Resistors help?

Answer No -- the value of the resistor is very important for correct operation of the electronics.Try for SMD resistors or go to Fry's if you have one nearby.

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Characteristics of Resistors?

Resistors are some of the simplest and most common electrical components, appearing in most electric circuits. Even the filament in a light bulb is a resistor. The resistor gets its name from its f... Read More »

Who invented resistors?

Otis F. Boykin invented the electrical resistor and patented it on Feb. 21, 1961. He invented a total of 28 electronic devices with commercial as well as military applications. Among them are the p... Read More »

How do I check for bad resistors?

Disable the CurrentUnplug and turn off the device that has the resistor to prevent current from flowing through it. If current is flowing while you are testing it, you may receive incorrect results... Read More »

How do I connect resistors?

Connecting Resistors in SeriesMake a straight line with the two resistors. Push them together so the leads on the insides of the resistors touch along their entire lengths, then secure them by twis... Read More »