XP Series Joystick

The APEM XP Series Joystick is an innovative & ergonomic mid-sized palm joystick. The XP Joystick meets the requirement for smaller robust and compact applications. It is ideally placed to assist with the integration of electronic proportional controls incorporating their new wrap around gaiter as standard offering panel seal up to IP67. Designed with an all metal body construction the XP series is well suited for indoor and outdoor applications.

FEATURES OF THE XP SERIES JOYSTICK

  • All metal compact construction
  • > 5 million life cycles
  • Multifunction handle
  • Wrap around gaiter & sealed electronics
  • Analogue, PWM & CAN outputs

 

Description

The APEM XP Series Joystick is an innovative & ergonomic mid-sized palm joystick. The XP Joystick meets the requirement for smaller robust and compact applications. It is ideally placed to assist with the integration of electronic proportional controls incorporating their new wrap around gaiter as standard offering panel seal up to IP67. Designed with an all metal body construction the XP series is well suited for indoor and outdoor applications.

FEATURES OF THE XP SERIES JOYSTICK

  • All metal compact construction
  • > 5 million life cycles
  • Multifunction handle
  • Wrap around gaiter & sealed electronics
  • Analogue, PWM & CAN outputs

Control Devices is the official APEM distributor for Australia and New Zealand. APEM offers a broad selection of quality products with proven effectiveness in harsh environments. From Push buttons, Rockers, Toggles, LED indicators, Emergency Stops to Joysticks and keypads.

APEM develops and manufactures professional switch products for diversified markets including instrumentation, medical, communications, industrial automation, defence and transport. With a vertically integrated production, and controls all stages of product development and production: from tooling, moulding, screw machining to assembly and final inspection.

APEM’s dedication and experienced teams can respond to the most complex requirements. This technical expertise ensures the continuous growth of our product ranges, allowing strong partnerships with our customers and providing the necessary flexibility to create an infinite number of products.

APEM offers a range of more than 50,000 customisable part numbers: colour, marking, finish, shape and dimensions… unlimited combinations are possible. This variety of components allows them to create the unique combination to match your design. Custom colours, specific materials, special backlighting or varied shapes are available upon request. Particular attention is paid to the cosmetic appearances of our products to best match your requirements, from specific markings to brightness illumination for outdoor applications.

By controlling all phases of manufacturing and quality control, APEM products offer the ability to withstand the adverse elements associated with harsh environments, without affecting their life expectancy.

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• Sealing: IP67 (Above panel subject to handle and final specification)
• Two axis Multi-function handle
• Mechanical life >10 million life cycles
• Weight: 100g nominal

MATERIALS
• Shaft: Stainless steel
• Boot: Neoprene
• Handles: Nylon

• Analog Output Voltage Range: ±10% x V to ±50% x V
• Output at Center: V/2 ±(5% x gain)
• Power Supply: 5 V ±0.5 V transient free; 3.3 V ±0.1 V
• Output impedance: 10 Ω
• Over-voltage max: +20 V

• Operating Temperature: -30 °C to +70 °C
• Storage Temperature: -40 °C to +85 °C
• EMC Immunity Level: EN61000-4-3 (extended)
• EMC Emissions Level: EN61000-6-3:2001, CISPR 22:2005, Class B 30 MHz-11GHz
• ESD: EN61000-4-2 (Extended)

• Operating Force: 1.3N (2.86 lbf) (Dependant on configuration)
• Maximum load: 400N (89.921 lbf) (subject to handle)
• Mechanical Angle of movement: +/-20° X & Y axis (subject to limiter)
• Lever Action (centering): Spring