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Offline brucef

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New Pot for Quickie
« on: March 30, 2017, 12:02:54 pm »
I have seen a few posts talking about upgrading the volume pot. Can I get some suggestions / links to tried and proven pots?? Thanks in advance.
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2017, 01:00:52 pm »
brucef,

I have had good results with this eBay DACT.
Brad Nalitt
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Quickie w/PJCCS
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2017, 02:13:27 am »
Thank you sir! Are the connections the same as the stock one?
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2017, 02:50:10 am »
Yes. It is a little smaller both in size and the solder connections. I used some 22ga teflon wire for the ground connection.
Brad Nalitt
Iron Upgraded S.E.X. Amp 2.0
Foreplay III
Quickie w/PJCCS
Eros Phono
Blumenstein Orca Speakers, Baby Benthic Subs
S.E.X.y Speakers W/FT17H Horn Tweeters
Thorens TD 125 MkII W/ Shure M97xE JICO SAS Stylus

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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2017, 02:08:51 am »
What is the resistance value for the volume pot?? I need to specify when I order one.
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2017, 04:24:47 am »
I have two quickie's.  The one that I call stock (not really) has two PEC mono pots 100K, the modified quickie had two Khozmo mono attenuators (were removed for another build) and now has a stereo Audio Note 100K, I really like this little pot.  In my opinion the Audio Note is an outstanding pot, I do not believe that unless you like the looks and have money to burn on the Khozmo or equal quality attenuator that their is very little difference in sound quality.

I try to use two mono pots or attenuators for balance control when possible.  I do not understand why one would use a stereo pot and a balance pot when two pots or attenuators accomplishes the same results.  Never did like the Alps pot, but since there is a new version with better solder lugs it is a good price choice, but not better than the PEC and not in the same league with the Audio Note, IMHO.

Sorry for the long post, taking a break from taxes.

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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2017, 11:59:11 am »
Thanks for the info!
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2017, 12:06:09 pm »
Leland, where did you buy the Audio Note?
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2017, 06:00:24 pm »
Hificollective in England, very quick service.
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2017, 12:58:27 am »
I picked up an Audio Note pot and want to get some direction on swapping it out with the stock pot. Are the solder lug connections the same on the  the Audio Note as the stock pot? In other words, do I solder the wires to the new pot exactly the same way they are on the old one?
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Re: New Pot for Quickie
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2017, 04:33:27 pm »
Try this link, there's a way to check the pot wiring with a voltmeter.

https://www.google.com/amp/m.wikihow.com/Wire-a-Potentiometer%3Famp%3D1