Unit 10 - Potentiometers
This unit explains the functionality of a potentiometer.
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This unit explains how a potentiometer works from a physical and programming standpoint.
- Explain the purpose of a potentiometer
- Explain how a potentiometer operates
- Explain the difference in a shaft encoder and a potentiometer
- Given the components of a VEX robotics design system program potentiometer in autonomous mode to have the robot move forward, pick up a ball using the potentiometer, avoid the ball stand, and then drop the ball at the end of the court
Quiz on the unit
- Check for understanding