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 - Peavey, 20kΩ S-Taper, Spider
Peavey 20K S-Taper Potentiometer, Spider Style PC Mount Terminals
- Body Diameter: 16mm
- Bushing Diameter: 7mm
- Bushing Length: 5mm
- Shaft Diameter:4.5mm
- Shaft Length:10mm
- Shaft Material: Aluminum – Knurled Split Shaft
Potentiometer - Peavey, 50K, Linear, Wire Wound, 30 Detents
50K Linear, wire wound, XL shaft. 30 detents evenly-spaced throughout its rotation. Mounting hardware not included.
Trimmer - Bourns, 3352K, Single-Turn, Side Adjust, 1KΩ
Bourns 3352 - ⅜” Round Trimpot. This 1KΩ trimmer features a vertical PCB mount.
- Single-Turn / Cermet / Industrial / Open Frame
- Stable cermet element offers infinite resolution
- Very low profile
- 3352K pin style
- Thumb and screwdriver adjustment
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, 9mm, Vertical, 11 Detents
Linear taper, vertical mount, Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter featuring 11 detents across the rotation. The 11 detent versions are useful for builds where 1-10 settings are commonly used or if the pot is used as a rotary switch along with a microcontroller. These 9mm pots are popular in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included. See R-VAV-A100K-11DET for an audio taper version.
Potentiometer - PMT, Humbucker Control, Coil Filters
The HCP Humbucker Control Pot is a dual mode variable coil tap selector for electric guitars and basses that eliminates the additional switches associated with coil splitting a pair of humbuckers. In TAP mode, rotating the pot counterclockwise fades from humbuckers to outer coils (neck pickup South coil & bridge pickup North coil). Pulling the HCP control up and rotating it counterclockwise fades from humbuckers to inner coils (neck pickup North coil & bridge pickup South coil). Tonal control is expanded with the unique ability to coil tap both humbuckers in varying amounts. In COIL FILTER mode, turning the HCP control applies varying amounts of a specially tuned high frequency filter to only one coil of the selected coils of the humbuckers (either North or South coils can be filtered). This makes each pickup a single coil at high frequencies and a humbucker at lower frequencies which produces a sound similar to a pair of single coils but with a stronger, fuller tone and 50% less noise than coil tapping.
Potentiometer - Alpha, W-Taper, 9mm, Vertical, 20kΩ
W taper, vertical mount, 20kΩ Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter. These 9mm pots are popular in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included.
Potentiometer - PMT, Audio, Variable Treble Bleed, ¾"
Precision Music Technologies V-Treb with 500KA CTS pot – Variable Treble Bleed Bypass Circuit. Made in USA. The V-Treb variable treble bleed/bypass circuit corrects the problem of high frequency losses at reduced volumes by allowing the player to control how bright or warm the tone will get as the volume control is reduced. Pot: 24 mm body diameter, ¼” knurled split shaft. Bushing diameter = 3/8”, Bushing Length = 3/4”. PCB dimentions: 1.06” x 0.46” x 0.07”
Potentiometer - Fender®, 500kΩ, Audio, Solid Shaft
500K ohm (audio taper), solid shaft. Made in Taiwan.