Noob resistor identification problem

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Iancombe, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Iancombe

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    Hi I'm new on here and I'm having problems identifying a resistor that has burned out I'm a battery charger i have the colours are Black Green Silver Gold Black Amy help would be welcome thank you.
     
  2. bertus

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  3. MaxHeadRoom

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    With the 3rd colour silver it is most likely less than 1Ω.
    Does it read anything?
    Max.
     
  4. bertus

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  5. Iancombe

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    I have tried measuring it but it reads nothing. Here is a pic of it and see what you all think??

    Ian
     
  6. MaxHeadRoom

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    Anybodies guess?
    'Reads nothing'? do you mean open or zero resistance?
    Max.
     
  7. Iancombe

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    It reads 1 on meter I guess it's open no continuity.
     
  8. MaxHeadRoom

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    1Ω ??
    If so it is less than one ohm which is as guessed!
    Max.
     
  9. BillB3857

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    Some DVMs simply show 1 to indicate out of range. Do you see the same reading with the leads not touching anything, or each other?
     
  10. k7elp60

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    I will say it is 1.5Ω
     
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