Rotary Potentiometer & Position Sensors


  • Less Space (1/2" Dia. Sizes)
  • Special Linearities Option
  • Greater Reliability
  • Mechanical Stops Option
  • Best Resolution
  • Longest Life
  • Best Output Smoothness
  • Various Non-Linear Tapers, Taps, Multi-sections, Electrical Angles, Special Total Resistance


Resistance (std., custom avail.) 1K, 2K, 5K, 10K, 20K Ohms ±10%
Electric Angle (std., custom avail.) 325°, 340°, 350°
Linearity (std., custom avail.) ±0.5%
Resolution Essentially Infinite
Output Smoothness 0.1% Max.
Resistance Temp. Coefficient ±400 PPM/°C Max.
Power Rating (Size Dependent) 0.5 to 2.0 Watts @ 70°C
Dielectric Strength 500 to 1000 VRMS
Insulation Resistance 100 Meg Ohms Min.
Housing (std., custom avail.) 0.500, 0.625, 0.875, 1.062, 1.437 In. Dia.
Housing Styles Servo & Bushing Mount
Shafts (std., custom avail.) 1/8, 1/4 Inch Dia.
Shaft Length (std., custom avail.)* Servo: 1/2", Bushing: 11/16"
Rotation 360°
Torque, Start 0.20 to 0.50 oz-in.
Torque, Running 0.15 to 0.40 oz-in.

Note: Shaft end Options - Screw Driver, Flat, and Through-Hole (Gear Mounting)

Cycle Life (std., custom avail.) 100 Million Min.
Operating Temperature -65°C to +125°C
Shock and Vibration per MIL-R-39023
Housing Anodized Aluminum
Cover Anodized Aluminum
Shaft Stainless Steel
Contacts Multifinger Precious Metal
Terminals Gold Plated
Lead Wires (custom option) 30 AWG Teflon - 6 Inch Min Length
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