Devices that can be used on analog inputs of simucube

I have a question regarding (product) regarding (issue).
What types of devices (components) can be connected to the analog inputs for pedals? I see many people asking about hall sensors, pressure transducers and potentiometers, encoders. Which of these can actually be connected to allow for smooth and stable pedal positions into the simucube board?

My hardware configuration:
simucube with ioni hc drive
-(drive firmware version)
-just starting out

Problems arise when:
-(describe how/where it happens)

How it behaves:
-(describe system behavior)

How I would expect it to behave:

I have attached following files:
-(consider adding saved Granity configuration file .drc)

I also would like to share that (additional info).

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