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Old 15th February 2007, 10:21 PM   #1
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Default volume pots for tube amp

Looking for an upgrade volume pot for a Chinese tube amp, any suggestions?
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Old 16th February 2007, 02:45 AM   #2
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Not sure exactly what you seek, but I like the selection here from tubesandmore.com, and most of these are only $1.50

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Old 16th February 2007, 12:08 PM   #3
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What's the sound quality like? Need a 100K log two channel.
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Old 16th February 2007, 12:50 PM   #4
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The Alphas are not high quality pots, they would not be an upgrade to... well.... anything.


These on the other hand, take second seat to very little. I've used a number of them. I'm probably going to order another one for my next preamp.
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Old 16th February 2007, 03:54 PM   #5
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Thanks they look interesting. How big are the steps? I use my pre at lower levels usually, dont listen that loud.
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Old 16th February 2007, 04:29 PM   #6
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Stepped with only 23 steps might be a problem without customizing the resistance curve. I would recommend either a TKD CP2501 pot (Percy Audio or PartsConnexion), or a Penny and Giles RF15 pot ($$$) http://www.pennyandgiles.com/product...&intIndustry=3, which will rival any stepped attenuator made (the P&G). At its price, it better
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