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

BRUCE DUNCAN modcan at sympatico.ca
Mon Nov 17 21:28:24 CET 2008


It's true. In North America we have bigger shafts:)


>From: Simon Brouwer <simon.oo.o at xs4all.nl>
>Reply-To: simon.oo.o at xs4all.nl
>To: Synth DIY <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
>Subject: Re: [sdiy] Group buys: Alpha-style, dual pots, and 
>Joysticks	(WAS:RE: Dual-gang reverse-log pot group buy ?)
>Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 21:03:54 +0100
>
>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...
>
>--
>Vriendelijke groet, Simon Brouwer.
>
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