From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 10:50:30 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 14:52:27 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that C <email@example.com>
wrote (in <firstname.lastname@example.org>) about 'what is 100R mean in a
schematics?', on Sat, 4 Jan 2003:
>My apologies, you are correct. The one cap was 22pF and the other 220pF.
>Error in the typo.
>BTW, I did measure them with mu miltimeter...I have a digital one that has a
>plug where you put in the legs of the cap and it does the rest. Thus, my
>question was not so much about which cap is which, but what do the markings
Well, if they really are 22 pF and 220 pF, the markings are INCORRECT! I
think it's much more likely that you are still mixed up about units and
the caps are 22 NANOfarads, 22 nF, and 220 nF, so that the markings are
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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