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    Source of resistors without buying bulk

    Hello,

    Does anyone have a source of cheap 1/4W resistors in the UK?

    I don't want many (15 of each decade) but RS seems to sell in bulk (1000 / 5000 at a time) and mouser seems to be charging around 20p each (around £30 for 150 resistors). Does this sound reasonable or are there any cheaper sources?

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    Re: Source of resistors without buying bulk

    Hi,

    Farnell for example sells resistors.
    But without knowing the package....we even don't know whether you want THM or SMD...

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    Re: Source of resistors without buying bulk

    I used to buy 1/4W leaded resistors from element14. They are in paper tapes and quantity was 50+, 100+, 250+ and 1000+.

    I paid about 1 MYR (USD 0.25) for 4 pieces of resistors. I have bought in small quantity of 50 pcs and 100 pcs. Some of the named brands like Vishay were very expensive. So I normally bought the MULTICOMP brand which are cheaper.

    Nowadays I bought 1/4W, 1% resistors from Banggood. They came in various values and each value with 20 resistors. I just bought 2000 pcs of 100 values resistors from them shipping free. So that would probably last me 5 to 10 years. Values like 10K and 4,7K can be bought in bulk from E14. I did bought one time 1000pcs of 10K resistors from them and still have 50% leftover after doing a project.

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