New JHM Industrial Hall Effect Joystick with 15 Different Handle Styles

Press Release Summary:

  • Utilizes Hall effect technology for long life and reliability
  • Offers 18 output configuration choices and 9 gating options
  • Gating options include single axis, dual axis, friction y-axis and various omnidirectional selections

Original Press Release:

OTTO Introduces the JHM Industrial Hall Effect Joystick

Carpentersville, Ill., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OTTO, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of control switches, joysticks and grips, introduces the new JHM Industrial Hall effect Joystick with 15 different integrated handle options.

The JHM series Medium Hall effect Joystick is a full function operator control designed to fit in an armrest, on a panel, or any other location where a shallow behind panel depth joystick is needed. It utilizes Hall effect technology for long life and reliability. Electronics are sealed up to IP68S with an operational life of ten million cycles in all directions.

The standard JHM offers 15 handle styles, 18 output configuration choices and 9 gating options.

Output options include CANopen, J1939 and USB versions, analog and digital outputs, and redundant sensors. The JHM offers a variety of switches and handle styles such as a ball handle, a lockout handle, a G3-D grip and handles with pushbuttons, rockers and 5-button keypads.

Gating options include single axis, dual axis, friction y-axis, and various omnidirectional selections that include omnidirectional round smooth feel, omnidirectional on-axis and off-axis guided feel and omnidirectional square on-axis guided feel.

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About OTTO

OTTO designs and manufactures precision switches and control grips including mechanical switches; Hall effect switches with digital and analog output options. OTTO's portfolio includes sealed and lighted high performance, snap action, rocker, pushbuttons and toggles as well as commercial and military control grips and Hall effect technology joysticks.

Our switches, joysticks and control grips perform every day in some of the toughest applications including heavy equipment, aerospace, marine, medical, communication and other demanding markets.

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OTTO: Jim Starkey, 847.654.8203, 847.428.1956,

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