12HP Multi-turn Potentiometer

Wirewound (Bushingmount) with metric dimensions

12HP Multi-turn Potentiometer | Althen Controls

About the 12HP Multi-turn Potentiometer

The 12HP is a small multi-turn potentiometer with an outer diameter of 13mm. Pin terminals and rear lug terminals are also available in addition to standard lug terminals.

Bushingmount type  

With lug terminals

  • 5-turn models: Model 12HP-5
  • 10-turn models: Model 12HP-10

With pin terminals for p.c. board

  • 5-turn models: 12HP-5p
  • 10-turn models: 12HP-10p

Features Multi-turn potentiometer 12HP-5

  • Wirewound
  • Dimensions (mm) DxL: 13×25.5
  • Standard resistance range (ohm): 100-50k
  • Independent linearity (±%): 0.35 to 0.2
  • Mechanical travel (+10° 0°): 1,800 +15° 0°
  • Electrical travel (±5°): 1,800

Features Multi-turn potentiometer 12HP-10

  • Wirewound
  • Dimensions (mm) DxL: 13×25.5
  • Standard resistance range (ohm): 100-100k
  • Independent linearity (±%): 0.25 to 0.1
  • Mechanical travel (+10° 0°): 3,600 +15° 0°
  • Electrical travel (±5°): 3,600

Special Specifications Available

3turn type (S12HP3), lower resistance values (20O, 50O), shaft with front and rear extension (rear shaft with 0.8mm dia. and 10mm length), special machining on the shaft, simple sealed housing (in case of servomount type, the housing length becomes longer by 1.5mm.


Shaft Dia. (mm)
Standard resistance range
100O to 50kO (5turn), 100O to 100kO (10turn)
Max. practical resistance value
70kO (5turn), 150kO (10turn)
Total resistance tolerance
Standard Class ±3%(H), Precision Class ±1%(F)
Independent Linearity Tolerance (5-turn 10-turn)
Standard Class: ±0.35% ±0.25%
Precision Class: ±0.2% ±0.1%
(within 5kO): (±0.25%) (±0.15%)
Power Rating
0.75W (5-turn), 1.5W (10-turn)
Within 100O E.N.R.
Electrical Travel
360º Xn ±5º (n: No. of turns)
Mechanical Travel
360º Xn (+15º n: No. of turns)
Insulation Resistance
Over 1,000 MO at 500 V.D.C.
Dielectric Strength
1 minute at 500 V.A.C.
Starting Torque
Within 3mN·m (30gf·cm) (Bushingmount type), Within 2mN·m (20gf·cm) (Servomount type)
Stopper Strength
Approx. 0.15N·m (1.5kgf·cm)
Max. torque exerted on fastening the mounting nut to the bushing
Within 0.8N·m (8kgf·cm)
Max. working voltage
Resist. temp. coefficient of wire
Approx. 10g (both 5-turn and 10-turn)
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