Potentiometers and their application

Published 16.07.2010 Presenter Anton Pankratov

Along with rheostatic wiring diagrams for variable resistance, there also exist potentiometric wiring diagrams.
Before we proceed to describing them, let's define what is a potentiometer?
A potentiometer is an adjustable voltage divider, which is typically a resistor with a movable diverting contact.
Most potentiometers can be used as rheostats as well ...