APEM TS Series
Proportional Miniature Thumb Controls, Non-Contacting Hall Effect Technology, Available with Backlight Option.
The 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 armrest integration.
- One or two-axis
- Analog, PWM or USB outputs
- IP67 above panel sealing mounting
- Rear or drop-in mounting
- Pushbutton option
- Now available with LED backlighting
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Operating Force 3.1N±0.5N (0.70lbf±0.11lbf)¹ Force applied to the top of the castle cap Maximum Vertical Load 200N (45lbf)¹ Force applied to the top of the castle cap Maximum Horizontal Load 150N (33.7lbf)¹ Force applied to the top of the castle cap 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 - Axis 1 or 2-axis - Mounting Options Drop-in or rear mounting -
Technology Hall effect sensors Single or dual Resolution 1.22mV - Supply Voltage Range 5.00V±0.01V - Reverse Polarity Max -10V - Overvoltage Max 20V - Output Impedance 2Ω - Output Option Analog, USB - Return to Center Voltage Tolerance ±200mV initial -
Operating Temperature Range −40°C to +85°C -40°F to 185°F Storage Temperature Range −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 -
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 eleastomer H Polycarbonate
Threaded plastic D-flat housing & LED options - - - Illumination Option With a total current draw no greater than 16 mA,the new LED Thumbstick option is ideally suited for wireless remote control applications where visibility is low and battery life and power consumption are critical - - LED backlighting Utilizes an over-molded poly-carbonate “Castle” style actuator to effectively diffuse the LED and provide illumination over a wide viewing angle - Red and blue color options available - Backlighting can be controlled independently of the joystick
Features & Benefits
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 -
Agriculture - Mobile Equipment -
Pendant and Remote Controls - Dashboards - Joystick Handles - Armrest Integration - Tractors - Combines - Specialty Harvesters -
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