Bourns invented the world's first trimming potentiometer trademarked Trimpot®.
Today, trimming potentiometers are used to perform a variety of circuit adjustements in all types of electronic equipment in virtually every market around the world. Bourns has continually increased the number of physical configurations available and the ability of its Trimpot® products to withstand manufacturing environment, demands, offering its customers enhanced design flexibility in selecting the optimal product for applications. As previously announced, Bourns, Inc. is manufacturing replacement products for the sealed MuRata® trimmer potentiometer product series that MuRata® Manufacturing Company Ltd. ("MuRata") discontinued due to End of Life (EOL). To ease transition from Murata® products to Bourns® products, Bourns is manufacturing replacement products. MuRata granted Bourns permission to use MuRata® part numbers on Bourns' produced replacement products. Bourns replacement products with MuRata® numerical part numbers will be manufactured to MuRata specifications however, Bourns' standard warranty terms will apply to Bourns replacement products based on MuRata specifications.