July 1959 Electronics World
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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles
Electronics World, published May 1959
- December 1971. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.
"Who needs another color code chart?," you might be asking. Well, as is always the case there are new people coming into the electronics field all the time and they are looking for resources just as we were lo those many years ago when we were first smitten by the science. For that matter, a lot of seasoned electronics professionals and hobbyists decide to take on the task of refurbishing or repairing vintage equipment and need a quick reference for interpreting the colored dots and stripes on resistors, capacitors, and inductors, as well as the colors of transformer lead wires. Click on the image for a high resolution version that will print out well in a large format.
Color Codes Chart
Posted June 28, 2018