Potentiometers

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.
R-VOMUP-100KL Potentiometer - Omeg, Linear, 20mm, Panel Mount, 100KΩ
High quality panel mount potentiometers from Omeg. These made-in-UK pots match the vintage Radiohm pots found in many vintage fuzz effects such as the Fuzz Face and Tonebender pedals and are a favorite for vintage style builds. They feature a high quality conductive polymer track that offers improved stability and extended life. Includes two mounting nuts and one lock washer. Features
  • ⅜ in. Bushing
  • PCB Through Mount
  • Linear Taper
  • Made in UK
  • Life Expectancy of >20,000 cycles (tested at 30 times per minute)
  • Conductive polymer (plastic) track (over twice the life of carbon tracks)
  • Rotation angle: 300° ±5°
  • Tolerance on Rated Resistance: ± 20%
$4.85
R-VOMSL-1KL Potentiometer - Omeg, Linear, 20mm, Panel Mount, 1KΩ
High quality panel mount potentiometers from Omeg. These made-in-UK pots match the vintage Radiohm pots found in many vintage fuzz effects such as the Fuzz Face and Tonebender pedals and are a favorite for vintage style builds. They feature a high quality conductive polymer track that offers improved stability and extended life. Includes mounting nut and lock washer. Features
  • ⅜ in. Bushing
  • Panel Mount
  • Linear Taper
  • Made in UK
  • Life Expectancy of >20,000 cycles (tested at 30 times per minute)
  • Conductive polymer (plastic) track (over twice the life of carbon tracks)
  • Rotation angle: 300° ±5°
  • Tolerance on Rated Resistance: ± 20%
$4.25
R-VOMSL-470KA Potentiometer - Omeg, Audio, 20mm, Panel Mount, 470KΩ
High quality panel mount potentiometers from Omeg. These made-in-UK pots match the vintage Radiohm pots found in many vintage fuzz effects such as the Fuzz Face and Tonebender pedals and are a favorite for vintage style builds. They feature a high quality conductive polymer track that offers improved stability and extended life. Includes mounting nut and lock washer. Features
  • ⅜ in. Bushing
  • Panel Mount
  • Audio (Log) Taper
  • Made in UK
  • Life Expectancy of >20,000 cycles (tested at 30 times per minute)
  • Conductive polymer (plastic) track (over twice the life of carbon tracks)
  • Rotation angle: 300° ±5°
  • Tolerance on Rated Resistance: ± 20%
$4.25
R-VOMSL-350KRA Potentiometer - Omeg, Reverse Audio, 20mm, Panel Mount, 350KΩ
High quality panel mount potentiometers from Omeg. These made-in-UK pots match the vintage Radiohm pots found in many vintage fuzz effects such as the Fuzz Face and Tonebender pedals and are a favorite for vintage style builds. They feature a high quality conductive polymer track that offers improved stability and extended life. The 350K resistance with an reverse audio (antilog) taper is perfect for germanium Fuzzrite builds. Includes mounting nut and lock washer. Features
  • ⅜ in. Bushing
  • Panel Mount
  • Reverse Audio (Antilog) Taper
  • Made in UK
  • Life Expectancy of >20,000 cycles (tested at 30 times per minute)
  • Conductive polymer (plastic) track (over twice the life of carbon tracks)
  • Rotation angle: 300° ±5°
  • Tolerance on Rated Resistance: ± 20%
$14.95
R-VT29U-10K Trimmer - BI Technologies, Sealed, Cermet , Top Adjust, 10kΩ
High-quality BI Technologies Model 82 trimpots. These single-turn cermet trimmers are sealed ensuring a long life. They feature long leads (0.62”) making them a great choice for point to point builds in addition to PCB mounting. The simplistic design also looks great in vintage style builds.
$1.79
R-VPV-50KL-SW Potentiometer - Peavey, 50K, Linear, Switch
50K Linear, with push/pull switch. Mounting hardware not included.
$12.95
R-VAR-C25K Potentiometer - Alpha, Reverse Audio, 9mm, Right Angle, 25KΩ
Reverse audio taper (antilog), right angle, Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter. These 9mm pots are poplar in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included.
$1.90
R-VB-L Potentiometer - Bourns, Linear, Solid Shaft
Solid shaft, linear. 24 mm body diameter. ¼" watt, 300° rotation. ¼" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing.
$2.65
R-VPSH-500KA Potentiometer - 500kΩ, Audio, Knurled Shaft, DPDT, Push-Push
DPDT switch, ¼" split knurled shaft, audio taper. 3/8-32 threads, 16mm body diameter. .40" bushing length, .38"-.52" shaft length.
