Potentiometer Testing Cont. Turn fully counter-clockwise for max ohms Turn fully clockwise for zero ohms 500K ohms0 K ohms
Potentiometer Testing Cont. Turn fully counter-clockwise for zero ohms Turn fully clockwise for max ohms 500K ohms 0 K ohms Reversed
Potentiometer Testing cont. Turning in either direction causes no significant change Shows max capacity of ohms
Volume Control Potentiometer is grounded on one side Potentiometer is grounded on one side Signal from pickup Signal out to amplifier
Tone Control Potentiometer plus capacitor makes tone control Potentiometer plus capacitor makes tone control “Low Pass Filter” “Low Pass Filter” Blocks high frequencies Blocks high frequencies Only allows low frequencies to pass Only allows low frequencies to pass Signal from pickup Capacitor is grounded to back of case
Volume and Tone together The cases of the potentiometers are tied together and ground
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