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[Common Resistor Values]

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The table below lists the commonly available resistors, and their value, standard notation and colour codes. These values are also referred to as the preferred number series.
 

Common Resistor Values

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Value (Ohm) [W]

Notation

Colour Code

1.0*

1R0

Brown - Black - Silver

1.1

1R1

Brown - Brown - Silver

1.2*

1R2

Brown - Red - Silver

1.3

1R3

Brown - Orange - Silver

1.5*

1R5

Brown - Green - Silver

1.6

1R6

Brown - Blue - Silver

1.8*

1R8

Brown - Grey - Silver

2.0

2R0

Red - Black - Silver

2.2*

2R2

Red - Red - Silver

2.4

2R4

Red - Yellow - Silver

2.7*

2R7

Red - Purple - Silver

3.0

3R0

Orange - Black - Silver

3.3*

3R3

Orange - Orange - Silver

3.6

3R6

Orange - Blue - Silver

3.9*

3R9

Orange - White - Silver

4.3

4R3

Yellow - Orange - Silver

4.7*

4R7

Yellow - Purple - Silver

5.1

5R1

Green - Brown - Silver

5.6*

5R6

Green - Blue - Silver

6.2

6R2

Blue - Red - Silver

6.8*

6R8

Blue - Grey - Silver

7.5

7R5

Purple - Green - Silver

8.2*

8R2

Grey - Red - Silver

9.1

9R1

White - Brown - Silver

10*

10R

Brown - Black - Black

11

11R

Brown - Brown - Black

12*

12R

Brown - Red - Black

13

13R

Brown - Orange - Black

15*

15R

Brown - Green - Black

16

16R

Brown - Blue - Black

18*

18R

Brown - Grey - Black

20

20R

Red - Black - Black

22*

22R

Red - Red - Black

24

24R

Red - Yellow - Black

27*

27R

Red - Purple - Black

30

30R

Orange - Black - Black

33*

33R

Orange - Orange - Black

36

36R

Orange - Blue - Black

39*

39R

Orange - White - Black

43

43R

Yellow - Orange - Black

47*

47R

Yellow - Purple - Black

51

51R

Green - Brown - Black

56*

56R

Green - Blue - Black

62

62R

Blue - Red - Black

68*

68R

Blue - Grey - Black

75

75R

Purple - Green - Black

82*

82R

Grey - Red - Black

91

91R

White - Brown - Black

100*

100R

Brown - Black - Brown

110

110R

Brown - Brown - Brown

120*

120R

Brown - Red - Brown

130

130R

Brown - Orange - Brown

150*

150R

Brown - Green - Brown

160

160R

Brown - Blue - Brown

180*

180R

Brown - Grey - Brown

200

200R

Red - Black - Brown

220*

220R

Red - Red - Brown

240

240R

Red - Yellow - Brown

270*

270R

Red - Purple - Brown

300

300R

Orange - Black - Brown

330*

330R

Orange - Orange - Brown

360

360R

Orange - Blue - Brown

390*

390R

Orange - White - Brown

430

430R

Yellow - Orange - Brown

470*

470R

Yellow - Purple - Brown

510

510R

Green - Brown - Brown

560*

560R

Green - Blue - Brown

620

620R

Blue - Red - Brown

680*

680R

Blue - Grey - Brown

750

750R

Purple - Green - Brown

820*

820R

Grey - Red - Brown

910

910R

White - Brown - Brown

1 000*

1K0

Brown - Black - Red

1 100

1K1

Brown - Brown - Red

1 200*

1K2

Brown - Red - Red

1 300

1K3

Brown - Orange - Red

1 500*

1K5

Brown - Green - Red

1 600

1K6

Brown - Blue - Red

1 800*

1K8

Brown - Grey - Red

2 000

2K0

Red - Black - Red

2 200*

2K2

Red - Red - Red

2 400

2K4

Red - Yellow - Red

2 700*

2K7

Red - Purple - Red

3 000

3K0

Orange - Black - Red

3 300*

3K3

Orange - Orange - Red

