# Electronics/Basics/Component Values

From Servfire

## Resistors

Value | Colour | |
---|---|---|

0 | Black | |

1 | Brown | |

2 | Red | |

3 | Orange | |

4 | Yellow | |

5 | Green | |

6 | Blue | |

7 | Violet | |

8 | Grey | |

9 | White | |

5% | Gold | - 5% tolerance, or 0.1 multiplier |

10% | Silver | - 10% tolerance, or 0.01 multiplier |

4 Band Resistors - value value multiplier tolerance

5 Band Resistors - value value value multiplier tolerance

## Capacitors

### Ceramics

value value multiplier tolerance

Value is in picofarads. Tolerance is a single letter.

J | 5% |

K | 10% |

M | 20% |