Machine Design

Finger-operated joystick controller

The FS1 finger-operated joystick controller is suitable for in-cab control panels, portable radio control boxes, and pendants. The single-axis, Hall-effect joystick is 2.2-in. (55-mm) tall and has a glass-filled Zytel housing. The device’s moisture-resistant, nonferrous components and conformal-coated electronics are durabile and rugged. Noncontact, Hall-effect sensors provide long life and reliable control in harsh environments. The extension-style spring return offers smooth and precise operations.

Options include a 2.6-in.-tall housing, friction brake, step detent, 7 to 30-V input, redundant output, and low power consumption.

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

© 2012 Penton Media, Inc.

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