HR series - infinite wheel

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Building on the experience gained with the HR series, this version meets the needs for greater precision and comfort when driving special vehicles in difficult environments (dust, humidity, cold, etc.).

Integrated on a joystick or control panel, the infinite wheel function replaces the encoder with a quadrature output , making it easier to browse menus or use tools with precision. The end user gains a control tool that is reliable, ergonomic and easy to handle: a service life of over one million cycles, a flush-fitting design with infinite scrolling (24 detents per rotation), and a soft-touch elastomer membrane.The wheel is backlit to maintain maximum visibility even when working in dusty or poorly lit environments.

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Main features

  • 360° roller
  • Hall effect technology
  • Customization: backlighting, color, outputs
  • IP68

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General specification

• APEM SAS patented design
• Operating Force between position: 2.5 N ± 0.5N (with 24 positions)
• Expected Life: 1 000,000 lifecycles
• Mass/Weight: 11 g ±2 g (0.4 oz ± 0.07 oz)

Environmental specifications

• Operating Temperature: -30 °C to +70 °C (-22 °F to +158 °F)
• Storage Temperature: -40 °C to +85 °C (-40 °F to +185 °F°)
• Electronics sealed to IP68 according IEC 60529
• ESD: 16KV according to EN61000-4-2
• Shock resistance : 50 g during 11 ms
• Salt spray: IEC 512-6, test 11f

Electrical specifications

• Supply Voltage Range: 5 VDC ± 0.50 VDC
• Resolution : 128pulses per revolution – could be modified with programming Manchester code on Man_Out Wire
• Reverse Polarity Max: -40 VDC max
• Overvoltage Max: 40 V
• Consumption: 17mA ±3,4mA
• LED supply: 6 VDC 10 mA


• Body: Polyamide
• Wheel: Polyamide
• Electronics sealing : epoxy
• Connector: polyester (Molex 510210700)
• Multiwire lead AWG28

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