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Too Much Audio

Discussion in 'Radio Circuits, Repair & Performance' started by AG5X, Jun 17, 2021.

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  1. AG5X

    AG5X Ham Member QRZ Page

    I replaced a scratchy volume pot with an OEM equivalent in a re-capped AA5 set and now barely off 'silent' yields booming audio. What happened and how do I fix it?
  2. G4COE

    G4COE Ham Member QRZ Page

    Check the value, check if its a logarithmic or linear taper pot, usually represented A or B in front of the value, soetimes they may be marked log or lin.... also you can get reverse log pots to add to the fun.

    It may also be you have it wired wrong.

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  3. W1NB

    W1NB XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    It’s possible one end of the pot is supposed to be at ground. If the ground is not there the voltage drop across it will be incorrect.
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  4. W5RKL

    W5RKL Ham Member QRZ Page

    Have you tried an "audio taper" pot?

    Mike W5RKL
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