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Slide Potentiometers

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Potentiometers are variable resistors that are used to manually adjust electric resistance in a circuit. Functioning as variable voltage dividers, potentiometers offer reliable voltage control and enable the fine-tuning of electrical seetings in countless applications.

Slide potentiometers are suitable for use in various industrial and commercial applications. The slide potentiometers offer various mounting styles, lever options, center detent options, and various standard resistance values and tapers. Ask our sales representatives for modified or custom requirements. Whatever your design requires, CTS has a solution to suit your needs.

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Carbon Composition Slide Potentiometers

Slide potentiometers are versatile and give the designer a thin construction and multiple mounting options. As a standard construction, the products are available with the actuator parallel or perpendicular to the PC board. Options include various actuator lengths, terminal styles, resistance values, and travel options to meet your design requirements.  In addition, Model 448 offers single and dual elements, an optional switch and various travel lengths from 10mm to 60mm.

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