISO) standards as an imposition....
I once asked a US Engineer to supply documentation on A4 and he refused
to be forced into a "European standard" and was only going to use the
"Standard" Letter size that "everyone" uses!
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