Trimpot 10K

Single turn 10K Ohm Trimmer Potentiometers. Trimpots are perfect for testing ADC setups, setting LCD contrast, and a multitude of other applications. Leads can be straightened and inserted into a breadboard.

Trimpot 10K Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Soldering

This skill defines how difficult the soldering is on a particular product. It might be a couple simple solder joints, or require special reflow tools.

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Skill Level: Noob - Some basic soldering is required, but it is limited to a just a few pins, basic through-hole soldering, and couple (if any) polarized components. A basic soldering iron is all you should need.
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  • Member #253893 / about 12 years ago / 2

    wow, rated life is 100 cycles. hope you don't have too much tweaking to do...

  • Oh, and how does it work with only 2 leads? I might be missing one of them in the picture...

    • russpatterson / about 12 years ago / 1

      They have three leads. power, ground and brush (the one you read the value from)

  • Wait - Single turn means it doesn't rotate more than 360 degrees, right? Cause most people need to be able to adjust these a few times...

  • Virgil_Disgr4ce / about 13 years ago / 1

    Digi-Key Part No: D4AA14-ND
    Similar one by Bourns on Mouser:

  • Lectric / about 13 years ago / 1

    whats the ratings on these? V/A max?

  • SomeGuy123 / about 13 years ago / 1

    Try flattening out the legs and twisting them 90 degrees.

  • note that without bending/trimming the legs this one may "jump" out of a breadboard.

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