Potentiometers are used to control volume and tone. A potentiometer is a three-terminal resistor with a sliding or rotating contact that forms an adjustable voltage divider.Check out our Tech Corder articles on pots, including Potentiometer Types.
AlphaAlpha is a leading manufacturer of potentiometers from Taiwan.
Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, ⅜" Bushing
Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.
Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Solid Shaft, PC Lead, 16mm
Alpha Mini Pots with solid shaft and short PC mount terminals.
- Threading: M7 x 0.75
- Distance between terminals: 5 mm (0.197”)
- Lead Depth from Panel: 3.8 mm (0.150”)
- Lead Distance from shaft center: 12.5 mm + 3.5 mm (0.492” + 0.138”)
- Lead Thickness: 0.5 mm (0.020”)