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SoftPot Membrane Potentiometer - 200mm

SKU 1538
1 review
£15.49 inc VAT
£12.91 ex VAT
2 in stock.

These are very thin variable potentiometers. By pressing down on various parts of the strip, the resistance linearly changes from 100Ohms to 10,000Ohms allowing the user to very accurately calculates the relative position on the strip. Can be used as an accurate positional indicator for CNC head positioning, variable user input (volume level input for example), straight user input (multiple button areas translate to given resistance levels), and many other applications.

The unit comes with adhesive backing. The connector is 0.1" spaced and breadboard friendly.

Please Note:

  • These potentiometers work great with a finger, or stylus.
  • Connect one side pin to ground via a 10K resistor in series.
  • Connect the other side pin to your Vcc power line (3V, 5V etc) via a different 10K resistor in series. Then read the analogue voltage on the centre pin. It will range from 1/3 Vcc to 2/3 Vcc . Do not connect to Ground and Power directly!