HR Series Thumbwheel

HR series Thumbwheels uses proven non-contacting Hall effect technology, providing long life, precise linear voltage output. Designed for joystick handle and control grip integration, the HR series miniature size enables system designers to optimise the ergonomics and efficiency of their control systems.

MAIN FEATURES

  • Spring to centre return
  • Sealed to IP68 against water and dust
  • Backlighting and detent options available
  • 5 million lifecycles (without detents)
  • EMI/RFI shielding

 

Description

APEM HR series Thumbwheel uses proven non-contacting Hall effect technology, providing long life, precise linear voltage output. Designed for joystick handle and control grip integration, the HR series miniature size enables system designers to optimise the ergonomics and efficiency of their control systems.

MAIN FEATURES of the HR Series Thumbwheel:

  • Spring to centre return
  • Sealed to IP68 against water and dust
  • Backlighting and detent options available
  • 5 million lifecycles (without detents)
  • EMI/RFI shielding

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

Voltage

Joystick Type

Hall Effect

• Sensor type: Hall effect
• Supply voltage: 5VDC ± 0.5V
• Reverse polarity: -10V max
• Overvoltage: +20V max
• Return to center voltage (no load): ±0.2V
• Consumption: 11 mA max (single output), 22mA max (dual output)
• LED supply: 6VDC 10mA

• Operating Force at centre:
2N±0.5N (without centre detent)
4N±0.5N (with centre detent)
• Return spring to centre
• Mechanical operating angle:
±35° (versions S/G/L)
±20° (version K)
• Mechanical Life: 5 million cycles (without detent)

• Spring to centre return
• Backlighting and detent options available
• EMI/RFI shielding
• APEM SAS patented design

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS
• Operating Temperature: -30°C to +70°C (-22°F to +158°F)
• Storage Temperature: -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)
• Sealing to IP68 against water and dust
• Shock resistance: 50g during 11ms
• Vibration resistance: 10-500Hz
• Salt spray: IEC 512-6, test 11f
• EMI/RF shielding: 100V/m, complies with IEC 61000- 4-3 and ISO 11452-2
• ESD: Complies with 16KV EN 61000-4-2

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