[sdiy] Dead Unobtainable Concentric Pot, What to do?

Chromatest J. Pantsmaker chromatest at azburners.org
Tue Jan 19 04:56:06 CET 2021


Did you try contacting Orban?

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 8:26 PM James Coplin <james at ticalun.net> wrote:

>   I have an Orban 111B Spring Reverb here that has had scratchy pots
> since I bought it ages ago. It had gotten progressively worse to the
> point that I decided it was time to open up the pots and see what was
> up. The carbon tracks on one of the decks had worn through and was
> flaking off. Basically, the pot is dead. Unfortunately, it's a
> concentric 10k/500k CCW Log pot which I can't find a suitable
> replacement for. There are other concentric pots available but not in
> that split value -100k/100k, 500k/500k, . I really don't want to drill
> the front panel out unless that's an absolute last resort. Anyone have
> any thoughts on what I could do instead to get it back up and running?
>
> James
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