Stereo volume Potentiometer - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Amplifiers > Chip Amps

Chip Amps Amplifiers based on integrated circuits

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 20th January 2007, 11:25 PM   #1
hotscot is offline hotscot  Scotland
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: California
Default Stereo volume Potentiometer

I bought a pot at Radio Shack.

It has two sets of 3 pins on it. Do they all follow the same contact numbering conventions ie Pin 3 at the left Pin 1 at the right when facing them?

It's unnumbered on the body.

Alan
  Reply With Quote
Old 20th January 2007, 11:44 PM   #2
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
I used the same pot on my rebox of the SI T-Amp. Looking at the pot from the front (adjustment knob side) the front row of pins are for one channel and the back for the second channel. The pins on the left connect to the source (RCA input jacks), the middle go to the input on your PCB, and the right pins are for ground. Follow the attached link to input mods and you will find a picture of the pot connections.

http://www.michael.mardis.com/sonic/start.html
  Reply With Quote
Old 21st January 2007, 05:35 AM   #3
azira is offline azira  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Near Seattle
Both channels in the POT will have the same pin-out. The middle pin is the wiper. The other two will determine whether you are going to use clockwise or counter-clockwise operation. It's easiest to just use a meter to test it and decide which way you'd like it to work.
--
Danny
  Reply With Quote
Old 21st January 2007, 07:34 AM   #4
Nordic is offline Nordic  South Africa
diyAudio Member
 
Nordic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Input goes to the side that wil be max volume...
  Reply With Quote
Old 21st January 2007, 08:12 AM   #5
KISS is offline KISS  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Hope you bought an audio or log taper pot, otherwise the loudness with rotation will be realy wierd.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
different ohm volume/potentiometer? gychang Parts 3 13th August 2009 03:09 AM
Noble volume potentiometer Skorpio Solid State 0 9th January 2008 07:47 PM
Volume Control (potentiometer) SergeDufour Parts 1 6th December 2006 10:56 PM
Looking for stereo 100k Linear potentiometer dine1967 Swap Meet 2 25th May 2005 09:04 PM
Volume potentiometer Morello Solid State 8 16th October 2002 03:29 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:05 PM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2