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Stereo PCB potentiometers
« on: August 28, 2017, 05:36:26 AM »
Is anybody aware of a source for dual PCB pots in Europe (-> Germany)?
I'd need two for a project but couldn't find any.
Something like this:
http://alphapotentiometers.net/html/16mm_pot_22.html

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Re: Stereo PCB potentiometers
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 06:17:20 AM »
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Re: Stereo PCB potentiometers
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 06:26:49 AM »
Yes, great, thank you very much!

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Re: Stereo PCB potentiometers
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2017, 06:30:05 AM »
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Re: Stereo PCB potentiometers
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 10:55:13 AM »
another great source is uk-electronik.de (UK are his initials not the United Kingdom)

http://uk-electronic.de/onlineshop/index.php?cPath=367_38_152_326&osCsid=54d6bc99a76c035b5dd2c4eaf9ffd219

also musikding.de has solder lug stereo pots. They can be easily transformed to pcb mounted pots. I do the following: for the lower row, I solder solid core wire pieces directly to the metal rings in the brown part of the pot (the "rivets" that connect the resistor trace to the solder lugs). the upper row gets 90 bent wire from the actual lugs. this gives a very good approximation of a 90 pcb mounted stereo pot and the wires are flexible enough to adjust to some variances. hope that makes sense.

https://www.musikding.de/Alpha-16mm-Stereo
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Re: Stereo PCB potentiometers
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2017, 11:32:43 AM »
Yes, it makes so much sense that I did it myself in my previous build, and not only for the stereo pots ;D ;D
I'm just lazy, if I can find the right pots at a decent price I would save a lot of time. And since I'm designing a new board, knowing upfront what components I have available could make a lot of difference.