3 600

3K6

Orange - Blue - Red

3 900*

3K9

Orange - White - Red

4 300

4K3

Yellow - Orange - Red

4 700*

4K7

Yellow - Purple - Red

5 100

5K1

Green - Brown - Red

5 600*

5K6

Green - Blue - Red

6 200

6K2

Blue - Red - Red

6 800*

6K8

Blue - Grey - Red

7 500

7K5

Purple - Green - Red

8 200*

8K2

Grey - Red - Red

9 100

9K1

White - Brown - Red

10 000*

10K

Brown - Black - Orange

11 000

11K

Brown - Brown - Orange

12 000*

12K

Brown - Red - Orange

13 000

13K

Brown - Orange - Orange

15 000*

15K

Brown - Green - Orange

16 000

16K

Brown - Blue - Orange

18 000*

18K

Brown - Grey - Orange

20 000

20K

Red - Black - Orange

22 000*

22K

Red - Red - Orange

24 000

24K

Red - Yellow - Orange

27 000*

27K

Red - Purple - Orange

30 000

30K

Orange - Black - Orange

33 000*

33K

Orange - Orange - Orange

36 000

36K

Orange - Blue - Orange

39 000*

39K

Orange - White - Orange

43 000

43K

Yellow - Orange - Orange

47 000*

47K

Yellow - Purple - Orange

51 000

51K

Green - Brown - Orange

56 000*

56K

Green - Blue - Orange

62 000

62K

Blue - Red - Orange

68 000*

68K

Blue - Grey - Orange

75 000

75K

Purple - Green - Orange

82 000*

82K

Grey - Red - Orange

91 000

91K

White - Brown - Orange

100 000*

100K

Brown - Black - Yellow

110 000

110K

Brown - Brown - Yellow

120 000*

120K

Brown - Red - Yellow

130 000

130K

Brown - Orange - Yellow

150 000*

150K

Brown - Green - Yellow

160 000

160K

Brown - Blue - Yellow

180 000*

180K

Brown - Grey - Yellow

200 000

200K

Red - Black - Yellow

220 000*

220K

Red - Red - Yellow

240 000

240K

Red - Yellow - Yellow

270 000*

270K

Red - Purple - Yellow

300 000

300K

Orange - Black - Yellow

330 000*

330K

Orange - Orange - Yellow

360 000

360K

Orange - Blue - Yellow

390 000*

390K

Orange - White - Yellow

430 000

430K

Yellow - Orange - Yellow

470 000*

470K

Yellow - Purple - Yellow

510 000

510K

Green - Brown - Yellow

560 000*

560K

Green - Blue - Yellow

620 000

620K

Blue - Red - Yellow

680 000*

680K

Blue - Grey - Yellow

750 000

750K

Purple - Green - Yellow

820 000*

820K

Grey - Red - Yellow

910 000

910K

White - Brown - Green

1 000 000*

1M

Brown - Black - Green

1 100 000

1M1

Brown - Brown - Green

1 200 000*

1M2

Brown - Red - Green

1 300 000

1M3

Brown - Orange - Green

1 500 000*

1M5

Brown - Green - Green

1 600 000

1M6

Brown - Blue - Green

1 800 000*

1M8

Brown - Grey - Green

2 000 000

2M0

Red - Black - Green

2 200 000*

2M2

Red - Red - Green

2 400 000

2M4

Red - Yellow - Green

2 700 000*

2M7

Red - Purple - Green

3 000 000

3M0

Orange - Black - Green

3 300 000*

3M3

Orange - Orange - Green

3 600 000

3M6

Orange - Blue - Green

3 900 000*

3M9

Orange - White - Green

4 300 000

4M3

Yellow - Orange - Green

4 700 000*

4M7

Yellow - Purple - Green

5 100 000

5M1

Green - Brown - Green

5 600 000*

5M6

Green - Blue - Green

6 200 000

6M2

Blue - Red - Green

6 800 000*

6M8

Blue - Grey - Green

7 500 000

7M5

Purple - Green - Green

8 200 000*

8M2

Grey - Red - Green

9 100 000

9M1

White - Brown - Green

10 000 000*

10M

Brown - Black - Blue

 

Notes

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* denotes preferred value.