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Electronic Components - Resistor Reference Guide.

Resistor Reference Guide - Resistor Tools & Calculators

Resistor Color Code Chart

4 band color code
resistor 4 band color code
Example 1:
(Brown=1),(Black=0),(Orange=3)
10 x 103 = 10k ohm
Tolerance(Gold) = ±5%
5 band color code
resistor 5 band color code
Example 2:
(Yellow=4),(Violet=7),(Black=0),(Red=2)
470 x 102 = 47k ohm
Color Value Multiplier Tolerance (%)
black 0 0 -
brown 1 1 ±1
red 2 2 ±2
orange 3 3 ±0.05
yellow 4 4 -
green 5 5 ±0.5
blue 6 6 ±0.25
violet 7 7 ±0.1
gray 8 8 -
white 9 9 -
gold - -1 ±5
silver - -2 ±10
none - - ±20
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