With its unique properties, this product can be used for a variety of applications. It serves as an accurate positional indicator for CNC head positioning, providing precise control for your machining needs. Additionally, it can be used as a variable user input, such as a volume level input, where different pressure points on the strip translate to varying resistance levels. It can also be used as a straightforward user input, where multiple button areas correspond to specific resistance levels.
The Sparkfun SoftPot Membrane Potentiometer - 50mm is designed for user convenience. It comes with an adhesive backing for easy installation and a connector that is spaced at 2.54mm, making it friendly for use with a breadboard.
One of the standout features of this product is that it works exceptionally well with a finger or stylus, giving users a tactile way to interact with their projects or applications.
For more information about the product, Sparkfun provides a range of resources including a datasheet, basic information, specification sheet, hookup guide, and a Bildr tutorial.