Potentiometer: Definition, Types, And Working Principle

What is a Potentiometer? A potentiometer (also known as a pot or potmeter) is defined as a 3 terminal variable resistor in which the resistance is manually varied to control the flow of electric current. A potentiometer acts as an adjustable voltage divider. How Does a Potentiometer Work? A potentiometer is a passive electronic component. … Read more

AC Potentiometer

A potentiometer is an instrument which measures unknown voltage by balancing it with a known voltage. The known source may be DC or AC. The working phenomenon of DC potentiometer and AC potentiometer is same. But there is one major difference between their measurements, DC potentiometer only measures the magnitude of the unknown voltage. Whereas … Read more