Potentiometers are three-terminal resistors which are capable of varying the resistance which can be controlled manually. It is also called pot. It is used as a rheostat when only two terminals, the wiper and an end, are used. There are different types of potentiometers, suited for different purposes and applications. The rotary potentiometer is used to deliver the position feedback signal of a rotating object using a sensor based mechanism. A linear potentiometer is also a position sensor, but it measures the axis displacement from left and right or upwards and downwards. Explore a wide range of branded potentiometers from Jim-Pak, Mallory, Bourns, CTS, Clarostat, etc. Shop for high-quality potentiometers today. Your order ships quick with an estimated delivery time of 3 business days or less.