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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.
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R-VAMA-SSPotentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Solid Shaft, 16mm

Miniature solid shaft audio potentiometers.


Starting at $1.25
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R-VPEC-APotentiometer - Precision Electronics, Audio, Slotted Shaft

Audio, 28mm potentiometer with slotted solid shaft, made by Precision Electronics. 10% tolerance. 2 watts.


$23.95
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R-VAV-AXPotentiometer - Alpha, Audio, 9mm, Vertical

Audio taper (log), vertical mount, Alpha pots with a 6.35mm shaft diameter. These 9mm pots are popular in DIY guitar pedals, synthesizers, and other projects. Mounting nut and washer included.


$1.85
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R-VCXL-SP-LPotentiometer - CTS, Linear, Knurled Shaft, ¾" Bushing

CTS Linear, Long Shaft 3/4 in. bushing, split knurled shaft, 3/8 in. bushing diameter. Great in guitars that have a thicker carved top (ex. Les Paul) where added bushing length is required.



  • Body Diameter: 24 mm
  • Power Rating ¼” watt
  • Bushing Diameter: ⅜" (Threading: 3/8-32)
  • Bushing Length: 3/4"
  • Shaft Diameter: ¼"
  • Shaft Length: ⅜"
  • Shaft Material: Brass – Knurled Shaft
  • 24 teeth slot and knurled shaft
  • Includes (1) Nut and (1) Lock Washer

$4.95
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R-VAMXAPotentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Knurled Shaft, 16mm

Miniature Alpha pot for guitars. Audio taper.


$1.50
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R-VPP-XA-SPLITPotentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Knurled Shaft, DPDT, 7mm Bushing

Push pull Solder Lug, 7mm bushing, DPDT, ¼" shaft, audio.


$3.25
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R-V38-XAPotentiometer - Alpha, Audio, ⅜" Bushing

Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.


$1.70
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R-VC500KA-DPDT-LSPotentiometer - CTS, 500kΩ, Audio, Knurled, .75" 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.
$7.95
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R-VB2Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Solid Shaft, Dual Mini, Push-Pull

Mini Carbon Element, Push Pull Switch, Dual Audio, Solid Shaft. 17 mm body diameter. 1/4" watt, 300° rotation. DPDT, 1/4" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing. Bourns® Model PDB183-GTR21 Guitar Potentiometer with Push-Pull Switch. Used for Split-Coil Pickup Switching Electric guitar manufacturing is a multi-billion dollar industry with major manufacturers established worldwide. From the introduction of the first mass-produced electric guitar in 1950, guitarists have been mesmerized with advances in technology and the wide array of after- market parts commercially available for guitar upgrades. Specialty products such as Bourns® Model PDB183-GTR21 Guitar Potentiometer with Push-Pull Switch allow the guitarist multiple functions utilizing a single control such as split-coil switching for humbucking (double-pole) pickups or stacked single-coil pickups, active electronics activation, and pickup phase switching.


$7.95
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R-VBM2Potentiometer - Bourns, Dual MN Taper, Knurled Shaft

Dual MN taper blend-balance with center detent. Split shaft. 17 mm body diameter. ¼" watt, 300° rotation. ¼" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing.


$2.50
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