How to Add a Raspberry Pi Potentiometer
The Raspberry Pi is an incredibly capable pocket sized machine. It’s compatible with a variety of external hardware that can be programmed for specific uses. It’s common to find Pi projects that require buttons, switches, and even servo motors!
But today we’re kicking things up a notch! In this guide, we’ll be setting up a potentiometer to work with the Raspberry Pi.
Pi potentiometer uses
These devices are very useful and one of the most versatile components for Pi projects. They can be used to adjust volume, the brightness of a light source, or even dial in a radio frequency.
I’ll be using a Raspberry Pi with the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS (formerly Raspbian) installed. Before you begin, it’s best to visit our guide on how to update Raspberry Pi OS.
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