From: Chris Hills
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 18:16:23 +0000
Organization: Phaedrus Systems
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 18:18:54 +0000 (UTC)
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In article <email@example.com>, Lewin
A.R.W. Edwards writes
>> >> the R represents the Decimal Point which may NOT show up the schematic due
>> >> to printing problems !
>> >This seems to be becoming more common.
>> AFAIK it has been standard practice for over 10 years.
>Yes, but everybody who uses this system, who isn't European, seems to
>be slightly embarrassed about using it. Whenever I've seen this
>convention mentioned in texts (in my homeland, and in the USA as well)
>it has been described as a European convention. Even in high school my
>physics teacher described it as a European way of doing things, which
>the textbook author must have been using "for consistency, because the
>book is sold overseas".
We get the same thing here with books because they have to cater for the
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