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Old 08-15-2010, 02:30 AM   #1
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Default Electrical Calculators for the DIY project builders

This may be old information but i'll pass it along.
For figuring out wattage, amps, volts and watts;
http://www.diyalarmforum.com/ohms-law-calculator/

Four band resistor colors, this for LED current limiting plus voltage drops;
http://www.diyalarmforum.com/4-band-resistor-calc/

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Old 08-15-2010, 03:47 AM   #2
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I know an offensive mnemonic for memorizing resistor codes. It's awful, but it's also something that you don't forget...

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Old 08-15-2010, 05:03 AM   #3
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I know an offensive mnemonic for memorizing resistor codes. It's awful, but it's also something that you don't forget...
I'll take "Bad Boys" vs Bright Boys", it sounds better.
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I know an offensive mnemonic for memorizing resistor codes. It's awful, but it's also something that you don't forget...
so what is it?
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http://everything2.com/title/Bad+Boy...ives+Willingly
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Yep, I figured it was this one. I know it with one word changed that makes it even more offensive, but also enhances the mnemonic in a way I can't describe.
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and way more racist.

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