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This table contains five columns. The first column gives a colour. The other four columns describe what that colour means in each of the four band positions.

Colour

Band 1

First digit

Band 2

Second digit

Band 3

Multiplier

Band 4

Tolerance

Black00× 1 (× 1)
Brown11× 10 (× 10)1%
Red22× 100 (× 100)2%
Orange33× 1 000 (× 1k)not used
Yellow44× 10 000 (× 10k)not used
Green55× 100 000 (× 100k)not used
Blue66× 1 000 000 (× 1M)not used
Violet77not used
Grey88not used
White99not used
Gold5%
Silver10%

 2.4 Colour coding and standard resistor values