OTTO Introduces HTWS Thumbwheel Switch with Eight Output Options

Press Release Summary:

  • Consist of three million cycle rotational life, operate force options and excellent EMI/RFI immunity
  • Snaps into a 0.895" x 0.420" panel opening, also available with flying wire leads or pin connection
  • Single axis thumbwheel provides linear change in voltage output corresponding to actuator movement in either direction from center

Original Press Release:

OTTO Releases The New HTWS Subminiature Hall Effect Proportional Output Thumbwheel Switch

Carpentersville, Ill., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OTTO, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of control switches, joysticks and grips, announces the new HTWS subminiature Hall effect proportional output thumbwheel switch.

Smaller than OTTO's HTW and HTWM series, the HTWS is a spring return-to-center, single axis thumbwheel that provides a linear change in voltage output corresponding to actuator movement in either direction from center. The HTWS is available with eight output options, including increasing and decreasing voltage output from the center position to the full travel position and single or dual (redundant) outputs.

The HTWS snaps into a 0.895" x 0.420" panel opening. Electronics are sealed to IP68S, and an optional sealing boot is offered for added protection against dust, sand, and water ingress. The HTWS offers a three million cycle rotational life, operate force options and excellent EMI/RFI immunity. It is available with flying wire leads or pin connection.

For more information on OTTO's controls, switches and grips, please visit our website at: https://www.otto-controls.com/

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.

OTTO is located in Carpentersville, Illinois.

Source OTTO

Contact:

For more information, contact: OTTO, Contact: Jim Starkey, P: 847.654.8203, F: 847.428.1956, jim.starkey@ottoexcellence.com

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