Electronic component colour codes

These are colour codes commonly found in resistors and capacitors.


Colour  First Digit Second Digit Third Digit Multiplier Tolerance
black 0 0 0 1  
brown 1 1 1 10 1.00%
red 2 2 2 100 2.00%
orange 3 3 3 1000  
yellow 4 4 4 10000  
green 5 5 5 100000  
blue 6 6 6 1000000  
violet 7 7 7 10000000  
grey 8 8 8 100000000  
white 9 9 9 1000000000  
 
gold       0.1 5.00%
silver       0.01 10.00%