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CTS Guitar Pot, 500k Split Shaft Pot Premium 450 Series with 9% Tolerance

CTS Guitar Pot, 500k Split Shaft Pot Premium 450 Series with 9% Tolerance

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450 series CTS Premium 500k split shaft CTS potentiometer.

Guitar pot with audio (log) taper. This guitar pot is an ideal upgrade for volume and tone controls on instruments that use Humbucking pickups. Split shaft for push fit knobs.

Not all CTS pots are alike - the CTS pots that we stock are the top-of-the-range 450 series and are developed using 9% +/- tolerances and built at 10% over the standard 500K rating (550K). This ensures optimum performance and guarantees that your potentiometers will always be at least the value stated. Our CTS pots are unlike many other standard pots that use industry standard 20% tolerances where, in most cases, are way under the specifications you need to ensure good tone from your pickups. We added brass components and a high quality wiper versus what comes standard on most run of the mill pots to ensure long life, quality and consistent performance. Comes complete with two nuts and washers.

Here's what one happy customer had to say about our CTS pots - "I have to say that the CTS pots that I have received have been a revalation to the guitars tone. It is now clearer than ever as well as being less susceptible to background noise. On top of this the smoothness of the tapers exudes quality and they are well worth the asking price."


Important measurements

Tolerance = +/- 9% 
Can Size = 23.8mm (15/16 in.) radius X 9.5mm (3/8 in.) height
Bushing Threads = 3/8-32 
Bushing Height = 9.5mm (3/8 in). 
Shaft Type - split 
Shaft Diameter = 9.5mm (please ensure that the pickguard / control plate that the pot is mounting onto has a 9.6mm diameter hole)
Spline Count = 24 (NOT metric) 
Length of threaded shaft - 9.5mm (3/8 in.) 
Value = 550K Ohms 

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