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

James Coplin james at ticalun.net
Tue Jan 19 20:26:18 CET 2021


This was my plan re the curve but I have not been able to find any concentric pots except those for guitars which are the wrong size (I think I can work with that) and none in the 10k value. 500k seems avail but its the 10k I'm stumped by at the moment.

James

On Jan 19, 2021, 1:08 PM, at 1:08 PM, Michael E Caloroso <mec.forumreader at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why not buy a 10k pot and a 500k (or these days, more realistically
>470k)
>> concentric pot from the same family, then swap the appropriate wafer
>over?
>
>They are CCW log tapers which are not very common.
>
>The best solution would be using a linear taper wafer with external
>resistors to modify the taper.  There's online resources that describe
>the technique.
>
>MC
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