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Unformatted text preview: can ignore it and simply read the resistance in Ohms. If the multiplier band is
diﬀerent than Black, multiply the reading by the appropriate value.
3. The 5th coloured band corresponds to the tolerance. Brown corresponds to ±1%. Thus
red, green, white, black, brown is 259 Ω ± 1%
4. If the resistor has one more band past the tolerance band it is a quality band, speciﬁed
as the “% Failure rate per 1000 hour”. Alligator Clips
An alligator clip (or crocodile clip) is a spring-loaded clip with serrated jaws, often used to
make temporary electrical connections. One of the jaws may have a wire attached or a 4 mm
banana plug inserted into it. Alligator clips are useful for connecting components in a circuit
to a multimeter for a quick measurement of resistance, voltage or current. However, they
should not normally be used in a circuit where you will be taking repeated measurements 8 Cat. No.
l BU-30TBO Description
Plated Steel Net Price
$.56 NO. 60 ALLIGATOR CLIP
Standard alligator clip in plated steel or sol...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course PHYS 2055 taught by Professor Drayethiraj during the Winter '14 term at Memorial University.
- Winter '14