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Linear SoftPot (Ribbon Sensor) - 100mm

SKU: ADA178

$13.50 AUD, inc GST
$12.27 AUD, exc GST

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Linear SoftPot (Ribbon Sensor) - 100mm
13.5 AUD

SKU: ADA178

$13.50 AUD, inc GST
$12.27 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 134 units dispatch in 4 to 8 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 25th of Dec with Express Post within Australia.

Manufactured by Spectra Symbol, these are nice little ribbon controllers (also known as 'soft potentiometers') with an adhesive backing.

There is a nominal 10K resistance across the two outer leads. The middle pin resistance with respect to either of the outer pins changes depending on where on the strip one presses. When no pressure is applied, the middle pin floats, so be sure to use some sort of weak pullup, such as 100K ohm.

To use 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 analog voltage on the center pin. It will range from 1/3 Vcc to 2/3 Vcc . Do not connect to Ground and Power directly!

Datasheet, diagrams & schematics, and more information at the manufacturer's website!

Technical Details

Dimensions:

  • Length: 140.6mm/5.54in
  • Width: 20.50mm/0.81in
  • Thickness: 0.58mm/0.023in
  • Weight: 1.68g/0.06oz

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We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

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