Ruffy Controls

Founded in 2013 and based out of Carlsbad, California, USA Ruffy controls are a newer company to the joystick industry who are quickly making waves due to their impressive line-up of high-quality precision products and unparalleled technical service. Founded by Charles Hayes, Tom Wirbelauer and Joe Elliot Ruffy Controls have amassed over 100 years of combined experience in the design and manufacture of precision joysticks.

Ruffy Controls’ decision to ensure all innovation, design, tooling and manufacturing is controlled under one roof in their Carlsbad facility has guaranteed they are able to offer exceptional products with incredible functionality and superior service levels whilst still offering the shortest possible lead times. If you are after a precision high-end joystick look no further than Ruffy Controls.

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MSA Series – Micro Hall Effect Single Axis Joystick

The MSA series of micro hall effect single axis joysticks from Ruffy Controls are available in single or dual sensor configurations with a choice of convex knurled elastomer or convex plastic center tabbed actuators that are around 0.6” high. Designed to fit cut outs of 0.89” by 0.41” the MSA 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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SAT Series – Hall Effect Single Axis Joystick

The SAT series of hall effect single axis joysticks from Ruffy Controls are offered with a choice of low-profile ribbed wheel or 1.5” high paddle actuators. Designed to fit cut outs of 0.90” by 0.64” the SAT series is electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 2.5 million actuations in both directions and sealed to IP67.

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SS1 Series – Hall Effect Miniature Finger Joystick

The SS1 series of hall effect miniature finger joysticks from Ruffy Controls are available in a 2-axis configuration with 4-way gated limiter. Designed to fit cut outs of 0.985” diameter the SS1 series has a choice of stepped, scooped, castle or pushbutton style caps. Electrically rated for a supply voltage of 1.5-3.6VDC with a mechanical life of 5 million actuations in all directions and sealed to IP67.

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SS2 Series – Fingertip Limit switch Joystick

The SS2 series of fingertip limit switch joysticks from Ruffy Controls are available in a 2, 4 or 8-way gated limiter options with a 1.72” high actuator. Designed to fit cut outs of 1.25” diameter the SS2 series is electrically rated for 5A at 250VAC with a mechanical life of 1 million actuations and sealed to IP67.

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TS1 Series – Hall Effect Finger Joystick

The TS1 series of hall effect finger joysticks from Ruffy Controls are miniature joysticks with a handle height of around 1”. Available in a 2 axis configuration with choice of 2 open or 3 gated limiters and designed to fit cut outs of 0.97” or 0.985” diameter depending on mounting style. The TS1 series has a choice of stepped, scooped, castle or pushbutton style caps. Electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 2.5 million actuations in all directions and sealed to IP67.

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TS2 Series – Hall Effect Finger Joystick

The TS2 series of hall effect finger joysticks from Ruffy Controls are micro finger joysticks with a handle height of around 0.7”. Available in a 2-axis configuration with choice of 2 open or 2 gated limiters and designed to fit cut outs of 0.495” diameter. The TS2 series has a choice of round convex, round concaved, castle or flat single axis (Y) style caps. Electrically rated for a supply voltage of 5VDC with a mechanical life of 2.5 million actuations in all directions and sealed to IP67.

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