Re: tek 475 vertical position pots

Michael Dunn <mdunn@...>

At 3:56 PM -0800 2001/3/24, Emanuele Girlando wrote:
Vertical position pots on my tek475 are so noisy to make my scope
almost unusable.
Any suggestion on refurbishing those pots?

Surely any owner of "classic" equipment should have a can of good contact cleaner always at hand!!! :-) Perhaps even WD40 would work??? If the pot is just supplying a DC voltage, I guess you could always hang a big capacitor on the wiper!? Have you tried simply rotating the pot back and forth a few dozen times? This often helps, at least a bit.

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