The Great Search – Rotary Potentiometer @adafruit @digikey #deskofladyada #thegreatsearch
The Great Search (video) is a new series of videos focused on searching the Digi-Key catalog to narrow down to the parts you want to buy. This week: Rotary Encoders
Last week we took a peek at Rotary Encoders available at Digi-Key. This week we’re going to try to find a similar-footprint rotary potentiometer. When would you want a pot vs an encoder? What is a rheostat? What are some nifty options you can get when ordering? What about knobs? We’ll go digging for the potentiometer that best fits our project and share some tips as well.
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