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Specialized lm386 amp? Answered

I want to make a amplifier like this https://www.instructables.com/id/LM386-Audio-Amplifier/ but i was wondering if i can make
it without the 10k pot as i dont have one.

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thegeekeBest Answer (author)2011-12-31

Yes, but then you will not have volume control. Pots aren't that expensive, if I were you, I would think about just buying one. (You never know when you might need a volume control.)

Good luck, and have fun! :)

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Kante Tech (author)thegeeke2011-12-31

so if i do take out the pot i just wire one end of the input straight to the 3rd pin of the ic?

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Re-design (author)2011-12-31

You can put in a fixed resistor, I'd try half size or a pot that is a different size. they just won't be perfectly sized.

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steveastrouk (author)2011-12-31

YEs, it will work, it will be very loud

Steve

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