Potentiometers are commonly used to control electrical devices such as volume controls on audio equipment. Potentiometers operated by a mechanism can be used as position transducers, for example, in a joystick.
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A 2 Axis Analog joystick with push down switch function. Pots are 10K Ohm. This includes a 5 pin Header, SparkFun Breakout....More
Product Category: Trimmer Resistors - Through Hole
Adjustment: Top Crossed
Product Type: Multi-Turn
17mm Rotary Potentiometer, .1W
Manufacturer: TT Electronics
Resistance: 500 Ohms
Mounting Style: Panel
Power Rating: 100 mW
Potentiometer 1K Ohm - Linear, PCB Mount .2W
Breadboard Friendly, Pins are just a bit large but will work on a standard size breadboard.
Manufacturer: TT Electronics <....More