• EEVblog #215 – Gaussian Resistors

    Just how far out is that +/-1% metal film resistor you are using?
    Is it just random?
    Does it follow the classic bell shaped Gaussian response?
    What are the odds of getting one that’s spot on, or right out at the limits?
    Dave thought he’d find out, the hard way…

    Original Data can be found here, in both Open Office and Excel formats, play around yourself!

    See here for more analysis on the data by Bob from Ohio:

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