Force-Sensing Linear Potentiometer: 4.0″×0.4″ Strip, Customizable Length

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Force-sensing linear potentiometers (FSLPs) from Interlink Electronics are passive components with resistances that depend on the magnitude and location of the force applied to the strip, making it easy to add novel touch interfaces or tactile sensors to your project. This 4″ (10 cm) strip can be cut to shorter, predefined lengths (1″, 2″, or 3″) to better suit your application. An external resistor (typically 4.7 kΩ to 10 kΩ) is required but not included.

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Force-sensing linear potentiometer (FSLP): 4.0″×0.4″ strip, customizable length.

Force-sensing linear potentiometer (4″ FSLP strip) with a US quarter for size reference.

Customizing the length of the 4″ FSLP strip.

4″ FSLP strip with top ink layer removed, revealing the internal conductor layer.

Pinout of the 4.0″×0.4″ force-sensing linear potentiometer (FSLP) strip.

Connection diagram for reading a force-sensing linear potentiometer (FSLP) with a microcontroller.

The two force-sensing linear potentiometers (FSLPs).

Example application: controlling a WS2812B LED strip with a 4″ force-sensing linear potentiometer (FSLP) strip.

Example application: controlling a WS2812B LED strip with a 4″ force-sensing linear potentiometer (FSLP) strip.


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