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-VCXA-SP14 Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, Knurled Shaft, ¼" Bushing
CTS pots with a shorter ¼” bushing length that is perfect for pickguard mounted pots. These pots reduce the gap between the pickguard and bottom of the knob for a clean, near flush look. The shaft is a fine (24 tooth) knurl. Nut and lock washer are included.
The Series 450G Guitar Potentiometer is the same robust high-quality guitar potentiometer that has become the industry standard for top guitar manufacturers. Featuring reduced shaft wobble, low noise output, and smooth rotational feel, the Series 450G is supplied with standard tin-plated rear cover and solder lug terminals.
$4.50
R-VC-KA-SP Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, Knurled Shaft, ⅜" Bushing
The 24mm body knurled shaft potentiometer features a 1/3 watt rating and a 3/8" bushing. 24 teeth slot and knurled shaft.
Includes:
  • 1 nut
  • 1 lock washer
$4.50
R-V38-10TOL-XL Potentiometer - 10% Tolerance, Linear, ⅜" Bushing
24mm, solder lug potentiometers with 10% resistance tolerance. These ⅜” bushing pots have a linear taper and the solid shaft fits 6.35mm (¼”) knobs. For audio taper versions, see R-V38-10TOL-XA.
$2.95
R-V38-10TOL-XA Potentiometer - 10% Tolerance, Audio, ⅜" Bushing
24mm, solder lug potentiometers with 10% resistance tolerance. These ⅜” bushing pots have an audio taper and the solid shaft fits 6.35mm (¼”) knobs. For linear taper versions, see R-V38-10TOL-XL.
$2.95
R-VB-SP Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Knurled Shaft
Bourns Audio Taper Potentiometer. 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-V250K-SS 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.
$6.95
R-VC-KL-SP Potentiometer - CTS, Linear, Knurled Shaft, ⅜" Bushing
The 24mm body knurled shaft potentiometer features a 1/3 watt rating and a 3/8" bushing. 24 teeth slot and knurled shaft.
Includes:
  • 1 nut
  • 1 lock washer
Starting at $4.25
R-VCXA Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, Splined Nylon Shaft
24mm, ½" watt, ⅜" bushing, ¼" splined nylon shaft for set screw or push-on knob. for most US made amps.
$3.25
R-VXA-SE Potentiometer - Audio, Knurled Shaft, Sealed, 24mm
Audio, knurled shaft, sealed, 24mm.
$6.80
R-VCXL-SP-L Potentiometer - 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
R-VC50K-RA Potentiometer - CTS, 50kΩ, Reverse Audio
24mm, ½ watt, 3/8" bushing, ¼" splined nylon shaft for set screw or push-on knob. for most US made amps.
$3.25
R-V38-XA Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, ⅜" Bushing
Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.
$1.70
R-V38-XL Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, ⅜" Bushing
Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.
$1.70
R-VPV-50KL-SW Potentiometer - Peavey, 50K, Linear, Switch
50K Linear, with push/pull switch. Mounting hardware not included.
$12.95
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.
$6.95
R-VXL-M Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, PC Mount, for Marshall
Linear. 24mm.
If additional nuts are needed, please see part number R-VM-NUT-2
$2.95
R-VS-XA Potentiometer - Alpha, Audio, SPST Switch
1 amp, 125VAC, 0.25W, single pole, single throw switched potentiometer. 24mm body.
$2.65
R-VC50KRA-M Potentiometer - CTS, 50kΩ, Reverse Audio, Solid Shaft
CTS reverse audio potentiometer, 50K.
  • Body Diameter: 24 mm
  • Power Rating ⅓ watt
  • Bushing Diameter: ⅜" (Threading: 3/8-32)
  • Bushing Length: ¼"
  • Shaft Diameter: ¼"
  • Shaft Length: ⅜"
  • Shaft Material: Aluminum - Solid Shaft
$3.60
R-V500K-SS Potentiometer - Fender®, 500kΩ, Audio, Solid Shaft
500K ohm (audio taper), solid shaft. Made in Taiwan.
$6.95
R-VTBX Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Tone Control, for Tele / Strat
250 kΩ ohm. Original TBX tone control for most Strats and Teles. CTS manufactured, includes capacitor and comes in original Fender® packaging. Some instruments have a unique tone circuit that features a TBX Tone Control (Patented). The TBX (which stands for Treble Bass Expander), is a dual concentric stacked tone pot. The pot has a detent in the middle position. From 0 to 5 (at the detent), the TBX functions like a normal tone circuit with filtration through a capacitor. Advancing the knob counterclockwise from the detent position gradually filters off high frequencies, like a standard tone control. Rotate the knob clockwise from the detent position, and you add presence and brightness by allowing the pickups' natural resonance to come through. Fender part number: 099-2052-000
$12.65
R-VDSP 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
$13.95
R-V5W-100L Potentiometer - 100Ω, Linear, Knurled, 5W, Wirewound, 24mm
5 Watt wirewound, 100 Linear, 3/8" bushing, split shaft.
$3.85
R-VC1MA-PP Potentiometer - CTS, Audio, 1 MΩ, SPST, Push-Pull, Solder Lug
Audio, SPST, solder lugs, ⅜" bushing, 24mm
$8.95
R-VX-S1 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