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Old 4th August 2009, 01:31 PM   #1
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I have been using a cheapo pot 50K log.

Recently I changed to one as shown in photo. Same 50K but linear. When at minimum volume both are at 7o'clock, but at listening level the old one was at 9-10 o'clock while the new one at 1-2 o'clock.

Should I worry? The new one sounds smooth and nice.

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Old 7th August 2009, 01:57 AM   #2
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Originally posted by cpu8088
I have been using a cheapo pot 50K log.

Recently I changed to one as shown in photo. Same 50K but linear. When at minimum volume both are at 7o'clock, but at listening level the old one was at 9-10 o'clock while the new one at 1-2 o'clock.

Should I worry? The new one sounds smooth and nice.

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Tangent recommends "log or audio" rather than "linear" for amp use.

http://tangentsoft.net/elec/movies/tt15.html

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Old 8th August 2009, 09:26 AM   #3
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from the graph shouldnt it be the opposite? meaning the old one output like linear while the new one like log?

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Old 8th August 2009, 10:03 AM   #4
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If you want, you can create a psuedo-log pot using the linear potentiometer.

http://www.geofex.com/Article_Folder...s/potscret.htm

http://sound.westhost.com/project01.htm
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Old 8th August 2009, 01:32 PM   #5
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I am looking for a reasonable priced pot for TA2024, how much did u pay for this? Wonder if the same vendor has nonlinear one.

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Old 9th August 2009, 01:09 AM   #6
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i paid us$17 thru flea bay excluding postage
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Old 9th August 2009, 01:18 AM   #7
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thanks quadtech

good read indeed
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