Searching for long-life, S-taper pots

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Post by spacecommandant »

I'm looking for a supply of S-taper, 10k pots with a minimum life cycle of 100,000 rotations.
Has anyone encountered these?

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Post by lietuvis »

Hi, you might find hard time to find S taper potentiometer. However if you want for balance with centre detent you can use P260P series potentiometer with adding static resistor to each side between centre to side that will simulate S taper. I used this way for bass guitar as a pan (balance) after active circuit with ok result.
Use this as reference ... mz_168.pdf
This potentiometer I used and it is rated for 1000000 Cycles ... 925w%3D%3D
It really depends on application you want to use it for


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