The TS series Thumbstick is a proportional two axes joystick in a miniature package. Featuring non-contacting Hall effect technology for long life performance.
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 joystick handle and arm rest integration.
The specifications are listed in the data sheet below but some key features are
The joysticks we have are selected with the following options. These are the same joystick we use in our tactical remotes. They are great compact, rugged, IP rated, etc. (These are what we have in stock, we can order custom ones, but there is a long lead time.)
This a high quality 3 axis Hall Effect Joystick with a rubber boot. Spring return to center. Two joysticks move in the X and Y direction. The 3rd axis is a twist knob with a spring return.
Logitech USB Game Pad Controller
This small synchronous switching step-down (or buck) regulator takes an input voltage of up to 38 V and efficiently reduces it to 5 V. The board measures only 0.7″ × 0.8″, but it allows a typical continuous output current of up to 5 A.
The Micro Maestro is the smallest of Pololu’s second-generation USB servo controllers. The Maestros are available in four sizes and can be purchased fully assembled or as partial kits.