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Green77 28th January 2013 06:12 AM

Volumecontrol hookup
 
Hi all!
I have used my TSE for a year now. Works greate.
I was thinking, i have a 50k step volume control at the signal input.
Is the 121k (r8) really needy when you have a volume pot?
Thanks //Daniel

tubelab.com 28th January 2013 05:24 PM

Technically it is not needed, but it will help reduce noise if the pot has some momentary dead spots, and may save the 5842 if the pot goes open. In a perfect world with a perfect pot, the resistor can contribute some added thermal noise. In the real world you shouldn't notice it. I would leave it in there.

Green77 28th January 2013 05:33 PM

Thanks. I leave it as it is..
Regards//Daniel


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