FR Series

FR

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The APEM FR series is a single axis 3-position thumb controller, offering a Forward-Neutral-Reverse operation ideal for material handling, construction and agriculture applications. Featuring contactless Hall effect technology, the FR series is available with single or redundant outputs and is environmentally sealed to IP67.

The FR series is designed for applications in extreme temperatures and is offered in a wide range of configuration options including voltage output range, handle color and mounting styles.

Main features

  • Non-contact Hall effect technology
  • Three position, ON-OFF-ON analog output
  • 3 million lifecycles
  • Submersible to 1m (3.28ft) per IP67
  • Choice of handle colors
  • Redundant outputs available

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Features

General specification

• Non-contact Hall effect technology
• Three position, ON-OFF-ON analog output
• 3 million lifecycles
• Submersible to 1m (3.28ft) per IP67
• Choice of handle colors
• Redundant outputs 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: Submersible to 1m per IP684
• EMC Immunity Level: EN61000-4-3
• EMC Emissions Level: EN61000-6-3:2001
• ESD: EN61000-4-2

Electrical specifications

• Supply Voltage Range: 5.00V ± 0.01V
• Reverse Polarity Max: 10V
• Overvoltage Max: 20V
• Return to Center Voltage Tolerance (POS2): 2.50V ±0.50V
• Output Voltage Tolerance at Full Travel/Detent Position
(POS1, POS3): ±0.25V

Materials

• Handle/Actuator: Glass filled nylon
• Body: Glass filled nylon
• Boot: Silicone

mechanical specifications

• Initial Actuation Force: 260g Nominal into position 23; 360g Nominal out of position 23
• Maximum Vertical Load: 200N3
• Maximum Horizontal Load: 150N3
• Mechanical Life: 3,000,000 full forward to full back

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