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Interfacing with Rotary Encoder

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Rotary encoder or rotary switch are mechanical sensors that can track the direction and distance of a rotation movement. It is commonly used as digital volume knobs (where the rotation is endless, unlike a potentiometer). More advance types of rotary encoders are used on robots to track the distance of its’ movement. I got this rotary switch breakout board from …

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