Commercial Panel Controls


Panel controls are designed for applications that typically require frequent adjustment. Both rotary and slide panel control types are available. A selection of elements includes carbon, cermet, and conductive plastic. These devices are available in various sizes and shaft/bushing combinations. Some models are available with a rotary switch and seal options.

Typical applications include audio mixing consoles, test and measurement equipment, consumer electronics, and medical equipment.Turns-counting dials are designed for use with precision rotary potentiometers or other types of panel controls where a turns-indicating device or an adjustment setting/locking device is needed.

These devices are available to fit various shaft sizes in digital or concentric scale (analog) readout options. Typical applications include power supplies, oscilloscopes, medical equipment, and industrial automation equipment.

Design Kits
Bourns offers Design Kits for this product line.

For Taper Characteristics and further documents please visit our library.

ObsoleteProducts marked with this symbol are currently available, although not recommended for new designs.

Mineral Source Reporting for Sensors, Panel Controls, Encoders, Precision Potentiometers, Dials: CMRT

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Series PRS12R
Data Sheet PRS12R
Photo prs12r_part
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Package Diameter 12 mm
Shape Square
Number of Turns 1
Sealable IP40
Detents Center
Shaft Metal
Shaft End Flatted, Slotted, Knurled
Bushing Metal
Element Carbon
Terminal PC pins
Taper-Linear x
Taper-CW Audio x
Taper-CCW Audio x
Standard Resistance Tolerance ±20 % to ±30 %
Resistance Range Minimum Ohm 5K
Resistance Range Maximum Ohm 500K
Power-Linear 0.05 watts
Power-Audio 0.05 watts
Rotational Life (no load) Cycles 10K
Options-Ganging 1
MDS PRS12R-2xxxx-xxxx
Design Files Downloads
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