Hi - I'm planning on using this pot (specifically, the RK09D1130A1L in a board. I want to mark on the silkscreen of my PCB what direction means what. Problem is - I can't tell from the datasheet .
My guess is that, if you place a pot at the center of a clock with the shaft sticking up out of the clock, and with the pins closest to the 6:00 marker, that when you turn the knob clockwise the resistance between the center pin and the pin on the right decreases. That's how I've designed my PCB - but is that correct? I'm going to be sad if my silkscreen is wrong. I don't have time to order the pot in before I have to send out the board, either (well, unless I overnight - which would also make me sad).
edit: I just tested the only two pots I could find around the lab (completely different family from the above mentioned pot) and they both behaved as I had guessed. Is this a standard or a coincidence? Does it mention this on the datasheet somewhere and I'm just not seeing it?