Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Thumbstick Actuators offer soft touch elastomer handle options.

October 9, 2015

TS series Thumbstick is available with 3 thermoplastic elastomer handle options; actuators may be specified as Option B (Castle), Option C (Winged Hat), and Option D (Conical). Resilient to water, dust, oils, and UV, handles provide soft, non-slip tactile feel and are suited for applications subject to prolong use. Products can be specified as single- or dual-axis joystick, and contactless Hall effect sensing provides extended life proportional control up to one million lifecycles. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Sanitized Medical Joysticks foster safe, healthy work environment.

June 24, 2015

Offered to OEMs as open frame component for medical device integration, parylene-coated Medical Joysticks reduce spread of infectious diseases within medical facilities to promote healthier and safer environments. Products withstand repeated hygienic cleaning, disinfection, and design ensures IP66 watertight sealing rating when installed. Communication interfaces include voltage or digital signal, and device control across extended distances is supported via RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485. Read More

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Machine Control Joystick targets mobile off-highway equipment.

May 25, 2011

Featuring 300 lb shaft load and IP67 rating, PLUS+1(TM) JS7000 is dust-tight and protected against temporary immersion in water. Unit is available with single- and dual-axis configurations and spring centering, with option of 20 or 25° of handle travel in dual-axis configuration. Various pushbutton, trigger switch, and proportional roller switch configurations are available on each grip. Providing analog and CAN electrical output options, joystick supports J1939 and CANopen communication protocols. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Joystick Controller performs reliably in industrial applications.

February 4, 2011

In addition to using microswitches with quick-connect terminals, CS3 Bang/Bang joystick features durable housing, corrosion resistant components, and center pivot design that allow for 20 million mechanical cycles and enables use is rough environments. Single-speed, on-off controller, available with single- and double-axis control, is offered with variety of standard and custom handles and grips. Separate or simultaneous operation can be achieved with standard gate patterns. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Joystick Controller uses non-contact Hall-Effect technology.

November 15, 2010

Supporting 1-3 axes, Model XL-VNSO provides proportional control of electro-hydraulic proportional valves found on off-road mobile equipment. Unit is constructed with Nickel chromium gimbal yokes, hardened steel bearings, polished steel shaft guides, bronze gate handle stops, and dual compression return springs on each axis. Joystick can accommodate applications that require digital or analog command signals to control variable-speed drives, PLCs, and microprocessors, including CAN bus. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics

Three-Axis Joystick targets video surveillance applications.

September 28, 2010

Featuring black housing and 10 programmable pushbuttons, IPD Launch Joystick provides intuitive control for pan, tilt, and zoom camera functions. Pushbuttons may be used to navigate between workspaces, cameras, views, and PTZ presets. Equipped with USB 1.1 interface, 3-axis resistive joystick integrates seamlessly with software applications supporting USB joystick inputs via Microsoft DirectX. No device driver or manufacture-specific SDK is required. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Rugged Industrial Joystick works in indoor/outdoor environments.

September 13, 2010

Based on non-contacting design, F-Series' inductive, NEMA 4-rated, 3-axes of motion joystick provides drift-free performance for industrial, medical, aerospace, and military applications. It provides analog or digital output and will function as USB joystick, industrial mouse, or motion controller MMI. In addition to smooth travel and precision control, with 3.2 in. above panel handle, design promotes reliability, ruggedness, and tactile feel. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Miniature Joystick utilizes Hall Effect contactless technology.

September 9, 2010

With behind panel depth of .75 in., Model JHT-00004 can operate in limited space applications. Unit has been tested to 1 million cycles with no degradation of electrical performance or boot wear. Electronics are sealed to IP68S, and EMI/RFI withstand is per SAE J1113 specifications. Built for rugged and tactical environments, joystick is suitable for robotics, construction equipment, hydraulic controls, medical and surgery equipment, security and video cameras. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

All-in-One CCTV Joystick offers USB plug-and-play installation.

July 20, 2010

Intended for SMB surveillance camera control, IP series USB Joystick delivers accurate and responsive control from compact desktop housing that features 10 programmable buttons on base and 2 additional instantaneous access programmable hot buttons on handle. This 3-axis joystick employs contactless hall effect technology for 10,000,000 trouble-free operations. Included software utility option creates joystick/mouse functionality toggle and joystick 4th axis. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Joysticks offer 7-position finger-tip speed control.

January 8, 2010

Providing mechanical indication of speed setting, JC120 family of single axis joysticks allow operator to set joystick lever to specific position for driving control system at constant speed without needing to continue holding lever. Center detent position provides indication of lever's middle position, with 3 detents positioned at 10° increments on each side. Measuring only 26.5 mm wide, unit is available with 2 lever heights; 63.75 or 54 mm above mounting panel. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Finger-Operated Joystick provides 1 and 2 axis control.

July 28, 2009

M3 finger-operated Hall-effect joystick is suited for in-cab panel controls, portable radio control systems, and pendant control boxes. Unit is sealed to IP54 and is available with several handle configurations, including push-button and mechanical interlock in gate. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hall Effect Joystick is rated for 10-million operations.

May 5, 2009

Constructed with high-impact glass filled nylon and ½ in. steel shaft, HFX Series IV Joystick is engineered for rugged, hand operated applications requiring reliable positioning control. It is available with range of high-function handles, has operating temperature of -40 to +85°C, and can be configured for 1-, 2-, or 3-axes of operation. Requiring 1.5 Nm to deflect from center (1.7 Nm at full deflection), unit targets markets including construction, forestry, and public works. Read More