[sdiy] Audio taper pots

mark verbos mverbos at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 24 21:30:11 CEST 2012

I think it's important, but you could use tapering resistors. 
i.e. run a resistor from the wiper to ground that is about double the value of the pot.



On Aug 24, 2012, at 2:19 PM, David G Dixon wrote:

>> How important is it to use audio taper pots for audio 
>> attenuators? I have a mixer design that needs linear pots for 
>> panning. Can I use linear pots for the attenuators? It would 
>> mean stocking just one pot, and at 1000 minimum quantity I'd 
>> like to avoid needed 2 pots.
> IMHO, it's not important at all.  I use Linear pots on all mixer inputs, and
> they work very well.
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