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Potentiometer Resistance? Answered

You explained how "It does not matter what the resistance of the potentiometer is." Why is this? I see you can buy a varying range of resistance but if it doesnt do anything, do all of them serve the same purpose? Thank you.

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randofo

5 weeks ago

Yes. If you are not using it as a voltage divider, then the actual resistance is very important. Even if you are using it as a voltage divider, the resistance is still relevant in relation to the other components in the circuit to some extent.