TS Series Thumbstick Joystick

The TS Series Thumbstick is a proportional two axis joystick in a miniature package. Featuring non-contacting Hall effect technology for long life performance, the TS Series Thumbstick is available with multiple linear output options including single and dual (redundant) outputs. It is similar in size and operation to “gamepad” controls, but in a rugged industrial package. Typical applications include pendant and remote controls as well as a joystick handle and arm rest integration.

MAIN FEATURES

  • Now available with threaded plastic D-flat housing & LED options
  • 1 or 2 axis
  • USB outputs available
  • Non-contact Hall effect technology
  • IP67 above panel sealing
  • Pressure washable to IP69K
  • Redundant outputs available
  • Rear or drop-in mounting available

 

Description

APEM TS Series Thumbstick is a proportional two axis joystick in a miniature package. Featuring non-contacting Hall effect technology for long life performance, the TS Series Thumbstick is available with multiple linear output options including single and dual (redundant) outputs. It is similar in size and operation to “gamepad” controls, but in a rugged industrial package. Typical applications include pendant and remote controls as well as a joystick handle and arm rest integration.

MAIN FEATURES of the TS Series Thumbstick Joystick:

  • Now available with threaded plastic D-flat housing & LED options
  • 1 or 2 axis
  • USB outputs available
  • Non-contact Hall effect technology
  • IP67 above panel sealing
  • Pressure washable to IP69K
  • Redundant outputs available
  • Rear or drop-in mounting available

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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• 1 or 2 axis
• USB outputs available
• Non-contact Hall effect technology
• Pushbutton & LED options
• IP67 Above panel sealing
• Pressure washable to IP69K
• Redundant outputs available
• Rear or drop-in mounting available

MATERIALS
• Body: Glass filled nylon
• Threaded Body: Black oxide plated brass
• Boot: Silicone
• Handles:
1, 2, 3, E, F, G - Glass filled nylon
4, 5, 6, 7, 8 - Silicone
B, C, D - Thermoplastic elastomer
H - Polycarbonate

• Operating Temperature: -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)
• Storage Temperature: -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)
• Sealing: IP67, IP69K2
• EMC Immunity Level: EN61000-4-3
• EMC Emissions Level: EN61000-6-3:2001
• ESD: EN61000-4-2

• Operating Force: 3.1N±0.5N (0.70lbf±0.11lbf)1
• Maximum Vertical Load: 200N (45lbf)1
• Maximum Horizontal Load: 150N (33.7lbf)1
• Mechanical Angle of Movement: 50°
• Expected Life: 1 million cycles
• Mass/weight: 18.25g ± 5.0g (0.64oz±0.18oz)
• Lever Action (Centering): Spring centering

• Technology: Hall effect sensors, single or dual
• Supply Voltage Range: 5.00V±0.01V
• Supply current: 11mA max
• Ratiometric output options: see options
• Reverse Polarity Max: -10V
• Transient overvoltage Max: 16V
• Start-up time: 15ms max
• Output Impedance: 2Ω
• Return to Center Voltage Tolerance: ±200mV initial

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