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Wirewound Potentiometer

2.05
50 and 100 Ohm. Wirewound Potentiometers, ideal for loudspeaker volume controls, and for miniature motor speed controllers. 6mm spindle.

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3005-50R
Wirewound Potentiometer, 50 ohms
£2.05
3005-100R
Wirewound Potentiometer, 100 ohms
£2.05

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Product description:

A range of low-cost 5W wirewound potentiometers that are ideal for loudspeaker volume controls or for motor speed controllers. The potentiometers have a 6mm spindle and fixing hardware is included.

There are two types of potentiometer or 'variable resistor', wirewound and carbon track. Both have their advantages and disadvantages for different uses.

Thanks to their coiled construction, wirewound potentiometers have low noise levels and are mechanically much stronger than carbon track alternatives.

  • Power rating: 5W
  • Resistance tolerance: 20%.
  • Spindle rotation: 300 5.
  • Max. operating voltage: 120V DC.
  • Breakdown voltage: 200V DC.

Dimensions:

  • Body diameter: 24mm.
  • Body depth: 11mm.
  • Spindle diameter: 6mm.
  • Spindle length: 6.5mm (17 inc. bush).

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Questions:

Posted by David Roberts, Monday, 29 July 2013 on product Wirewound Potentiometer

Question:

Hi, Could you tell me the tolerance of this pot please? Many thanks.

Answers:

  • Posted by Aaron Sturman on Monday, 29 July 2013
    Hi David, +/- 20% is the tolerance on it.

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