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Features
■ Compact
■ Flexible wire leads
■ Sealed
■ Economical
■ Long life
■ RoHS compliant*
■ Infinite resolution
■ Free shaft rotation
■ AC or DC
■ Shaft options available
3046 Linear Motion Potentiometer
Specifications†
Standard Electrical Travel
.............................. 0.15, 0.25, 0.35 in.
(3.81, 6.35, 8.89 mm)
Standard Resistances
.................... 1K to 50K ohms (±20 %)
Independent Linearity .................... ±5 %
Resolution ................................... Infinite
Power Rating @ 70 °C (158 °F)
........................................... 0.125 watt
Operating Temperature Range
............................... -55 °C to +125 °C
Temperature Coefficient ...1000 PPM/°C
Insulation Resistance ........50 megohms
@ 500 VDC
Backlash ................................. Negligible
Shaft Actuating Force .. 2N max. @ 21 °C
Life ..................................500,000 cycles
Shock ................................ 50 G for 7ms
Vibration ........................ 20 G, 10-2K Hz
Marking.........Manufacturer’s trademark,
resistance code, wiring diagram,
date code, manufacturer’s model
number and style
Specifications are typical. Contact factory for
special requirements.
† Specifications applicable from 5 % to 95 %
of electrical travel.
How to Order
3046 L - 2 - 502
Product Dimensions
10.46 ± 0.05
(.412 ± .002)
6.604 ± 1.016
(.260 ± .040)
10.26 ± 0.05
(.404 ± .002)
#0-80 UNF-2A
THREADED SHAFT
(STANDARD).
SHAFT SHOWN IN
RETRACTED
POSITION
40.41 ± 0.05
(1.591 ± .002)
1.59 ± .013
DIA.
(.0625 ± .0005)
19.68 ± 0.13
(.775 ± .005)
CHAMFER:
0.25
(0.10)
45° X
3 ELECTRICALLY INSULATED LEADWIRES
152.40
MINIMUM LENGTH (28 AWG INSULATED CONDUCTOR)
(6.00)
6.58 ± 0.07
(.259 ± .003)
.010
TOLERANCES: ±
EXCEPT WHERE NOTED
(0.25)
5.69 ± 0.07
(.224 ± .003)
RED
2 WIPER
YELLOW
1
GREEN
3
DIMENSIONS:
SHAFT EXTENDED
Model
Style
Range (Travel)
1 = 0.15 ” (3.81 mm)
2 = 0.25 ” (6.35 mm)
3 = 0.35 ” (8.89 mm)
Resistance Value
WIRING DIAGRAM
Standard Resistance Table
Resistance
(Ohms)
Resistance
Code
1,000
2,500
5,000
10,000
20,000
50,000
102
252
502
103
203
503
4.5 ± 0.38
(.177 ± 0.15)
REV. 04/15
*RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC Jan. 27, 2003 including annex and RoHS Recast 2011/65/EU June 8, 2011.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
The device characteristics and parameters in this data sheet can and do vary in different applications and actual device performance may vary over time.
Users should verify actual device performance in their specific applications.
MM
(INCHES)
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