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    Vishay Foil Resistors are pleased to announce a new addition to our library of Facts At a Glance technical articles: “Reading Between the Lines in Resistor Datasheets.”


    The process of interpreting a resistor datasheet is not always straightforward. In fact, different manufacturers can and do attach different meanings to terms like “tolerance,” “TCR,” and “TCR Tracking.” In this tech note we explore the pitfalls of vague, exaggerated, and incomplete specsmanship with the goal of helping designers reach the fundamentals in a precision resistor datasheet within a few minutes. In addition to tolerance, TCR, and TCR tracking, we look at moisture resistance, reliability, stability, noise, ESD, and more to see what these terms really mean.  Find out more here:


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