Potentiometers are used to control volume and tone. A potentiometer is a three-terminal resistor with a sliding or rotating contact that forms an adjustable voltage divider.Check out our Tech Corder articles on pots, including Potentiometer Types.
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, Solid Shaft, Right Angle, 16mm
Alpha Mini Pots with solid shaft and long PC mount terminals.
- Threading: M7 x 0.75
- Distance between terminals: 5 mm (0.197”)
- Lead Depth from Panel: 10.7 mm + 5 mm (0.421” + 0.197”)
- Lead Distance from shaft center: 16 mm (0.630”)
- Lead Thickness: 0.5 mm (0.020”)
Trimmer - Bourns, 3362P, Single Turn, Top Adjust, PCB Mount
High-quality Bourns 3362P trimpots. These single-turn cermet trimmers can be found in countless guitar pedals and synthesizer modules. Sealed trimmers are built with an o-ring seal to prevent entrance of moisture and serve as a mechanical restraint to prevent unwanted wiper movement. ±10% tolerance.
Potentiometer - Tocos, RV24, Linear, 10%, 6mm Shaft
Tokyo Cosmos aka TOCOS is known worldwide for their high quality potentiometers. The RV24 Series is a 24mm military-style carbon element potentiometer with a tolerance of 10%. The RV24 Series has been praised by both guitar and hifi amp builders for their performance and reliability. If you are looking for a top quality pot with a great feel, look no further than Tocos. Each linear taper potentiometer includes a nut, flush washer, and lock washer.
- 24mm diameter, single-turn potentiometers
- Carbon film element
- Metal shaft and bushing
- Panel mount
- Ear-lug solder terminals
- 6mm diameter slotted-end solid shaft
- 10mm bushing length
- 10mm shaft length (extended past bushing)
- Linear Taper
Potentiometer - Audio, D Shaft, 16mm, Snap-In, Bracket
Audio. 16mm body size (mini type) Snap-In pot with mounting bracket. D-Shaft ¼", ½" length shaft. 7mm bushing, ¼" bushing length. PC Mount. Nut and washer included
Potentiometer - Precision Electronics, Linear, 28mm
Linear, 28mm potentiometer with slotted solid shaft, made by Precision Electronics. 10% tolerance. 2 watts.