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Twist handle for third-axis control - J.R. Merritt Controls Inc.

A compact finger-operated twist handle control, the MG20, provides operators with intuitive control in applications requiring rotational or bidirectional motion. Its ±45° displacement gives smooth, wide resolution control in a variety of applications. The output signal is produced by long-life Hall-effect technology, which is built into the cylindrical handle. The device can be mounted to Pro and CS Series joysticks, producing up to three axes of coordinated control.

J.R. Merritt Controls Inc., 55 Sperry Ave., Stratford, CT 06615, (800) 333-5762,

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