Heavy-Sideload Potentiometer

Feb. 22, 2007
A family of position-sensing potentiometers is capable of sustaining up to a 1-lb sideload force.

Designated as Models 7288 (10 turn), 7388 (three turn), 7488 (five turn), and 8148 (10-turn hybrid), the potentiometers sport an improved front bushing as well as an upgraded rear bearing. All models feature industry-standard specifications including an 0.875-in.-diameter housing, 0.25-in. shaft, and 0.375-in. bushing. Special configurations are available.

TT Electronics plc, BI Technologies,
4200 Bonita Place, Fullerton, CA 92835,
(714) 447-2300,

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