From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
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Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 21:40:27 GMT
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On 22 Dec 2002 21:07:33 GMT, the renowned email@example.com
(Richard Steven Walz) wrote:
>In article ,
>Watson A.Name wrote:
>>j.b. miller wrote:
>>> One hundred Ohms.
>>> the R represents the Decimal Point which may NOT show up the schematic due
>>> to printing problems !
>>Er, you wanna try that again? Duh.
>When printers were more finicky, (still), and most people made GIFs of
>old schematics of old crapped-up printed paper schematics scanned in,
>(still), the decimal points would print poorly or resolution not capture
>them, then decimal points might get lost, so we started using the label
>AS the decimal, especially the UK and Europeans did this, (still).
Ah, so it's really driven by the inferior quality of European printing
and cruddy recycled paper. ;-)
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