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Potentiometer Overview - Alps, Penny+Giles, TKD and Vishay and more, what's your fav?
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Old 18th January 2021, 08:44 PM   #151
tiefbassuebertr is offline tiefbassuebertr  Germany
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Have you emailed the UK company and asked if they know where to get the tool?
yes, but without getting reply.
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Old 20th January 2021, 07:22 PM   #152
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Have I been wrong for using metal film resistors all this time?
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Old 20th January 2021, 09:50 PM   #153
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Potentiometer Overview - Alps, Penny+Giles, TKD and Vishay and more, what's your fav?
likely this one:
Penny & Giles | Curtiss-Wright


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P&G website is dead - go to
Penny + Giles - Rotary Potentiometer
who has overtaken this company ?
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Old 22nd January 2021, 03:23 AM   #154
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Old 22nd January 2021, 11:17 AM   #155
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If so, don`t listen to me, continue using cermet resistors.
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Old 22nd January 2021, 06:25 PM   #156
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thank you for this advice. Obviously rotary pot versions like those from the attached image (from German's preamp model "horch 1.2") are no longer available and obsolete.
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Old 22nd January 2021, 06:28 PM   #157
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I just received these. Very nicely made with great specs, about $12 bucks. TT Electronics.
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Old 22nd January 2021, 06:34 PM   #158
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Here is the data sheet
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Old 22nd January 2021, 06:44 PM   #159
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Curtiss-Wright has own P and G for years.

I used to work for a different division of Curtiss-Wright here in MN and tried to get a few pots to use and was not successful in doing so.
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Old 22nd January 2021, 06:57 PM   #160
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I also tried to no avail.
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