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APEM’s Resistive Joystick is a low profile potentiometric controller providing unwavering multi-axis finger positioning control. Available in two sizes, the Standard & Miniature Resistive Joysticks are ideal for applications requiring a compact and reliable, low operating force controller. Featuring several ergonomically designed handles and available in single, dual or triple axis configurations.

Main features

  • Potentiometer sensing
  • One, two, or three axis
  • Available in two sizes
  • Low profile design and shallow mounting depth
  • RoHS compliant

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General specification

• Potentiometric sensing
• One, two or three axis
• Low profile design with 17 handle options
• RoHS
• Package Size (mm) (L x W x H) or (Dia x H): Varies
• Lever Action (Centering): Spring or Friction

Environmental specifications

• Operating Temperature: -25ºC to 70ºC (-13ºF to 158ºF)
• Storage Temperature: -40ºC to 70ºC (-40ºF to 158ºF)

Electrical specifications

• Sensor: Potentiometer
• Electrical element: Conductive plastic


• ABS plastic

mechanical specifications

For X,Y axis:
• Break Out Force: 0.7N (0.16lbf)
• Operating Force: 1.3N (0.29lbf)
• Maximum Applied Force: 100N (22.48lbf)
• Mechanical Angle of Movement: 56˚

For Z axis:
• Break Out Torque: 0.022N·m (0.19lbf·in)
• Operating Torque: 0.040N·m (0.35lbf·in)
• Maximum Allowable Torque: 0.049N·m (0.43lbf·in)
• Mechanical Angle: 90º

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