Joysticks

We are proud to be able to offer a great range of joysticks from OTTO Controls, Ruffy Controls and Ultra MSI. Through these dedicated manufacturers we are able to offer industry leading joysticks for use in Military, CCTV, Construction and Agricultural Vehicles, Conveyor systems, Robotics and ROV Control and Wheelchair Operation.

All the joysticks we supply use Hall Effect, Potentiometer or Force (strain gauge) functionality allowing for the greatest precision and control. Available in larger single axis joysticks ideal for motor control into mid-sized joystick with Z axis perfect for CCTV, Pan, Tilt, Zoom operation. All the way to the miniature 4-way figure joysticks ideal for panel and hand-held control devices.

As a large proportion of the joysticks we supply are available with customisable features. Contact our knowledgeable sales team to discuss your exact requirements.

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462 Series – Subminiature Force Joystick

The 462 series of subminiature force joysticks from Ultra Electronics are potentiometer based joysticks which utilise a two axis force input from an operators fingertip or thumb and convert this input force into a highly precise voltage output. Ruggedly designed in a compact housing the 462 series are available with a variety of actuator styles an operating force of 0-2lbs and a subminiature size of 0.375” diameter and 0.5” depth below panel.

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FNR Series – Hall Effect Single Axis 3 Position Finger Joystick

The FNR series of hall effect single axis 3 position finger joysticks from Ruffy Controls are available with X or Y direction limiters with a scooped cap that is 0.97” high. Designed to fit cut outs of 0.985” diameter the FNR series is electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 3 million actuations and sealed to IP67.

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HCK Series – Hall Effect Control Knob

The HCK series of hall effect control knobs from Ruffy Controls have a knurled knob actuator with a height of 0.89” from the panel an angle of movement of 90°, 45° in each direction. Designed to fit cut outs of 1.25” with two squared sides the HCK series is electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 5 million actuations in both directions and is sealed to IP67.

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HE1 Series – Hall Effect Joystick

The HE1 hall effect joysticks from Ruffy Controls are available in 2 or 3 axis with options of 2 open or 4 gated limiters. Designed to fit cut outs of 1.63” or 1.75” diameter depending on mounting style the HE1 series has a choice of 21 handle styles including options for 1 or 2 top buttons and standard or z-axis handles. Electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 5 million actuations in all directions and sealed to IP50, IP54 or IP67 depending on handle options.

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HE2 Series – Hall Effect Joystick

The HE2 Series of hall effect joysticks from Ruffy Controls are available in 2 or 3-axis with options of 2 open or 3 gated limiters. Designed to fit cut outs of 1.63” or 1.75” diameter depending on mounting style the HE2 series also has a choice of 6 handle styles including options for 1 or 2 top buttons and standard or locked z-axis handles. Electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 5 million actuations in all directions and sealed to IP67.

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HE3 Series – Hall Effect Joystick

The HE3 series of hall effect joysticks from Ruffy Controls are created with built in redundant sensors and are available in 2 or 3 axis with options of open square or guided feel gates. Designed to fit cut outs of 1.625” or 2.25” diameter depending on mounting style the HE3 series also has a choice of 6 handle styles including options for 1 or 2 top buttons and standard or locked z-axis handles. Electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 5 million actuations in all directions and sealed to IP67.

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HS1 Series – Miniature Hat Switch

The HS1 series of miniature hat switches from Ruffy Controls are available in 4- or 8-way configurations with castle caps or alternatively in 5- or 9-way configurations by including a top button with a choice of castle or round cap. Designed to fit cut outs of 0.74” diameter the HS1 series is electrically rated to 50mA at 24VDC with a mechanical life of 100,000 actuations and sealed to IP67.

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HTL Series – Hall Effect Finger Joystick

The HTL hall effect finger joystick from OTTO are available in 2-way or 4-way self-centering, friction held or with detent actuators that provide linear voltage change with the option of 7 gated options. Designed to fit cut outs of 1.01” diameter the HTL series has a choice of 8 button styles for 2-way and 6 button styles for 4-way including castle head and bat handles.

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HTLT Series – Hall Effect Finger Joystick with Pushbutton

The HTLT hall effect finger joystick with pushbutton from OTTO are available in 2-way or 4-way self-centering or friction held actuators with a center pushbutton that provide linear voltage change with the option of 4 gated options.

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J2 Series – Transducer

The J2 series of transducers from OTTO are semiconductor strain gauge based transducers in a Wheatstone bridge configuration which is able to convert an input force into a highly precise linear voltage output. Ruggedly designed the J2 series are available in a short (0.05”) or long (0.2”) travel with or without a pushbutton with an operating force of 3lbs.

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