SMD Rotary Position Sensor from PIHER North America
Piher North America
August 8, 2010
The PS15 potentiometer from PIHER North America, Libertyville, IL, is an SMD version of the company's PT15 potentiometer, with a 240° electrical angle and a 15 mm package. Features include 7 different rotor designs; 15 shaft styles; an optional detent with up to 27 different detent configurations anywhere within the electrical rotation; a shaftless design; 10,000 life cycle; linear, log, and antilog electrical tapers; and the ability to control variable outputs including frequency and change in motor speed or volume. Rotational angle is 265° ±5°, operating temperature is –40°C to 85°C, and tolerances are ±30%. Applications include test and measurement equipment, consumer electronics, automation equipment, and medical equipment control panels.
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