6. Re: Red is Right etc.
"Neil Tungate" neil_eurodead
Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:01 am ((PDT))
Lou Judson wrote:
> Seems most standards are arbitrary, except the only multi color that
> makes sense to me is the spectrum - I never was able to memorize the
> numbers associated with the resistor colors, but learned the sequence
> of the spectrum while editing radio programs with Buckminster Fuller -
> he would rattle them off so fast that to sort them out I found it
> memorized! Similar to the resistor code, as in the hosa example I
> quoted a moment ago.
A useful rhyme, taught to me by a friend many years ago, helps:
Billy Brown revives on your gin but prefers good whiskey!
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