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Old 27th April 2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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This is probably very simple for you experienced DIYers but I am a bit confused. I have a Noble 5W resistor with the following label: RGB5 0.33OhmK. Is this 0.33K Ohm resistor or 0.33 Ohm? I am confused by the K at the end. Service manual calls for 0.33 Ohm.

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Old 27th April 2012, 08:03 PM   #2
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Why not measure the resistors?
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Old 27th April 2012, 08:07 PM   #3
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Just ignore the K on the end as it will probably be some kind of manufacturer code or will indicate something else related to the resistor. They look like emitter resistors anyway, and normally have a value under 1 ohm, so the 0.33 ohm option is almost certain.
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K=10% I think with j=5% on the body of a resistor
so this is 0.33 ohm 10%
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Tolerance Code
Tolerance MIL Designation
5% J
20% M
10% K
2% G
1% F

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