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Potential divider to adjust volume and sensors

  1. Mar 18, 2016 #1
    Can someone explain in depth ( in simple term) how potential divider is link to adjusting volume and sensors. Please share any digram if it ia helpful for me.

    Thank you
     
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  3. Mar 18, 2016 #2

    berkeman

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    Can you show us what you have been reading about this so far? What parts are confusing you? It will make it a lot easier for us to help you if you show us what you have been reading... :smile:
     
  4. Mar 18, 2016 #3
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    I understand what the book says but i cannot imagine it and construct a circuit with potenial divider, and the uses of it as well. and i dont want to learn it as fact.
     
  5. Mar 18, 2016 #4

    berkeman

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    Well that's your problem! It's all sideways! :woot:

    And with no diagrams. What diagrams have you been using to learn about resistor dividers and potentiometers and their uses?
     
  6. Mar 18, 2016 #5

    meBigGuy

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potentiometer

    After reading everything in the above link, especially the theory of operation, try searching for answers to any questions.
    Then, if you still have questions, post them here.
     
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