Voltage divider

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In electronics, a voltage divider is an electrical circuit which creates an output voltage which is proportional to an input voltage. Voltage dividers are also known as resistor divider and potential divider. It can consist from two resistors or made with one potentiometer. The output voltage is depending from component values or from potentiometres setting. When voltage divider is loaded from center point, voltage may chance.