Indicator tubes for transistor logic machines.
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Nov 8 15:33:45 CST 2007
> Reminds me of a question that got thrown at me during a recent job interv=
> iew. =20
> The guy threw three colors at me and asked me what value resistor that=20
> represented, which was fairly trivial to answer. Then he asked me what=20
> tolerance it was. I responded that he didn't mention a tolerance band, =
> which point he told me that there wasn't one.
> "20%, though I haven't run into one of those in quite a while..."
Did he pack a set of colours that could have been a prefered value in the
20% series? I would have been worried if he'd said something like
'Orange, White, Red', since AFAIK 3.9k resistors never made with a 20%
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