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Sensors Insights by Mark Howard A Comparison of Inductive and Capacitive Position Sensors

By Mark Howard, Guest Contributor

To work effectively, designers need to know the similarities and differences of inductive and capacitive position sensors. More>>

 




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February 12, 2016 | Article | By Mark Howard

To work effectively, designers need to know the similarities and differences of inductive and capacitive position sensors. more>>


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