MS Series

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The MS Series joystick is a contactless, Hall effect controller developed for demanding operator control applications that require a rugged, yet compact hand-operated positioning device.  Available with several ergonomic multi-axis handles. Utilizing only five square inches of surface area, the MS Series joystick is ideally suited for off-highway enclosed cabin vehicles. Striking the perfect balance between size and durability, widely used applications include watercraft, agricultural, forestry, and material handling vehicles.

Main features

  • Compact size
  • 1,2 and 3 axis configurations
  • Available with J1939 CANbus
  • Available with USB 1.1
  • HID compliant interface
  • Redundant outputs available
  • 1 million life cycles
  • Sealed up to IP68

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General specification

• Compact size
• 1,2 and 3 axis configurations
• Available with J1939 CANbus
• Available with USB 1.1
• Redundant outputs available

Environmental specifications

• Operating Temperature: -25ºC to 70ºC (-13ºF to 158ºF)
• Storage Temperature: -40ºC to 70ºC (-40ºF to 158ºF)
• Sealing (IP): Up to IP68
• EMC Immunity Level (V/M): IEC 61000-4-3:2006
• EMC Emissions Level: IEC 61000-4-8:2009
• ESD: IEC 61000-4-2:2008

Electrical specifications

• Sensor: Hall effect
• Supply Voltage Operating: 5.00VDC
• Reverse Polarity Max: -14.5VDC
• Overvoltage Max : 18VDC
• Output Impedance: 6Ω
• Current Consumption Max: 10mA max per axis
• Return to Center Voltage (No Load): ±200mV
• Electrical Life: 1 million cycles


• Glass reinforced nylon

mechanical specifications

• Mechanical Life: 1 million cycles
• Action: Momentary, snap-action
• Operating Force: 7.5N±2.0N (1.69lbf±0.45lbf)
• Total Travel: 0.080 inches max
• Over Travel: 0.010 inches min

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