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Panel Pot Can Dive Deep

The P13SM cermet panel potentiometer debuts as the industry's first such component IP68-sealed against deep-sea water. Featuring a stainless steel shaft and bushing, the component withstands deep-sea saltwater conditions up to 100 feet and achieves corrosion resistance times of up to 960 hours in a salt spray test. Power rating is 1.5W at +70°C and typical TCR is ±75 ppm/°C. The potentiometer is available in 3.17- and 6-mm shaft diameters and in multiple shaft lengths. Operating temperature spans - 55°C to +125°C. Pricing begins at $22 per piece. VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY, INC., Malvern, PA. (619) 336-0860.

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