HF Series

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The HF Series joystick is a contactless, multi-axis controller providing long life finger positioning control.  A compact, low-profile joystick utilizing non-contact Hall effect technology, the HF Series joystick is designed for low operating force, clean environment applications requiring enduring accuracy and precision. 

Main features

  • 1, 2 & 3 axis configurations
  • CAN bus J1939 and CANopen options
  • USB 2.0 HID interface option
  • Dual sensors for redundancy
  • Voltage regulator, 24V supply option
  • Connectorized housing

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General specification

• Break Out Force: 1.3N (0.3lbf)
• Operating Force: 2.8N (0.63lbf)
• Maximum Applied Force: 200N (45.00lbf)
• Mechanical Angle of Movement: 36º (18º from center)
• Expected Life: 5 million
• Package Size: 5.75” x 4.50” x 3.25”
• Lever Action: Single spring, omnidirectional

Environmental specifications

• Operating Temperature: -40ºC to 85ºC (-40ºF to 185ºF)
• Storage Temperature: -40ºC to 85ºC (-40ºF to 185ºF)
• Sealing (IP): Up to IP67*
• EMC Immunity Level (V/M): EN61000-4-3
• EMC Emissions Level: EN61000-6-3:2001
• ESD: EN61000-4-2
• Output linearity: ±200mV
• Dual output interlinearity (X/Y): ±400mV
• Dual output interlinearity (Z): ±600mV

Electrical specifications

• Sensor: Hall effect, single or dual
• Supply Voltage Range: 5VDC±0.01VDC
• Supply Current: 40mA typical / 50mA max (3 axis)
• Reverse Polarity Max: -10VDC
• Transient Overvoltage Max: 16VDC
• Ratiometric Output Voltage: See options
• Output Current: 8mA
• Output Load: 1K ohm min
• Output Impedance: 2Ω


• Material: Glass filled nylon

mechanical specifications

• Break Out Torque: 0.09Nm (0.80lbf in)
• Operating Torque: 0.121Nm(1.07lbf in)
• Maximum Allowable Torque: 2.50Nm(22.13lbf in)
• Hand Mechanical Angle: 60º (30º from center)
• Handle Action: Spring centering, rotational
• Expected Life: 5 million

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