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Variable Resistors

At RS Components, Europe's leading distributor of Variable Resistors components and other industrial and electronic parts, we're proud of our product range which boast thousands of high quality Variable Resistors and other products from 2,500 suppliers. We're the best in the business and offer our customers the highest in quality and customer service - 1.6 million customers can't be wrong. Those customers who hold business accounts can benefit from our free next day delivery service, for any of our Variable Resistors products that are in-stock when ordering. Our RS seal of approval on all of our Variable Resistors and other Passive Components products means that we are entirely certain that each and every item we sell is of the highest standard. But to make sure you are confident in your Variable Resistors purchase too, we have technical profiles and images of our items so you know exactly what it is you're buying. If you need clarification on any aspect of your order we can offer online technical support. As well as our Variable Resistors product line there is an expansive list of other useful and essential items in our Electronics Components, Power & Connectors range, including Passive Components and Passive Components accessories and spares, which also meet our speedy delivery standards. Lastly if you do require any assistance at all with the order, UK-based businesses can access phone as well as online technical support teams. RS Components adheres to the highest standards for business to business companies, so whether you're looking for something from our range of Rheostat Dials products or a Potentiometer Edge Wheel accessory we'll guarantee its quality, and provide you with requisite technical support to use your Variable Resistors product.

Guides & Articles


Our potentiometers guide will help you understand their uses, how they work, the various types and characteristics.


Our rheostats guide explains their uses, how they work, the different types & how they differ from potentiometers.