Potentiometers: what do you suggest??

Tom May ftom at netcom.com
Sun Jun 8 05:41:30 CEST 1997


Troy Sheets <tsheets at saturn5.com> writes:

> I really like the Mouser brand pots with the 1" diamater assembly.  Yes,
> they are pretty big and take up a lot of space on your panal, but they
> are only a buck each and the action is on them so right-on.  Besides
> being silky-smooth, they are the kind of pots that once you start moving
> them, they have some momentum so that you can do really smooth sweeps.

You mean the ones with the "a" in a circle on the back?  I got one of
those at Radio Shaft many many years ago and stuck it in a wah pedal.
It went scratchy extremely quickly.  I still have some that are about
13 years old and have barely been used and they even feel scratchy.

Tom.



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