BF BD Series


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The BF Series Paddle is the very latest generation in high precision contactless controls. It combines the features of a contactless single axis joystick and a switch, in one controller. Long trouble-free life is assured with the latest Hall effect technology, providing a range of analog, switched or custom PWM output options. The all new design with its innovative mechanism and ergonomic styling is specifically designed for robustness, strength and performance.

Main features

  • Hall effect joystick and switch function
  • Sculpted ergonomic design
  • 5V operation - dual redundant outputs as standard
  • Two lever height variants
  • Spring and detent lever options

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General specification

• Storage: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
• Operating Temperature: -25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
• Seal Above Panel: IP67 (Gasket fitted as standard)

Environmental specifications

• EMC Emissions: Complies with EN 61000-6-3:2001
CISPR 22:2005 Class B 30MHz - 11GHz
• Life Cycles: 5 million cycles sprung version only.
Detents rated to 2 million cycles
• ESD: Complies with EN61000-4-2 (extended)
±8KV (20 contacts) & +/-15KV (20 air discharges)
• EMC Immunity: 100V/m, 80MHz-2.7GHz,
1KHz 80% sine wave modulation,
EN 61000-4-3 (extended)
• Vibration: 100Hz - 200Hz @ 0.13g²/Hz, total 3.6gRMS
(1 Hour in each of the three mutually perpendicular axis

Electrical specifications

• Gain (Output Voltage Span): ±10% x V to ±50% x V
• Output at Center: V/2 ± (5% x Gain)
• Power Supply: 5V ±0.5V Transient free
• Switch Outputs: Open Drain, pulled high within control via 1K5 to 5V, and smoothed to 0V with 100nF
• Sensor Type: Hall effect
• Current Consumption: <20mA
• Loads: Minimum 10K, preferred 100K+


• Materials: Polyetherimide, Polycarbonate,
Stainless Steel

mechanical specifications

• Weight: 50g
• Mechanical Operating Angle: ± 25 Degrees
• Max Load to Mechanism: Vertical: IK08 (BSEN62262:2002); Horizontal: 75N (16.86lbf)

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