16mm Potentiometers - 6.0mm Smooth Shaft - Right Angle PCB Mount

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This is as close to "plug and play" as you can get! It seems like more and more PCB designs call for right-angle pots. Connect these 16mm potentiometers directly to the circuit board and save your time for building even more pedals!

6mm shaft. 1/4" knobs (aka 6.35mm) will fit on these, but they may not be perfectly centered and have the slightest wobble.

Comes with nut and washer

Choose from three tapers:

Logarithmic / Type A

Linear / Type B

Reverse Log / Type C

The Specs:

16mm potentiometer

Smooth shaft measures 6.0mm

With nut and washer

Logarithmic / Type A, Linear / Type B, or Reverse Log / Type C

PCB mount

Power Rating: B Taper 0.2W / Other Tapers 0.1W

Rotation Angle 300 degrees

Max voltage: B taper 200VAC / Other Tapers 150VAC

20% tolerance range

Rotational Life: more than 10,000 cycles

Soldering Temperature: 350 Degrees C at 3 seconds

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What is potentiometer taper?

Simply put, a potentiometer is a resistor. When you turn the pot, you change the level of resistance. A potentiometer taper is the relationship between the position of the pot (as you turn it) and the corresponding output. This is important when using an audio potentiometer as a volume knob because humans perceive volume changes logarithmically. This means that if you use a logarithmic pot (type A), the volume sweep is evenly distributed through the rotation of the knob. In contrast, if you were to use a linear pot (type B) for volume control, most of the volume changes will be "crowded" at one end of the turn. The "reverse log" (type C), also called a reverse audio taper, is like an A taper, only backward.