Bourns® Model PDB182-GTRB Series “Blend-Balance” Guitar Potentiometer

Model PDB182-GTRB Series “Blend-Balance” Guitar Potentiometer(Download Hi-Res Image)

Riverside, California – January 12, 2010 – Bourns® Resistive Products Division announces the release of our new Model PDB182-GTRB Series “Blend-Balance” Guitar Potentiometer in support of the Professional Audio Market.

This custom guitar potentiometer, best known as a “blend-balance pot,” is designed for use as a balance control between two guitar pick-ups, where the volume level of each pick-up can be blended by utilizing a single dual-gang control. The unique M and N audio tapers provide volume blending capability to the guitarist. This product is designed with the features most widely requested by master luthiers.
Samples and production quantities are now available. The data sheet is available on the proaudio website at

  • Features
    • Plain or knurled shaft options
    • 3/8 “ diameter brass bushing
    • Center detent
    • 250k and 500k standard resistance values
    • Special M and N audio tapers
    • Anti-rotation pin
    • RoHS compliant*
  • Applications
    • Electric guitars
    • Bass guitars

*RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC Jan 27, 2003 including Annex.


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