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250K No Load Short Shaft Guitar Pot/Potentiometer
by CTS


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Imperial (inch)


This CTS 250K No Load audio Taper Potentiometer functions as a normal tone control from 1 to 9 but at 10 the tone control is removed from the circuit for increased output and overall tonal response.

The short shaft is useful when mounting to scratchplates or control plates (Stratocasters, Telecasters etc.) to ensure the knobs do not sit too high above the body and the 250 k Ohms resistance is traditionally used for single coil pickups. We specified these directly with CTS to have the threaded shaft and knob mounting shaft made from brass for durability and with a tighter 10% tolerance.

These are imperial spec potentiometers so the threaded shaft has a 3/8" imperial thread (requires a 3/8" or 9.5 mm diameter hole in the guitar body) and the knob mounting shaft has fine 24 spline mounting for imperial sized knobs with splines. You can use metric dome knobs that have a set screw and a smooth interior with no splines on these pots, simply line up the set screw with the split in the shaft and tighten the screw. Mounting hardware is included.


No Load pot is removed from the circuit when turned up to 10 for increased output and tonal response
High quality potentiometer made to our custom specs by industry leaders CTS
250K Ohms traditionally used for single coil pickups
Logarithmic audio taper potentiometer
Tight 10% resistance tolerance
Short threaded shaft for mounting to scratchplates or control plates
Fits fine 24 spline imperial knobs and smooth interior no spline metric knobs with set screws
Durable brass 3/8" imperial threaded shaft and knob mounting shaft
Robust construction and smooth feel
Proprietary anti-static lubrication
All mounting hardware included

Tech specs

Threaded Shaft Length 6.35 mm (0.25")
Threaded Shaft Diameter 9.5 mm (0.38")
Manufacturer Part Number GTM CTS A250 NL S

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