Contacting linear position sensor / Slide Potentiometer

Provides a cost-efficient, highly reliable solution for slider potentiometer and linear position sensing applications:

  • Automotive seat position memory
  • HVAC sensor
  • Central locking
  • Headlamp levelling position and rear-view mirror position sensors
  • Front and rear load angle sensor used to measure the angle of car head lights.

Main features

  • 7,25mm, 8mm or 12mm travel
  • High reliability
  • Simple construction (only 3 component parts)
  • Over-moulding manufacturing technique
  • Plastic or metal clip versions available
  • Various fixation means: clip type (inward/outward actuating), locating pins,…


Range of values 1K to 100K ohms
Tolerance ± 30%
Max. voltage* 50 VDC to 100 VDC
Power rating* 0.20 W @ 50°C
Operating temperature -40°C to +105°C
Taper** Linear
Relative linearity** ± 2%
Mechanical Life 50K cycles

* Depending on model ** Others check availability

Mechanical travel NPL07 - 7,25mm
NPL08 - 8mm
NPL12 - 12mm
Electrical travel (see how to order)
Sliding force ≤2N @ 10mm/sec
Stop strenght 30N for 5 secs

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