BJT transisor question

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Joined Oct 12, 2008
I have a BJT problem that under VCC the resistance is labeled RE and at the (normal) emitter side of the BJT is a resistance labeled RC, does this mean that the emitter and collector are switched ? I thought VCC represented voltage on the collector side. Is this assumption wrong, and VCC is just a voltage source and isn't labeled according to the BJT ?

thanks in Advance.

nm thanks anyways, i figured it out and if anyone was wondering you go off the placement of the arrow.
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Joined Mar 24, 2008
Yes, the arrow is all important, it defines the emitter. Without seeing your schematic it is impossible to tell, but it does sound like a typo.

Did it look something like this?


Just figured out your shorthand for never mind. :) BTW, welcome aboard.
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