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, Knurled Shaft, Right Angle, 16mm
Audio taper 16mm potentiometers with a T18 knurled shaft. These pots have right angle PCB mount terminals. The smaller size is useful for builds with limited panel space such as guitar pedals, synthesizer modules, and adding modifications to equipment. Washer and nut included.
- Threading: M7 x 0.75
- Distance between terminals: 5 mm (0.197”)
- Lead Depth from Panel: 10.7 mm + 5 mm (0.421” + 0.197”)
- Lead Distance from shaft center: 16 mm (0.630”)
- Lead Thickness: 0.5 mm (0.020”)
Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Knurled Shaft, 16mm
Miniature Alpha pot for guitars. Audio taper.