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How does the G pot (or Graphic pot) graph look like? Does anyone have a graph?

Is it more of a linear type or audio pot?

Tried searching on Google but couldn't find the graph.

G Pot = W pot

how to make a W potentiometer from a log or linear pot?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ I've never head of a "G pot". Different pot tapers are specified by manufacturers, and there are some conventions, see here: electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/69267/… But, no "G" there. I'd need some more context around where you saw this "G pot" to know what it might mean. \$\endgroup\$
    – Phil Frost
    Jul 18 '13 at 15:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ @PhilFrost Apparently that answer is not definitive: See this link which mentions "... typical A (audio/log), C (reverse audio/log), B (linear), and W (s curve) tapers. Less common are the K, D, and G tapers.". Several other references if you search for "graphic taper" - but sadly no graphic illustration of graphic tapers! \$\endgroup\$ Jul 18 '13 at 16:31
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    \$\begingroup\$ Another reference to the term "G taper", again without specifics. \$\endgroup\$ Jul 18 '13 at 16:34
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Here is snip showing a "G" curve from this Panasonic document (warning - opens pdf) enter image description here

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    \$\begingroup\$ +1, good find - I spent a bit of time trawling through a plethora of search results, but with no luck! \$\endgroup\$ Jul 18 '13 at 16:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ Must be a Panasonic thing. I think the "(4B)" is a hint that everyone else calls it 4B. Alps seems to call it "W (4B)" \$\endgroup\$
    – Phil Frost
    Jul 18 '13 at 17:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you also found out that G pot is also known as W pot \$\endgroup\$ Jul 19 '13 at 5:48

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