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.
Trimmer - CTS, Series 201, Single-Turn, Vertical Mount, 50KΩ
CTS 201 Series trimmer potentiometer. This 50KΩ trimpot features a vertical PCB mount. Features:
  • Miniature size — knob 19/32" (15.08mm) diameter
  • Printed circuit mounting with knob perpendicular to printed circuit board
  • 20% resistance tolerance
  • Knob slotted for screwdriver adjustment
  • Reliable CTS composition resistance element
$1.50
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, ⅜" Bushing
Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.
$1.70
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, Dual
24 mm carbon composition. 300° rotation. ½" watt, 500VDC rating. Linear taper. ¼" diameter shaft.
$2.85
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, 9mm, Right Angle
Linear taper, 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.
$1.85
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, 9mm, Vertical
Linear taper, 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
Potentiometer - Alpha, Linear, Solid Shaft
24 mm carbon composition. 300° rotation. ½" watt, 500VDC rating. Linear taper.
$1.55
Potentiometer - Fender, Linear, for Blues Junior
Genuine Fender® replacement potentiometers with linear tapers for Blues Junior models.
  • 25 kΩ - Middle tone control
  • 50 kΩ - Reverb / Master Volume
  • 250 kΩ - Bass tone control

For audio taper pots for the BLues Junior, please see R-VBJ-XA.
Starting at $3.50
Potentiometer - Precision Electronics, Linear, 28mm
Linear, 28mm potentiometer with slotted solid shaft, made by Precision Electronics. 10% tolerance. 2 watts.
$23.95
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 - Peavey, 50K, Linear, Switch
50K Linear, with push/pull switch. Mounting hardware not included.
$12.95
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 - Peavey, Linear, Spider
Peavey Linear Potentiometer, Spider-Style PC Mount Terminals. Knurled, split shaft.
$4.25
Potentiometer - Song Huei, Linear, 9mm, Tall
Linear taper, vertical mount, Song Huei pots with a 6mm shaft. These 9mm pots are popular in DIY guitar pedals, modular synthesizers, and other projects where space is limited. The knurled shaft features a painted indicator line so no knob is required. These tall versions have a 17mm shaft length and a total height of 25mm. For audio taper versions, see R-VSHL-AX. For center notched linear taper versions, see R-VSHL-BX-CN.
$0.80
Potentiometer - 50kΩ, Linear, D Shaft, 16mm, Snap-In, center detent
50KB Linear. Detent at 50% rotation. 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
$1.25
Potentiometer - Linear, D Shaft, 16mm, Snap-In, Bracket
Linear. 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
Trimmer - Bourns, 3296Y, Multiturn, Top Adjust, PCB Mount
High-quality Bourns 3296Y trimpots. These sealed cermet trimmers have 25 turns for precision setting. ±10% tolerance.
$1.65
Potentiometer - Tocos, RV24, Linear, 10%, 6mm Shaft
Tokyo Cosmos aka TOCOS is known worldwide for their high quality potentiometers. The RV24 Series is a 24mm military-style carbon element potentiometer with a tolerance of 10%. The RV24 Series has been praised by both guitar and hifi amp builders for their performance and reliability. If you are looking for a top quality pot with a great feel, look no further than Tocos. Each linear taper potentiometer includes a nut, flush washer, and lock washer.
  • 24mm diameter, single-turn potentiometers
  • Carbon film element
  • Metal shaft and bushing
  • Panel mount
  • Ear-lug solder terminals
  • 6mm diameter slotted-end solid shaft
  • 10mm bushing length
  • 10mm shaft length (extended past bushing)
  • Linear Taper
$7.95
$1.25