Shadow SH124-250 Kill Pot

Potentiometer

  • For electric guitar/bass
  • 250 kOhm logarithmic
  • With push switch to kill the sound
  • For single coil pickups

Further information

Design Killswitch
Resistance Value 250 kOhms
Characteristic Curve Logarithmic
Tandem Poti No
Push/Push Killswitch
Solderless No
shaft type grooved
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Does what the description says

Michael Nelson, 24.06.2013
I bought this as a replacement for the volume pot in a Strat. I followed the diagram provided, and it works fine.
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Exactly what I wanted.

Patrick231, 12.01.2016
In search of a Killswitch, I actually wanted to attach an additional button. Since I did not find a suitable one due to the optics and installation depth of the most suitable probes, I looked for alternatives and became aware of this product. Since I found the idea awesome, I immediately ordered one.

Since I have read in some reviews that the pot is scratching as a volume pot and I generally almost never use my tone poti, it was clear to me that the tone poti of my Strat should be replaced with it.

installation:
The installation is relatively trivial. Manually wired the pot with exactly the same occupancy of the 3 legs, as the original built and then puts a new line of ground and one from the signal output to one of the two additional ports on the bottom. I would not even look at the cabling diagram. This confuses more than it helps. The Kill Poti had a smaller diameter than the original, but could easily be mounted with an additional washer.

My tip for installation:
Install the potentiometer approx. 2mm higher than the other potentiometers. Then the button on the pot does not hit the fingerboard when pressed. ;)

Function:
It does exactly what it should. As already described by others, there is a crackling sound when pressing the Killswitchs. However, this is audible only on clean sounds, where a killswitch usually has little use anyway. That's why it's not a disadvantage for me.

Conclusion:
Exactly what I wanted. Works exactly as I imagined.
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