HR Series Thumbwheel with Friction Hold

HR series proportional Thumbwheels with friction hold allow for ultra-precise movement while permitting the user to hold the selection in a set position. Developed to equip the handles of joysticks, remote controls and armrests in harsh environments, they are available in 2 friction versions and with 2 different actuators. Backlighting option is available.

MAIN FEATURES

  • 2 versions: 11 detents along the travel or 1 detent at centre
  • IP68 sealing
  • EMI/RFI shielding
  • Wide range of colours
  • Mechanical life: 100,000 cycles

 

Description

APEM HR series proportional Thumbwheel with friction hold allow for ultra-precise movement while permitting the user to hold the selection in a set position. Developed to equip the handles of joysticks, remote controls and armrests in harsh environments, they are available in 2 friction versions and with 2 different actuators. Backlighting option is available.

MAIN FEATURES of the HR Series Thumbwheel with friction hold:

  • 2 versions: 11 detents along the travel or 1 detent at centre
  • IP68 sealing
  • EMI/RFI shielding
  • Wide range of colours
  • Mechanical life: 100,000 cycles

Control Devices is the official APEM distributor for Australia and New Zealand. APEM offers a broad selection of quality products with proven effectiveness in harsh environments. From Push buttons, Rockers, Toggles, LED indicators, Emergency Stops to Joysticks and keypads.

APEM develops and manufactures professional switch products for diversified markets including instrumentation, medical, communications, industrial automation, defence and transport. With a vertically integrated production, and controls all stages of product development and production: from tooling, moulding, screw machining to assembly and final inspection.

APEM’s dedication and experienced teams can respond to the most complex requirements. This technical expertise ensures the continuous growth of our product ranges, allowing strong partnerships with our customers and providing the necessary flexibility to create an infinite number of products.

APEM offers a range of more than 50,000 customisable part numbers: colour, marking, finish, shape and dimensions… unlimited combinations are possible. This variety of components allows them to create the unique combination to match your design. Custom colours, specific materials, special backlighting or varied shapes are available upon request. Particular attention is paid to the cosmetic appearances of our products to best match your requirements, from specific markings to brightness illumination for outdoor applications.

By controlling all phases of manufacturing and quality control, APEM products offer the ability to withstand the adverse elements associated with harsh environments, without affecting their life expectancy.

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Additional information

Protection

IP68

Joystick Axis or Axes

Single Axis

Joystick Operation

Thumb Operated

Output

Dual Redundant, Voltage

Joystick Type

Hall Effect

• Supply voltage : 5VDC +/- 0,5V
• Reverse polarity : -10V max.
• Overvoltage : +20V max.
• Center voltage (no load) : 2,5V +/- 0,2V
• Consumption : 11mA max. (single output); 22mA max. (dual output)
• LED supply : 6VDC 10mA

• Detent operating force:
1,75N ± 0,5 (version w. 11 detents);
2,5N ± 0,5 (version with 1 detent)
• Mechanical life: 100.000 cycles

• Hall effect sensor
• APEM SAS patented design

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS
• Electronics sealed to IP68 according to IEC 60529
• Shock resistance : 50 g during 11ms (version with 11 detents)
• Salt spray : IEC 512-6, test 11f
• Operating temperature : -30°C to +70°C
• Storage temperature : -40°C to +85°C
• EMI/RFI shielding : IEC 61000-4-3 and ISO 11452-2 (100V/m)
• ESD discharges : 16KV according to EN 61000-4-2

MATERIALS
• Wheel : polyamide with colouring
• Support : polyamide, black
• Electronics sealing : epoxy
• Connector : polyester (Molex 0510210700)
• Multiwire lead AWG28

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