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Essential Electronic Components: Switches, Encoders, and Potentiometers

Switches, Encoders, and Potentiometers are all types of electronic components used to control electrical devices.

A switch is a simple on/off device that interrupts or allows the flow of current in a circuit. Switches can be operated manually, by a lever or button, or automatically, by a sensor or other input.


Encoders are devices that convert mechanical motion into digital signals that can be used to control electronic devices. They are used in a variety of applications, including robotics, motor control, and industrial automation.


Functions and Applications of Switches in Electronic Circuits


Potentiometers are variable resistors that allow you to adjust the level of electrical resistance in a circuit. They are often used to control the volume or tone of audio devices, or to adjust the brightness of a display. A potentiometer is a three-terminal resistor with a sliding or rotating contact that forms an adjustable voltage divider. If only two terminals are used, one end and the wiper, it acts as a variable resistor or rheostat.

Overall, switches encoders potentiometers are all important components in electronic systems, and each has its own specific uses and advantages depending on the application.


Encoders: Converting Mechanical Motion into Digital Signals


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Potentiometers: Variable Resistors for Fine-Tuned Control


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