[sdiy] Potentiometer torque

David Moylan dave at westphila.net
Wed Mar 7 19:20:52 CET 2018


This is how I'm leaning.  Going to try a few methods today.  These 
mechanical methods are the least disruptive to my design.  Will report back.

On 03/06/2018 07:42 PM, Kylee Kennedy wrote:
> Could you get away with a rubber grommet or washer between knob and
> faceplate? It might give enough friction and with a set screw you
> could adjust how much friction you desire.
> 
> Kylee
> 
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 8:38 PM, David Moylan <dave at westphila.net> wrote:
>> Hey all.  I'm looking for a potentiometer that's on the stiff side.  I'm
>> trying to use it with a large knob, which becomes too easy to turn with the
>> increased torque of a large knob.
>>
>> Current version is a TT P09x series with rated torque of .5 - 1.25 oz-inch.
>> And a lot of others I'm searching for list "10 to 100 g-cm", which isn't
>> very exact.
>>
>> Real life experience might be the best guide here, so looking for
>> suggestions.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Dave
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