Joystick withstands harsh environments.

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Offering lifecycle of more than 6 million actuations, Model AJ4 is environmentally-sealed to IP67 with potted electronics and redundant mode operation. It meets international standards including ISO 11452-2/5, IOS 7637-0 and SEA J1113/41. Suited for material handling, agricultural, and construction equipment, unit is fabricated in aluminum with operating voltage of 9-16 Vdc. Output options include 0.5-4.5 Vdc, 500 Hz for PWM and J1939 for CAN BUS.

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New Joystick From ITT Industries, Cannon Provides Durability for Harsh Environments

NEWTON, Mass. - December 6, 2004 - Designed for demanding applications, such as materials handling, agricultural or construction equipment, the new AJ4 joystick from ITT Industries, Cannon is durable and reliable with a life cycle of more than six million actuations. It combines flexibility with high mechanical strength, and can accommodate various standard or custom grips, as required. Building on the success of Cannon's AJ3 joystick, the AJ4 offers increased cycle life and a greater environmental protection level, among other enhancements. Cannon's AJ4 joysticks are environmentally sealed - IP67 above gate - with potted electronics, and meet international standards including ISO 11452-2/5, IOS 7637-0 and SEA J1113/41. Redundant mode operation ensures safety. Operating voltage is 9-16Vdc, and output options include 0.5-4.5Vdc, 500Hz for PWM and J1939 for CAN BUS. Operating temperature is -40 to +85degC, and maximum torque is 25Nm. The joysticks are fabricated in aluminium and weigh 860g. ABOUT ITT INDUSTRIES, CANNON ITT Industries, Cannon ( is an international supplier of connectors, interconnects, cable assemblies, switches, dome arrays, keypads, multi-function grips, panel switch assemblies, I/O card kits, smart card systems and LAN components, as well as a provider of high-speed/high-bandwidth network systems and services. ABOUT ITT INDUSTRIES ITT Industries, Inc. supplies advanced technology products and services in key markets including: fluid and water management including water treatment; defense communication, opto-electronics, information technology and services, electronic interconnects and switches; and other specialty products. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company generated $5.63 billion in 2003 sales. In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries stock is traded on the Midwest, Pacific, Paris and Frankfurt exchanges.

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