# 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.
Potentiometer - PMT, Humbucker Control, Coil Filters
The HCP Humbucker Control Pot is a dual mode variable coil tap selector for electric guitars and basses that eliminates the additional switches associated with coil splitting a pair of humbuckers. In TAP mode, rotating the pot counterclockwise fades from humbuckers to outer coils (neck pickup South coil & bridge pickup North coil). Pulling the HCP control up and rotating it counterclockwise fades from humbuckers to inner coils (neck pickup North coil & bridge pickup South coil). Tonal control is expanded with the unique ability to coil tap both humbuckers in varying amounts. In COIL FILTER mode, turning the HCP control applies varying amounts of a specially tuned high frequency filter to only one coil of the selected coils of the humbuckers (either North or South coils can be filtered). This makes each pickup a single coil at high frequencies and a humbucker at lower frequencies which produces a sound similar to a pair of single coils but with a stronger, fuller tone and 50% less noise than coil tapping.
$22.75 Potentiometer - Peavey, 20kΩ S-Taper, Spider Peavey 20K S-Taper Potentiometer, Spider Style PC Mount Terminals • Body Diameter: 16mm • Bushing Diameter: 7mm • Bushing Length: 5mm • Shaft Diameter:4.5mm • Shaft Length:10mm • Shaft Material: Aluminum – Knurled Split Shaft$3.95
Potentiometer - Peavey, 50kΩ, Linear, Slide, 45mm travel
50 kΩ linear slide potentiometer by Peavey. Travel length is 45 mm
$3.75 Trimmer - Bourns, 3352K, Single-Turn, Side Adjust, 1KΩ Bourns 3352 - ⅜” Round Trimpot. This 1KΩ trimmer features a vertical PCB mount. Features • Single-Turn / Cermet / Industrial / Open Frame • Stable cermet element offers infinite resolution • Very low profile • 3352K pin style • Thumb and screwdriver adjustment$1.50
Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, J Taper, Solid Shaft, Control
Original Fender solid shaft 250K potentiometer with J taper. 3/8-32 threading. The resistance between wiper and cold lug measures about 25% at half-way shaft rotation.
$7.95 Potentiometer - Bourns, Linear, Knurled, Conductive Polymer Linear, .75" bushing length. Conductive polymer, 0.625" W x 0.625" L x 0.5" D body. ¼" watt, 300° rotation. ¼" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing. Knurled split shaft. Starting at$7.50
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Originally: $10.25 Potentiometer - Peavey, 50kΩ, Linear, Center Detent 50K Linear, spider. Center detent. See R-VPV-50KL-R for a version without detent. Mounting hardware not included.$3.95
Potentiometer - Fender®, S-1, Knurled Shaft, 4PDT
The Fender® S-1™ switched pot is a stealthy way to mod a strat without drilling any extra holes. The switch can be configured for almost any configuration with its four double-throw poles. S-1™ pots use a 3/8” bushing.
$24.95 Potentiometer - Fender®, 500kΩ, Audio, Solid Shaft 500K ohm (audio taper), solid shaft. Made in Taiwan.$6.95
Potentiometer - 100kΩ, Wah Replacement, Life, Smooth
100K Life Pot is a high grade Wah pot replacement. This wah pedal upgrade is sold with all necessary hardware and gear for immediate installation.
$11.95 Potentiometer - Peavey, 50K, Linear, Switch 50K Linear, with push/pull switch. Mounting hardware not included.$12.95
Potentiometer - PMT, CTS, Audio, Variable Treble Bleed, ⅜"
The V-Treb Variable Treble Bleed Circuit for guitar and bass is available pre-installed on high quality volume pots from CTS and Bourns. The circuit corrects the problem of high frequency losses at reduced volumes by allowing the player to control how bright or warm the tone will get as the volume control is reduced. Turning the trim pot clockwise increases the amount of treble bypass for a brighter sound at reduced volumes. Turning the trim pot counter clockwise reduces the amount of treble bypass for a warmer tone at reduced volumes. With the volume at 10, the V-Treb is removed from the circuit and does not affect the sound. The V-Treb circuit also also available separately for use on any other volume pot.
$15.50 Potentiometer - Peavey, 50K, Linear, Wire Wound, 30 Detents 50K Linear, wire wound, XL shaft. 30 detents evenly-spaced throughout its rotation. Mounting hardware not included.$4.95
Potentiometer - PMT, Dual Mode Tone Control
The DMT is a passive dual mode guitar tone control designed specifically for electric guitars that can operate in either HIGH PASS or LOW PASS modes greatly expanding the instruments tonal possibilities without the use of a battery or active electronics. Micro switches on the circuit board provide the user the ability to select one of two different frequency ranges for both high and low pass modes. Easy installation with no capacitors or other parts needed. Replace the tone control in you guitar with one that you will actually use!
Starting at $19.50 Nut & Washer - Panel, for ⅜" Potentiometers and Jacks Package of 100 Replacement nut and washer for pots and jacks that feature a ⅜" bushing with 3/8-32 threading. Sold in packs containing 100 nuts and 100 washers.$25.00
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.
$1.85 Potentiometer - PMT, V-Treb, Audio Treble Bleed, ⅜" shaft Precision Music Technologies V-Treb – Variable Treble Bleed Bypass Circuit. Made in USA. The V-Treb variable treble bleed/bypass circuit corrects the problem of high frequency losses at reduced volumes by allowing the player to control how bright or warm the tone will get as the volume control is reduced.$15.50
Potentiometer - 500kΩ, Linear, Knurled Long, DPDT, Push-Push
• DPDT Push-Push switch
• ¼" split knurled shaft
• Linear taper
$11.30 Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Knurled Shaft, Push-Pull 250K ohm (audio taper), push-pull DPDT, split shaft. Made in Korea.$7.45
$15.75 Potentiometer - Dunlop, 250 kΩ Audio, for Dunlop GCB80 250 kΩ gear shaft pot with an audio taper. Original Dunlop replacement part. Used in the Dunlop GCB80 High Gain Volume Pedal.$19.95