Alpha Blend Pots

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Our unique linear-taper pots control the signal mix from two pickups or sources, panning from one source to another, with both signals full at the center detent.

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250K-ohm

Item # 4137
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$5.34

6 or more $4.38
12 or more $3.68
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500K-ohm

Item # 4138
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$5.34

6 or more $4.38
12 or more $3.68
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Product Details

Our unique linear-taper pots control the signal mix from two pickups or sources, panning from one source to another, with both signals full at the center detent.

250K vs. 500K
Generally, 500K-ohm pots are used with humbuckers and 250Ks are used with single-coil pickups. You can use any value you like, but a 250K will give a slightly warmer tone than a 500K pot. The 250K pot bleeds off (attenuates) some of the high frequencies to ground.

Shaft diameter 6mm split shaft, coarse knurling
Thread M7 x 0.75
Threaded portion 3/8" (9.52mm)
Required mounting hole diameter    9/32" (7.14mm)
Flat washer and two mounting nuts included

To see the knobs available for these pots, click here.


Product Instructions

Blend Pot Wiring

An explanation of various wiring options with a blend pot.

Ratings & Reviews

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not bad

By Pacific North Coast Guitars from Washington USA
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, April 01, 2014


If you need something that CTS doesn't offer then these will do. They are pretty sturdy. Make sure to clean and scrape all soldering surfaces prior to wiring for a clean signal since these come with gunk on them.

amazing,

By Ward from Newington, CT 
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, September 08, 2013


I use it for a pickup blend. works great can make the two pickup sound like more. WV

Blend Pot

By KevinG from Chandler, AZ
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, January 20, 2013


I used this Blend Pot as part of a Gibson L6S Rewiring project....I put a 6-position Varitone switch in place of the troublesome L6S 6-way Pickup Selector. This left me with the choice of modifying the body for a new 3 way pick-up switch or finding a switch that would fit the tone control hole (I no longer needed the tone control with the Varitone).....the Stew Mac Blend Pot did the trick, plus now I can pan between the pickups, giving me more tone choices....also Stew Mac has a matching speed knob so no one would know that mods were made to the guitar.

Work as advertised

By Colt W. Knight from South Charleston, WV 25309
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, November 30, 2012


No frills blend pot. They have a tick mark in the center posistion which is nice to use as a reference.

Work very well

By Rog+¬rio Rocha Matos from Brazil,S+úo Paulo
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, September 08, 2012


These pots also never gave me headaches, work very well as everyone who bought the Stewmac.

Nice P/U Option

By bobmblock from Herman,  NE
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, September 07, 2012


This is a really nice option on your guitar because it allows you to find the sweet spot for all your main fret work. Was a little noisy but 2 quick blasts with the electronics cleaner with swift complete rotations and all quiet with unique tones depending on the differences between your bridge and neck P/U's.

Which Direction?

By other brother larry from Calgary, AB
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, September 01, 2012


When you install these I had to guess which way they go, and I got it wrong. so here it is.
As noted in the wiring diagram, source A is full on clockwise rotation, and source B is full on counterclockwise rotation. I hope that helps somebody.
Oh and they sound great, I used one with active emg pickups, and they work perfectly, once you get them the right way round.

it blend.

By jiROck Custom from Philippines
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, August 13, 2012


blender. :)

Average

By p gaudreau from canada
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, November 18, 2011


saw better

good price,need more wiring examples

By Chuck B. from Miami, FL
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, November 12, 2011


Still working on it.

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