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    I was told by my teacher that if i use more volts when using my potentiometer sensor system it will make it more sensitive, but i still dont understand why, he didnt explain it very well. Words cannot describe how appreciative ill be if someone could explain this to me. Thanks in advance
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    I was told by my teacher that if i use more volts when using my potentiometer sensor system it will make it more sensitive, but i still dont understand why, he didnt explain it very well. Words cannot describe how appreciative ill be if someone could explain this to me. Thanks in advance
    Think of it like this. Say that the smallest voltage your sensor can measure is 0.1V. If you use this sensor to try and measure a signal with voltage of, say, 0.01V, it can't as it is not sensitive enough.

    But if you increase the driving voltage of the system so that your signal is now 1V, your sensor will have no problem measuring this. You're still measuring the same effect, but now you can do so with confidence as it is well within the resolution of your sensor.

    I hope that makes some sense?
 
 
 
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