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Mullard Colour Coding for Capacitors

03/12/2003 

By Chris Richardson
I thought I would document this here as I had trouble finding the information when reviving the Beeb Speak boards. They contained a capacitor with a now defunct colour coding system. Here it is:

 


Right hand lead is positive when viewed from the spot side
  Digits Multiplier Working
Voltage
Black 0 x 1 µF 10
Brown 1 x 10 µF --
Red 2 x 100 µF --
Orange 3 --- --
Yellow 4 --- 63
Green 5 --- 16
Blue 6 --- 20
Violet 7 --- --
Grey 8 x 0.01 µF 25
White 9 x 0.1 µF 3
Pink --- --- 35


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