$10.75
R-VAM1MAX2-SS-PCL Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Solid Shaft, Right Angle, 16mm, Dual, 1MΩ
1MΩ dual-gang 16mm potentiometers with a solid shaft and an audio taper. 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”)
  • Shaft Diameter: 6.35 mm (0.25”)
$1.90
R-VXA-SE Potentiometer - Audio, Knurled Shaft, Sealed, 24mm
Audio taper, knurled split shaft, sealed body 24mm potentiometer
$6.80
R-VB-L-SP Potentiometer - Bourns, Linear, Knurled Shaft
Bourns Linear Taper pots. Carbon Element, Split Shaft, Solder Lugs.
  • 24mm Body Diameter
  • ¼ watt
  • 300° rotation
  • ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
  • ⅜" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Maximum Operating Voltage: 250V
Starting at $2.50
R-VAV-A100K-11DET Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, 9mm, Vertical, 11 Detents, 100K
Audio taper, vertical mount, Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter featuring 11 detents across the rotation. The 11 detent versions are useful for builds where 1-10 settings are commonly used or if the pot is used as a rotary switch along with a microcontroller. These 9mm pots are popular in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included. See R-VAV-BX-11DET for linear taper versions.
$2.05
R-VC3M-RA Potentiometer - CTS, 3MΩ, Reverse Audio
24mm, ½" watt, 3/8" bushing, ¼" splined nylon shaft for set screw or push-on knob. for most US made amps.
$3.95
R-VCXA-DPDT Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, Knurled Shaft, .375" Bushing, DPDT
Add a switch to your guitar using the existing holes in your pick guard or body. High quality CTS Push/Pull DPDT switches can be used to add phase switching, coil tapping, series/parallel, etc. to your guitar without having to drill the holes for a mini switch. The shorter body height and side mounted contacts require far less space (1” depth ) making them ideal for thinner bodied guitars with a more shallow body cavity. These Split-shaft pots are compatible with 24- spline, fine knurled knobs and feature a precise audio taper. Hex nuts, flat washer, and lock washer are included with each pot. CTS DPDT pots are available in three types for different applications.
Starting at $7.95
R-VS-XA Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, SPST Switch
1 amp, 125VAC, 0.25W, single pole, single throw switched potentiometer. 24mm body.
Starting at $2.70
R-VAV-C50K Potentiometer - Alpha, Reverse Audio, 9mm, Vertical, 50KΩ
Reverse audio taper (antilog), vertical mount, Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter. These 9mm pots are poplar in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included.
$1.90
R-VB-A-XL Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Knurled Shaft, ¾" Bushing
Bourns Audio Potentiometer, Premium, Conductive Polymer, Solder Lugs
  • 0.625" W x 0.625" L x 0.5" D
  • 300° rotation
  • Power Rating: ¼ watt
  • ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
  • ¾" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Very Low Noise
$8.80
R-VBM-XL Potentiometer - Bourns, Linear, Knurled Shaft, Mini
Bourns Mini Linear Taper Guitar pots. Mini Carbon Element, Split Shaft, Solder Lugs.
  • 17mm Body Diameter
  • ¼ watt
  • 300° rotation
  • ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
  • ⅜" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Maximum Operating Voltage: 200V
Starting at $2.80
R-VAMC-SS Potentiometer - Alpha, Reverse Audio, Solid Shaft, 16mm
Reverse audio taper 16mm solid shaft potentiometers with solder lug terminals. These pots are great for any project. 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”)
  • Bushing Length: 6.5mm (0.256")
  • Shaft Diameter: 6.35mm ( 0.250")
  • Taper: Reverse Audio (Anti-Log)
$0.99
R-V38-XL Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, ⅜" Bushing
Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.
$1.90
R-VC-ML Potentiometer - CTS, Linear, Solid Shaft
CTS Linear potentiometer,1/4 in. bushing length, solid shaft, 3/8 in. bushing diameter.
  • Body Diameter: 24 mm
  • Power Rating ⅓ watt
  • Bushing Diameter: ⅜" (Threading: 3/8-32)
  • Bushing Length: ⅜"
  • Shaft Diameter: ¼"
  • Shaft Length: ⅜"
  • Shaft Material: Aluminum - Solid Shaft
  • Includes (1) Nut and (1) Lock Washer
$4.95
R-VAV-A100K-DUAL Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, 9mm, Vertical, Dual Gang, 100K
Audio taper, vertical mount, dual gang Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter. Dual gang pots are useful for stereo controls and other circuits requiring two separate pots moving in tandem. These 9mm pots are popular in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included. See R-VAV-BX-DUAL for linear taper versions.
$2.55
R-VKG-XL Potentiometer - Marshall, Linear, 11mm, PC Mount, Square
Linear taper square body PC mount potentiometer by Marshall. Body width = 11mm
See R-VKG-XA for the Audio taper equivalent
$4.95
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