Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Electronic Joystick is Safety Integrity Level 2 certified.

June 16, 2014

Offering SIL2 and Performance Level d capability, plug-and-play 4THEC5 SIL2 Machine Joystick incorporates contactless sensor technology and has been validated for 5 million cycles. For each control element, 2 position sensors send separate signals to 2 microcontrollers, which check consistency of information using software. Redundant architecture ensures signals on bus are fully safe as defined by applied standards. Joystick is compatible with BODAS, CANOpen, and J1939 protocols. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature Switching Joysticks offer MOM-OFF-MOM operation.

April 29, 2014

Measuring 20 mm above panel, HS Series provides 2-way, 4-way, or 5-way operation with tactile feedback. Thumb-operated units feature up to 4 micro-switches fitted with either silver or gold plated contacts. Gold plated option provides up to 200,000 electrical operations at 10 mA and 30 Vdc, while silver plated option provides up to 100,000 operations at 100 mA and 30 Vdc. All mounting options provide IP67 and IP69K protection, making joysticks suitable for outdoor applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hall Effect Joystick features threaded metal body.

March 3, 2014

To facilitate drop-in panel installation, TS Series Thumbstick may be specified with black oxide, coated brass threaded, D-flat housing. Metal body provides full EMC protection, including EMI and ESD, and is environmentally sealed up to IP69K. TS Series may be specified with Molex .079 in. pitch connector in bottom of housing. Single output configurations feature 5-position Molex 502443-0570 connector, while dual output models have 8-position Molex 502443-0870 connector. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Multi-Touch Control Wheel combines 4 devices in one unit.

September 5, 2013

With expanded array of sensor data options, Series T2 MTCW can interpret many different finger gestures for machine command and image manipulation. Unit combines functionality of multi-touch touchpad, virtual 4–256 position rotary encoder, virtual 4-position joystick, and proximity sensor. Measuring 4.5 in. in diameter, wheel utilizes Instinct™ Touch Technology, which integrates Gesture Recognition Library to track movements on device’s touch pad, using as many as 5 fingers simultaneously. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Industrial Pointing Device meets military specifications.

July 2, 2013

Designed to allow computer cursor control in harsh environments, Industrial Mouse™ M20U9-N3 features NEMA 4X sealed, stainless steel enclosure that prevents liquid or debris ingress and protects against EMI as well as RF signals. Hand-held unit has standard USB connection with 3 mouse buttons on enclosure and left mouse button on joystick. Aluminum cradle is mounted to non-movable surface which securely holds device with padded rubber gaskets. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hall-Effect Joystick offers resistance to EMI.

December 19, 2012

Featuring heavy-duty mechanical construction, single-axis PRO-6H has standard proportional 0.5–4.5 Vdc output with optional custom-engineered PWM circuits. Handle shaft, measuring 10 mm in diameter, allows for variety of handle configurations, including triggers, rocker switches, pushbuttons, and thumb wheels. Equipped with field-adjustable friction brake with positive center detent, joystick is suitable for applications where speed must remain constant under continuous shock and vibration. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hall-Effect Joystick targets on- and off-highway vehicles.

February 29, 2012

Offering 1-, 2-, or 3-axis control, Model CS3HD comes with variety of standard and custom options, including Hall-effect twist third axis with spring return to center. Operating shaft, measuring 10 mm in diameter, makes joystick suitable for use with FG-5 universal hand grip. Multi-function grip is used for left- or right-hand operation, and has long barrel for operators with large hands or gloves. Removable face plate can be configured with buttons, thumbwheels, rocker switches, and toggles. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Finger-Operated Joystick Controller uses Hall-effect sensors.

December 5, 2011

Featuring 2.2 in. actuator height and glass-filled Zytel housing, IP55-sealed Model FS1 uses moisture-resistant non-ferrous components and conformal-coated electronics for application in industrial vehicles, mobile machinery, and in-plant process control. Extension-style spring return offers smooth and precise operations. Single-axis joystick is available with variety of options, including 2.6 in. actuator height, friction brake, step detent, 7-30 V input, and redundant output. Read More