[sdiy] Group buys: Alpha-style, dual pots, and Joysticks (WAS: RE: Dual-gang reverse-log pot group buy ?)

Simon Brouwer simon.oo.o at xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 17 21:03:54 CET 2008


Bruce Duncan schreef:
> One thing to watch out for on Asian pots is the shaft sizes are often 
> metric.
> Alpha makes a true 1/4" shaft while others are often 6mm. It is not a 
> big difference but
> North American style knobs will rotate in a non-concentric way on 
> shafts that are undersize.
Another thing to watch out for is the non-metric shaft size on North 
American style pots.
Try fitting a metric knob on those oversize shafts...

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Vriendelijke groet, 
Simon Brouwer. 

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