Author Topic: potentiometers problem?!  (Read 1666 times)

tobi3708

potentiometers problem?!
« on: August 27, 2013, 03:49:35 AM »
is it possible to change 1M ohm pot. with a 100k ohm pot.??  :)

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Re: potentiometers problem?!
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2013, 04:06:14 AM »
whats the application. Your question doesnt make sense like that.
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tobi3708

Re: potentiometers problem?!
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2013, 04:08:42 AM »
whats the application. Your question doesnt make sense like that.
welcome to the forum.:)


well ok im bad at this :P then i'll just try both :)
and thanks :)

tobi3708

Re: potentiometers problem?!
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2013, 04:09:39 AM »
and is for at depht controll in a tremolo effect :)

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Re: potentiometers problem?!
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2013, 07:14:13 AM »
Do you mean, to EXCHANGE one pot for another?

Yes, you can...but if this is a bought pedal, the designers usually put the one in there that will work best!   If you do this and it works, you'll find your range of control is much narrower.    Maybe tell us WHY you want to do this?  Better to order the right part and wait for it to arrive before messing up a good pedal, IMO.

If a circuit uses a pot like this to get 'most effect' at its lowest setting, you'll get 10x less range.  If it uses the pot at its MAXIMUM resistance to get 'most effect', you will get much less of the effect due to that max not being there, if you know what I mean. 
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