Radio fader control

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Radio fader control

Postby bandit » Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:47 am

Can anyone assist in the value of the potensiometers used for the fader control for the front and rear speakers. i have the wiring diagram but the value of the potensiometer is not mentioned. Thanks

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Re: Radio fader control

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:27 am

If you can't find the actual value, a good (safe) value for potentiometers on line-level audio is 10K, audio taper.

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Re: Radio fader control

Postby thrasherg » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:42 am

I didn't think we had any pots in the 1800 audio system? They are a series of rotary switches that control the stereo.. You have to go through the menu to select fade, balance, volume, etc.. the knobs will rotate 100's of times, a pot only rotates 270 degrees (from min to max). As wingAdmin says 10K is a standard value for Audio applications, but unless you have an after market stereo system or amplifier, there is no fader control that works from a pot.


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