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 - Fender®, Audio, for Blues Junior
Genuine Fender® replacement potentiometers with audio tapers for Blues Junior models.
For linear taper pots for the BLues Junior, please see R-VBJ-XL.
- 250 kΩ - Treble tone control
- 1 MΩ - Volume
For linear taper pots for the BLues Junior, please see R-VBJ-XL.
Starting at $2.95
Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Knurled Shaft, DPDT, 7mm Bushing
Push pull Solder Lug, 7mm bushing, DPDT, ¼" shaft, audio.
Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, Knurled Shaft, 16mm
Miniature Alpha pot for guitars. Audio taper.
Potentiometer - Audio, D Shaft, 16mm, Snap-In, Bracket
Audio. 16mm body size (mini type) Snap-In pot with mounting bracket. D-Shaft ¼", ½" length shaft. 7mm bushing, ¼" bushing length. PC Mount. Nut and washer included
Starting at $1.25
Potentiometer - 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.
Potentiometer - Peavey, Audio, Mini, Bracket
Audio snap-in style pot with bracket, PC mount, 17 mm body diameter, 7 mm bushing diameter (M7 x 0.75), 5 mm split knurled shaft. Mounting hardware not included.
Starting at $4.25
Potentiometer - 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.
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”)
Potentiometer - Dunlop, Super Pot, Split Shaft
The Super Pots from Dunlop are high quality, high performance, volume and tone pots designed and built to last a lifetime. These pots are resistant to dust and corrosion so they will provide smooth performance without the noise and scratchiness associated with normal run of the mill pots. Dunlop tested these pots past the 7 million turn mark. With results like that, these may be the last pots you ever have to put in your instrument.
- Audio taper
- 24-knurl split shaft
- Proprietary technology
- Resistant to dust and corrosion
Potentiometer - Wah replacement pot with gear
Standard vintage style wah pots with solder lugs and gear included. Part # R-VWAH-POT (100K) has an audio taper. All others are linear.
Starting at $5.95
Potentiometer - Peavey, Audio, Spider
Peavey Audio Potentiometer, Spider-Style PC Mount Terminals. Knurled, split shaft.
Starting at $3.95
Potentiometer - Alpha, 1MΩ, Audio, 7mm Bushing, DPDT Switch
Push-pull pot. 7mm bushing. 1 meg, ¼" solid metal shaft. Used in many Fender® applications.
Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, 9mm, Right Angle
Audio taper (log), right angle, 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.
Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, Knurled Shaft, ¾" Bushing
CTS Audio, 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
Potentiometer - Alpha, 250kΩ Audio, Solid Shaft, DPDT, 7mm
Potentiometer - Alpha, 250K Audio, DPDT Push Pull Switch, Solid Shaft, 7mm Bushing
Potentiometer - Marshall, Audio, 11mm, PC Mount, Square
Body width = 11mm, PC mount
Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Solid Shaft, Mini
Mini Carbon Element, Solid Shaft. Audio. Bourns Mini Guitar pots. These are drop in replacement components.
- Carbon element
- 1/4" Solid Shaft
- 3/8" Bushing Width
- 3/8" Bushing Length
- Tolerance: ±20 %
- Power Rating: 0.1 watt
- Maximum Operating Voltage: 150 V
- Bourns Series Number: PDB181-GT
Potentiometer - Dunlop, 470K kΩ for JH-F1 Jimi Hendrix Fuzzface
Genuine Dunlop replacement potentiometer for Jimi Hendrix JH-F1 Fuzz Face. 470 kΩ, Audio taper, solid plastic shaft. Made In U.K.
Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Audio, Knurled Shaft
250K ohm, audio taper. for most Stratocasters and Telecasters. Original guitar hardware. CTS manufactured, includes capacitor. Comes in Fender ® packaging.
Potentiometer - Fender, dual Audio, concentric solid shaft
Original Fender, Audio potentiometer, Concentric, Solid Shaft, Resistance: 250/500k Ohm
- Body Diameter 0.95”
- Body Depth: . 0.87”
- Bushing Diameter: 3/8”
- Bushing Length: 1/4”
- Shaft Diameter: 0.18”/0.26”
- Shaft Length: 0.56"
- Shaft Type: Concentric Solid Shaft
- 300° rotation
- Hardware not included
Potentiometer - 500kΩ, Linear, Knurled Shaft, DPDT, Push-Push
Potentiometer - 500K, Linear, Knurled Shaft, DPDT, Push-Push
- DPDT Push-Push switch
- ¼" split knurled shaft
- Linear taper
- 3/8-32 threads
- 16mm body diameter (widest point on switch body 17.8mm)
- .40" bushing length
- 38"-.52" shaft length.
Potentiometer - Dunlop Hot Potz, 470 kΩ
Used in Jimi Hendrix's WAH and Dunlop volume pedal. 470 kΩ. Original Dunlop replacement part.
Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Solid Shaft
250K ohm, solid shaft. for most Stratocasters and Telecasters. Original guitar hardware. CTS manufactured, includes capacitor. Comes in Fender® packaging.