By now, when I look at components I evaluate their aesthetics as much as I do their functionality. When I design boards, the look and feel of the component has to fit the design, not only what it’s supposed to be doing. Resistors come in an amazing spectrum of colours — particularly older ones! — and I wanted to find a way to use them for their colour rather than their value.
I had a bunch of resistors — 1/8W and 1/4W — left over from a project and I wanted to experiment with a symmetrical arrangement.
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