resistor naming...

Magnus Danielson magnus at
Tue Mar 31 20:18:04 CEST 1998

>>>>> "SM" == Steven Maietta <SMAIET01 at> writes:

 SM> Sorry if this seems lame or whatever but I am tired of searching the web
 SM> for info..
 SM> What does 2M2 mean as a value for a resistor?  Is is 2.2M?   I have seen it
 SM> in two separate places so I dont think it is a typo..
 SM> Thanks for spreading the wealth..

There are many old habbits in the world of electronics...

2M2 = 2.2 MOhm = 2.2 * 10  Ohm

2.2 MOhm is the correct SI form.

Some old versions where 2.2 kkohm (kilokiloohm) and similar things.

2R2 refers to 2.2 Ohm.


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