Clean potentiometer to remove crackling noise

#1

Hi!
I just bought my second Ripples. I bought it second hand and it got some crackling noise from the frequency potentiometer. I tried to exercise it and it helped to some degree but I still get some noise the it turn it fast.
What is the recommended method to deoxidise the pot? Does isopropyl alcohol held? I guess I can’t use some kind of contact spray since it will short the pot?

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#2

There’s specific products to bring crackling pots back to life. I usually just spray this onto them: http://www.kontaktchemie.com/KOC/KOCproductdetail.csp?product=KONTAKT%2060 but I’m sure there’s better solutions.

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#3

I’ve had good luck with Deoxit. It’s made for cleaning pots, switches, etc.

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