Fraser, Colin J
Colin.Fraser at scottishpower.plc.uk
Tue Mar 31 09:56:29 CEST 1998
It's not a typo - the unit is often used in place of the decimal point,
presumably to save space on schematics etc.
eg 2M2 = 2.2M
4k7 = 4.7k
You might see it for other components than resistors too,
eg 4n7 = 4.7nF capacitor
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Maietta [mailto:SMAIET01 at ucis.vill.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 1998 7:03 AM
> To: synth-diy at mailhost.bpa.nl
> Subject: resistor naming...
> Sorry if this seems lame or whatever but I am tired of
> searching the web
> for info..
> What does 2M2 mean as a value for a resistor? Is is 2.2M?
> I have seen it
> in two separate places so I dont think it is a typo..
> Thanks for spreading the wealth..
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