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peterkat2joined February 20, 2017

posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 8:06 am PST

how can i set the wiper of a potentiometer ie at 50 %, that the resistance is also 50% of the maximum.

i understand that i need a quantity source, but, what kind off, and how do i have to use it

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New potentiometer model


If you look at this design ( it shows you how to use both the original (time - variable) potentiometer model, and also the new one that you can just specify the "wiper_setting" as a constant parameter on the model. The value of wiper_setting must be between 0.0 and 1.0, where 0.0 means the wiper is at the bottom of the potentiometer (at the "p2" terminal), and 1.0 means it is at the top (at the "p1" terminal).

Hope this helps!


new pot

Thanks Mike, this is much easier