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Old 18th November 2004, 08:14 AM   #1
djembe is offline djembe  United States
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Default Alps "blue velvet" from mouser?

Most people don't list mouser as a source for the blue alps pots, but doing a little searching (they are listed incorrectly and not in the catalog) I have found this:

RK27

Has anyone purchased these from mouser? They are listed for $10 USD - seems cheap. I think its a 100k - can't tell if its log or linear. Any thoughts?

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Seth
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Old 5th September 2006, 07:16 PM   #2
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I bought a couple of these. Taper is best described as follows:
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http://www.rane.com/par-p.html#MN_taper

MN taper (aka balance pot) Special taper developed for home stereo "Balance" controls. Consists of two sections (one for each channel) operating opposite each other. Exactly one-half of each section is a zero resistance surface (i.e., solid-copper or equivalent), the next 50% of travel is linear taper. Therefore for one channel rotating the slider through the first 50% of travel does not change the level at all, while the other channel is reduce from full to zero, and vice versa, with the middle position (usually featuring a center-detent) always passing full signal to each channel.

Not what I was expecting; Alps part numbers are confusing at best. Some future preamp project, maybe...
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Old 5th September 2006, 07:47 PM   #3
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Actually, it would work as a 4-channel balance control, because it has two sections and only one section is needed for stereo.
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Old 6th September 2006, 02:43 PM   #4
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Scratch that, one section per channel is required. Sorry if I misinformed anyone.
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