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Instrument Control Knobs, Sliders and Potentiometers

 

Rotary Control Knobs

All models are moulded molded in black nylon, ABS or PP. Some models can be supplied in white or grey colours.gray colors. Other custom made colourscolors can be produced, subject to a reasonable order quantity as setup charges may be required. Some models can accept optional diamond spun or coloured colored caps. Marker dots are standard on models as indicated. The standard dot or line position is opposite the set screw or 'D' flat.

 

Other variants are possible subject to agreement. Please refer to the shaft size table for details.

 

Collet fitting using our low cost plastic collet system is available for our K9 to K12 series.

 

Two colour, color, moulded molded models K85M, K87MA, K87MB are suitable for mixing consoles. They combine good looks and ultimate low cost. Some models are available with a rubber soft-touch finish.

 

Applications requiring similar style knobs of various sizes are well catered for in our range of models.

 

When ordering, please specify quantity, model, colour, color, fixing, lines or dots and shaft size. If in doubt, please refer to our sales office. For example : K6C / black / SF / Marker dot / ¼" or K9 / black / marker line / 6mm splined shaft.

 

All dimensions are approximate and in millimetres millimeters.

For further technical specifications please see the PDF data sheet Rotary control knobs portable document format (opens in a new window).

For dimensions and technical drawings please see the PDF data sheet Rotary knob dimensions and technical drawings portable document format (opens in a new window).

For shaft sizes and types please see the PDF data sheet Rotary control knob shaft sizes and types portable document format (opens in a new window).

 

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Shaft Sizes and Colours Colors

The colours colors shown below are for reference only and may not be identical to actual colours. colors. If an exact colour color selection is required we are happy to provide samples for your evaluation. Custom colours colors are available for single and multi colour color moulded molded knobs. Please call us to discuss your specific requirements.

 

portable document formatcolours

 

Knob caps can be supplied plain, with a marker line (ML), with a marker dot (MD), or custom legend.

 

When specifying fixing options, indicate shaft size and type, i.e. screw fix (SF), push fix (‘D’), splined (SPL), or collet.

For shaft sizes and types please see the PDF data sheet Rotary control knob shaft sizes and types portable document format (opens in a new window).

 

Shaft Size: 3mm 4mm 4mm 4mm 6mm 6mm 6mm USA 6mm 6mm ¼" ¼" ¼" ¼" Marker Dot and Line Options
Knob Type: collet D-spring collet screw splined D-spring D-spring collet screw D-spring splined screw collet
  collet 3mm d-spring 4mm collet 4mm screw 4mm splined 6mm d-spring 6mm d-spring 6mm USA collet 6mm screw 6mm d-spring quarter inch splined quarter inch screw quarter inch collet quarter inch  
K1C       Y Y       Y Y   Y   skirt-dot (std)
K4C                 ?     Y   cap-line
K5, K8         Y       Y Y   Y   cap-line
K6C, K6C/SKT       Y   ?     Y     Y   cap-dot, skirt-line, numbered
K7C         Y ?     Y Y   Y   cap-line
K85, K88   Y     Y Y       Y Y     cap-line (std)
K85M   Y     Y Y Y     Y Y     cap-line (std)
K87MA, K87MB+   ?     Y Y Y     Y       body-line, cap-line
K88   Y     Y Y       Y Y     cap-line
K9* Y   Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y   Y Y body-line, cap-dot, cap-line
K10* Y   Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y   Y Y body-line, cap-dot, cap-line
K11 Y   Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y   Y Y body-line, cap-dot, cap-line
K12 Y   Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y   Y Y body-line, cap-dot, cap-line
K13 refer to data                            
K14       Y Y   K14P   Y Y   Y   cap-line
K15, K15P       Y Y       Y Y   Y   K15=cap-line
K16, K16P       Y Y   K16P   Y Y   Y   K16=cap-line
K17                 ? ?   Y   cap-line (std)
K18         Y       Y          
K19         Y                 cap-dot (std)
K21       Y Y Y     Y Y   Y   cap-dot, cap-line
C18, C18/SKT         Y Y Y     Y       C18=cap-line (std), C18/SKT=skirt-line, numbered
KM12B, KM15B         Y                  
KM20B, KM40B, KM50B         Y                  
KMR12 to 50         Y         KMR40D        

 

Y=Yes, available as standard, ?=Enquire if required.

* For all-black model only - version with integral cap is available.

+ Including ‘R’ Soft Touch versions.

Not all push fix models have metal springs.

 

L=Body Line

D=Cap dot

S=Skirt dot

Z=Cap line

SL=Skirt line

N=Numbered

 

Some models of our knobs are stocked by Cliff distributors. Please contact our sales office.

 

Instrument Control Knobs, Sliders and Potentiometers - general information

 

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