[sdiy] I need your knob expertise

Rick Jansen rick.jansen at xs4all.nl
Thu Oct 8 21:45:08 CEST 2015


I sense some innuendo...

Rick

> On 08 Oct 2015, at 21:17, bbob <fluxmonk at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> i use shaft reducers:
> 
> http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/TE-Connectivity-Alcoswitch/KR104/?qs=sGAEpiMZZMuos25lhNoLaob%2fVzy5Skyq
> 
> allows me to use the same knobs on both 1/4 and 1/8 controls
> 
>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 2:47 PM, MTG <grant at musictechnologiesgroup.com> wrote:
>> I'm looking for a relatively low profile knob for a rotary switch. 1/8" diameter shaft. The switch does seems to require some force to turn, so knob diameter should not be tiny. I don't know for sure yet, but probably >= 1/2" in diameter and about the same in height? It's for a retrofit mod that will appear on the outside of some NOT rare vintage gear.
>> 
>> Curiously I have zero knob stock,  =:-o  so rather than just buy a pile of stuff to test off eBay, I thought I should ask here first.
>> 
>> I'm using a Grayhill 4 position rotary switch ($$$) because it seems to be the only thing I can find that will fit in small places. Anyway it has a 1/8" shaft with "a bit" of a flat spot.
>> 
>> http://www.mouser.com/ds/2/626/Rotary_56-335299.pdf
>> 
>> GB
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