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Potentiometer-Based Position Transducer Voltage Divider Calculator

INPUTS

Unit of Measure

transducer displacement: actual

actual travel

in, mm, °, etc.

transducer range: maximum

design travel

in, mm, °, etc.

power supply voltage (input voltage)

voltage applied across RED and BLACK

VDC

potentiometer power rating

per manufacturer's specification

W

potentiometer resistance

resistance between RED and BLACK

ohms


OUTPUTS

Unit of Measure

voltage output

voltage across WHITE and BLACK

5.7143

VDC

current (across potentiometer)

current across WHITE and BLACK

2.4000

mA

current (max recommended)

  20.0000

mA

power supply voltage (max recommended)

  100.0000

VDC

To learn more about potentiometers used as voltage dividers, review this "Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider" article.

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