Indicator tubes for transistor logic machines.
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Nov 10 00:41:55 CST 2007
On Thursday 08 November 2007 16:33, Tony Duell wrote:
> > Reminds me of a question that got thrown at me during a recent job
> > interview.
> > 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 tolerance it was. I responded that he didn't mention a tolerance
> > band, at 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%
The colors he said were "green, black red". Dunno if you'd call that a
preferred value, but I've seen such.
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