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Potentiometers and Encoders For Electronics Projects

In this post we'll dive deep into the mechanics of rotary encoders and potentiometers and provide some simple code.

While both devices are essential for measuring rotational movement, they have distinct ways of operating. Rotary encoders generate digital signals, capturing both the degree of rotation and its direction – perfect for projects where precision is key. Potentiometers act as variable resistors, offering an analog output that's invaluable for it's simplicity.

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