Techworks CTS - 500k Short (3/8") Split Shaft Potentiometer
Original price $16.50 - Original price $16.50
$16.50 - $16.50
Current price $16.50
CTS potentiometers are the default potentiometers in almost all American guitars. CTS pots are well loved for their audio taper, but the long standing problem was the tolerances that fluctuates between batches. So we went ahead and fixed that for you. Techworks CTS pots are specified to feature a tighter tolerance of ±10% disparity and a longer shelf life.
CTS audio taper gives an incredibly natural response as compared to cheap pots. Roll down from 10 and your volume doesn't disappear at 7 or 8. It goes all the way to 0-2!
These pots are split shaft for fine-knurled (24-spline) knob, Some Les Paul style guitars may require long shaft 500k pots instead.
Each CTS pot includes a flat washer, lock washer, and two hex mounting nuts.
Which pot value should you choose?
The higher the value of the pot, the brighter the tone. Thus 500K pots are generally used for humbuckers, and 250Ks are typically used for single coil pickups. A 250K gives a slightly warmer tone than a 500K, and dumps some of the high frequencies to ground earlier.