TS Series


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The 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 arm rest integration. 


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  • U.S. Patent #D816,169
  • U.S. Patent #D732,047 S
  • U.S. Patent #D734,138 S

Main features

  • Now available with threaded plastic D-flat housing & LED options
  • 1 or 2 axis
  • USB outputs available
  • Non-contact Hall-effect technology
  • IP67 above panel sealing
  • Redundant outputs available
  • Rear or drop-in mounting available

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General specification

• 1 or 2 axis
• USB outputs available
• Non-contact Hall-effect technology
• Pushbutton & LED options
• IP67 Above panel sealing
• Redundant outputs available
• Rear or drop-in mounting available

Environmental specifications

• Operating Temperature: -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)
• Storage Temperature: -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)
• Sealing: IP67
• EMC Immunity Level: EN61000-4-3
• EMC Emissions Level: EN61000-6-3:2001
• ESD: EN61000-4-2

Electrical specifications

• Technology: Hall effect sensors, single or dual
• Supply Voltage Range: 5.00V±0.01V
• Supply current: 11mA max
• Ratiometric output options: see options
• Reverse Polarity Max: -10V
• Transient overvoltage Max: 16V
• Start-up time: 15ms max
• Output Impedance: 2Ω
• Return to Center Voltage Tolerance: ±200mV initial


• Body: Glass filled nylon
• Metal 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 elastomer
H - Polycarbonate

mechanical specifications

• Operating Force: 3.1N±0.5N (0.70lbf±0.11lbf)1
• Maximum Vertical Load: 200N (45lbf)1
• Maximum Horizontal Load: 150N (33.7lbf)1
• 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

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