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Alpha Push-pull Pots

Alpha Push-pull Pots

Alpha Push-pull Pots 250K-ohm

250K-ohm

Item # 1215
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Alpha Push-pull Pots 500K-ohm

500K-ohm

Item # 1216
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Alpha Push-pull Pots 500K-ohm, long shaft pot

500K-ohm, long shaft pot

Item # 1213
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Alpha Push-pull Pots

About This Item

Dual-function audio taper pots pull up to activate an on/on double-pole double-throw mini switch.

Can be used as a normal volume or tone control, or control pickup phasing, series/parallel switching, coil-taps, and more.

#1215 250K-ohm
Shaft diameter 6mm split shaft, coarse knurling
Thread  
M7 x 0.75
Threaded portion height  
3/8"
(9.52mm)
Required mounting hole diameter  
9/32"
(7.14mm)
Required body cavity depth  
1-1/8"
(28.58mm)
Two mounting nuts, flat washer and lock washer included


#1216 500K-ohm
Shaft diameter 6mm split shaft, coarse knurling
Thread  
M7 x 0.75
Threaded portion height  
3/8"
(9.52mm)
Required mounting hole diameter  
9/32"
(7.14mm)
Required body cavity depth  
1-1/8"
(28.58mm)
Two mounting nuts, flat washer and lock washer included


#1213 500K-ohm,long shaft pot for Les Paul®
Shaft diameter 6mm split shaft, coarse knurling
Thread  
3/8 x 32
Threaded portion height  
3/4"
(19.05mm)
Required mounting hole diameter  
3/8"
(9.52mm)
Required body cavity depth  
1-1/8"
(28.58mm)
Two mounting nuts, flat washer and lock washer included


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 some of the high frequencies to ground. A 1 Meg-ohm pot bleeds off even less than a 500K pot, so if you want to hear your guitar "wide open" you may want to try one.

1-meg pots are also ideal for piezo pickups, as the ultra high impedance piezo element is more adversely effected by conventional, lower-value pots than magnetic pickups.

We also have a full line of control pots for non-active circuitry. Extra mounting nuts and lock washers are also available.

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


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Did exactly what I needed to; Replaced a garbage factory Yamaha Revstar tone pot in my guitar, soldered it up, a little smaller than the original, but I put a ln additional washer on it, and we're back in business.

5.0

Only way to go

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These are the only way to go when the need arises to add a phase reversal option to your guitar. The beauty of the pot mounted push-pull switch is that you can add a switch to your guitar without drilling additional holes in your beautiful guitar. Love these. Great quality and fast delivery. During the rebuild of a guitar I used one of these in a 2001 Les Paul in order to change phases of the lead pickup. I was putting a Dimarzio Super Humbucker in the lead position. This switch gives you the additional sound option.

5.0

Super produit

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Merci pour la qualité de vos produits.
Petit bonjour de FRANCE

5.0

Worked as advertised.

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Pot fit my les paul perfectly. Very smooth and linear with no noise.

5.0

Stew Mac Purchase

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Painless transaction, packed well, delivered quickly. Received item as ordered. Could not have gone better. Thanks guys, my three pickup les paul,
(with freeway ultra switch), also purchased from you, build will be a joy.

4.0

My goto push/pull

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Used these before and will use again. Reliable.

5.0

Great all around

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I used this switch to switch in/out a middle pickup on my tele. I didn't want a 5way because it's too fiddle-y.. I wanted a conventional 3way tele switch (hat I could slam around without fear of missing the desired position) with a pull switch for the strat-y middle pickup.
The switch seems very solid and well made and the pot is very easy to rotate. This is a big deal for me because I use the vol control (I used the pot/switch in the vol position) as a tremolo/swell effect with the back of my pinkie, and some pots are just too stiff when it comes to rotation with a pinkie..
Glad I ordered 3. One for each of my Teles and one for a replacement if need be.
Very pleased.

5.0

Great pots

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Verified Buyer


these pots do just Great in my DIY guitar builds

4.0

smaller diameter than prior unit.

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Verified Buyer


I bought this as a replacement for one of the pots on my guitar. Same brand and style of push pull but the shaft diameter is smaller. Old one required a 3/8 inch hole. New one is just over 1/4 inch. I made a small bushing to compensate and it works fine.

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Push Pull

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About this Push Pull potentiometer for my HSS Strat and it's split the humbucker coil perfectly.

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