APEM HR Series Friction-Hold

Precision Proportional Output Control.

Distinctive features
The APEM HR series thumbwheels allow reliable and precise proportional control. Developed to equip the handles of joysticks, remote controls and armrests in harsh environments, they are available with FOUR different actuators. Backlighting and detent options (click in preset positions) are also available.

  • Long life
  • IP68 Sealing against water and dust
  • Backlighting and detent options
  • EMI/RFI Shielding

Typical Applications

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Material handling
  • Road maintenance

Complementary products APEM TW Series, CW Series, KR

  • Specifications
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    Mechanical Operating Angle ±35° (versions S/G/L) ±20°(version k)
    Spring to Center Y -
    Operating Force at Center 2N ± 0.5N (without detent position) 4N ± 0.5N (with detent position)
    Mechanical Life 5 million cycles (without detent) -


    Hall Effect Sensor Y -
    Supply Voltage 5Vdc ± 0.5v -
    Reverse Polarity −10V max. -
    Overvoltage +20V max. -
    Return to Center Voltage (no load) ±0.2V -
    Consumption 11mA max. (single output) 22mA max. (dual output)
    LED Supply 6Vdc 10mA -


    Operating Temperature Range −30°C to +70°C -
    Storage Temperature Range −40°C to +85°C -
    Environmental Protection Sealed to IP68S According to IEC 60529


    Materials Wheel Polyamide with coloring
    Support Polyamide, black
    Electronics Sealing, epoxy
    Connector Polyester (Molex 0510210700)
    Multiwire lead AWG28
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