# Basic Electrical and Electronic Symbols

Main **electronic and electrical symbols** that represent functions, components, devices and circuits in electronic and electrical schematic diagrams.They all belong to the most common and widely used standards in the world.

These **basic electrical symbols** are represented with their generic symbol. For specific representations, you can access their family in the related link in the "+ symbol" attached to the device name.

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## Symbols of pasive components |
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Resistor IEC system + symbols |
Resistor NEMA system + symbols |
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Inductor / Coil + symbols |
Capacitor + symbols |
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Switch + symbols |
Circuit switch + symbols |
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Push-button switch + symbols |
Plug - Contact male IEC system + symbols |
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Fuse + symbols |
Socket - Contact female IEC system + symbols |
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Electric line / Wire + symbols |
Plug - Contact male NEMA system + symbols |
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Earth / Ground + symbols |
Socket - Contact female NEMA system + symbols |
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## Symbols of active components |
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Diode + symbols |
Diac + symbols |
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Thyristor + symbols |
Triac + symbols |
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Integrated circuit / IC / Chip + symbols |
Amplifier + symbols |
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Generator + symbols |
Battery + symbols |
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Transistor + symbols |
Vacuum tube / Electron tube e.g. Diode + symbols |
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## Symbols of Logic Gates (Digital electronic) |
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AND gate ANSI system + symbols |
OR gate ANSI system + symbols |
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NAND gate ANSI system + symbols |
NOR gate ANSI system + symbols |
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Logic inverter + symbols |
Display 7-segment LED + symbols |
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AND gate British system + symbols |
OR gate British system + symbols |
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AND gate NEMA system + symbols |
OR gate NEMA system + symbols |
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## Electrical test & control equipment symbols |
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Ammeter + symbols |
Voltmeter + symbols |
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Ohmmeter + symbols |
Frequency meter + symbols |
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Wattmeter + symbols |
Electric clock + symbols |
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Electrical counter / Integrator The asterisk is replaced by the letter or symbol for the quantity count + symbols |
Recording instrument The asterisk is replaced by the letter or symbol of the magnitude recorded + symbols |
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## Other basic electrical and electronic symbols |
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Antenna / Aerial + symbols |
Speaker / Loudspeaker + symbols |
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Microphone + symbols |
Lamp / Light Bulb + symbols |
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Direct current, DC + symbols |
Alternating current, AC + symbols |
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Positive polarity + symbols |
Negative polarity + symbols |
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Oscillator / Crystal + symbols |
Relay + symbols |
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Transformer + symbols |
Motor + symbols |
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## Index of all Electrical and Electronic Symbols## Download symbols |