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jpcar

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15A5K pot question
« on: November 06, 2019, 02:02:29 PM »
Can anyone tell me what the ‘15’ refers to on a 15A5K pot?

This is a snap in pot for a Fender Frontman 212R amp.
I understand the ‘A’ is Logarithmic and ‘5K’ is the resistance.
Thanks!

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Re: 15A5K pot question
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2019, 02:08:56 PM »
The 15 is a modifier for the A.
The standard A is a specific Log taper, but there are variations such as 10A, 15A, etc.
Somewhere there is probably a graph of the various log tapers.

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Re: 15A5K pot question
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2019, 05:38:05 PM »
Seems to me, and I could be wrong, that it is a percentage.  Perhaps at mid point, the percentage of the full resistance.

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Re: 15A5K pot question
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2019, 11:12:23 PM »
That makes sense!
Thanks for the help.