What is a Resistor | Types of Resistor, Function, Color Code, Symbol

Santosh Das

Santosh Das

Santosh, founder of this Electronics Tutorial Website, is an Electronics Geek, Blogger and Young Entrepreneur. He possesses vast experience in the field of electronics, electronic components, PCB, Soldering, SMT, Telecommunication, ESD Safety, and PCB Assembly Tools, Equipment and Consumables. Keep visiting for daily dose of Tips and Tutorials.

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  1. August 1, 2019

    […] lights can have either a manual on-off switch or a photo resistor to turn the light ON when the sun sets and OFF when it gets light […]

  2. August 1, 2019

    […] is an electrical circuit that contains active and passive electronic components such as Capacitor, Resistor, Transistor, Diodes, Vacuum Tubes […]

  3. August 1, 2019

    […] basic electronic components of analog circuits are Passive (Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, and Memristors) and […]

  4. August 2, 2019

    […] Resistors, Capacitors, Diodes, […]

  5. August 4, 2019

    […] emitting diode (LED), Metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET), transistor (Q), resistor (R), relay (RLA, RY), switch (SW), transformer (T), thermistor (TH), transistor (Tr), integrated […]

  6. August 4, 2019

    […] of operating without an external power source. Typical passive components are resistors, capacitors, inductors and diodes (although the latter are a special […]

  7. August 4, 2019

    […] circuit comprising of electronic components such as capacitor, resistor, diode, transistor, inductor, coil, transformer etc is called an Electronic Circuit. These […]

  8. August 5, 2019

    […] What is a Resistor […]

  9. August 5, 2019

    […] work involved in heating a resistor is not very useful, unless we are making a hotplate; rather it is a byproduct of restricting the […]

  10. August 6, 2019

    […] There will be a small voltage across the diode, about 0.6 volts for Si, and this voltage will be largely independent of the current, very different from a resistor. […]

  11. August 9, 2019

    […] gain or directionality. They are also called Electrical elements or electrical components. E.g. resistors, capacitors, diodes, […]

  12. August 11, 2019

    […] Use following symbols: ‘blob’ () at each junction between wires, label components (resistors, capacitors, diodes etc) with their values, the positive (+) supply should be at the top and the […]

  13. August 11, 2019

    […] Resistors, Capacitors, Diodes, […]

  14. August 12, 2019

    […] Resistor is an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current. It is a passive device used to […]

  15. August 26, 2019

    […] by means of another electrical signal. Examples of passive electronic components are capacitor, resistor, inductor, transformer, and diode. Read: Active and Passive Electronic […]

  16. August 27, 2019

    […] a PCB is ready, it has to be assembled with active and passive electronic components like Resistor, SMD Capacitor, Transistor, Transformer, Diode, ICs etc. These electronic components can be […]

  17. November 26, 2019

    […] gain or directionality. They are also called Electrical elements or electrical components. E.g. Resistor, Capacitor, Diode, […]

  18. December 27, 2019

    […] Electronic Components – Inductors, Resistors, […]

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