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12.7-mm Panel Pot Lasts A Lifetime

For applications requiring a long lifespan, the Model P260 12.7-mm rotary potentiometer exhibits a life cycle up to one million rotations. The potentiometer features a conductive plastic element with up to six gangs and sealing to thwart external contaminants. Typical applications include joysticks, musical instruments, industrial controls, position sensors, and board-mount panel controls. Resistance values range from 500Ω to 1 MΩ. Other specs include a power rating of 0.5W, standard tolerance to ±10%, maximum input voltage of 350 Vac, dielectric strength of 1.5 kVac, and an operating temperature range from -55°C to +125°C. Typical pricing for a standard, single-gang rotary potentiometer is approximately $2 each depending on volume. BI TECHNOLOGIES, Fullerton, CA. (714) 447-2518.


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