#1
i just wired up my old crybaby bass wah into a volume pedal using the dunlop hot potz 1 and the 1/4 inch jacks that were in it


it works fine but the swell is a bit too sudden


it goes from 0% to 100% volume within 1/2 of the total sweep of the pedal


anywhere past 1/2 way down is 100% volume


i think its because the pot is 100k

would switching the pot out for say a 250k pot fix this?


correct me if im wrong, im not too familiar with potentiometers...
#2
It is something to do with the pots I believe. Was going to do the same thing with an old cry baby but was warned off of it by one of my more knowledgable friends.
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#4
Quote by AmbientMathAsh
It is something to do with the pots I believe. Was going to do the same thing with an old cry baby but was warned off of it by one of my more knowledgable friends.



dont know why he would tell you not too. a simple volume pedal wiring is pretty idiot-proof. took me literally 2 minutes and i know VERY little about wiring
#6
a log pot = logarithmic potentiometer

the standard pot is linear.

log pots are common for things like volume, because of the logarithmic curve.

linear pots would be used for things like a tone knob.
#7
Quote by rickyj


a log pot is one that changed its sweet logarithmically(spelling) instead of linearly
log pots are ususally better for volume controls casue our ear hear volume logarwatchamajigit

i think log pots have a B instead of an A on them
#9
Quote by rickyj


that might work

althougth that doesnt look as durable as the hot pots just saying
#10
Quote by supersac
that might work

althougth that doesnt look as durable as the hot pots just saying



what pot would you recommend?
#12
Quote by supersac
oh that ones fine
im just saying it doesnt look as beefy as the hot pots

it goign to be fine



how would i get the pedal to turn the shaft?


it doesnt have teeth for the thing on the pedal
#13
Quote by rickyj
how would i get the pedal to turn the shaft?


it doesnt have teeth for the thing on the pedal


mhh i didnt think of that...
i dont supposed you can remove the thing on it and put teeth on it from your old pot?

sorry dude i cant help you here i have trouble finding parts that i want to sometimes
if i find something ill send you a link
#14
Quote by supersac

if i find something ill send you a link



okay thanks...


i might order it and send it back if i cant get the thing off the hot potz to fit on it
#15
before u buy anything, have you adjusted the sweep? if 1/2 of the pot gives you 100% of the sweep, then roll the gear back a little inside the box. my guess is, u're gonna buy another pot and its just gonna do the same thing.
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