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The HFX Single Axis Throttle is a heavy-duty, friction-clutch device delivering continuous, dual-direction positioning control. Featuring high strength, hand-operated lever action and optional mechanical detents, the HFX Single Axis Throttle is ideal for applications requiring reliable off-highway operation. Available with several handle options which may accommodate either rear panel or drop-in mounting, widely used applications include forklift and lift-platform automation. The HFX Single Axis Throttle utilizes non-contact Hall effect technology and is available with dual output options.

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Short Stock Grip
Stock Grip
Palm Grip
Multifunction Handle

Key Features
• Rugged, hand operated control
• Hall effect sensing
• Single axis friction clutch operation
• Optional mechanical detents with microswitches
• RoHS compliant
• 10 million life cycles
• Environmental Protection Classification (IP Rating): contact factory for further information

Lever travel: 70° (35° from center)
Housing: High impact, glass-filled nylon
Breakout force: .581Nm
Operational force: .989Nm
Operating temperature: -40°C to +85°C
Life cycles: 10 million

Supply voltage: 5.0V
Center voltage: 2.5V
Supply current: 10mA max
Output current: 2mA max
Output tolerance: ±200mV

Configuration Options

0V to 5.0V
0.25V to 4.75V
0.5V to 4.5V

Universal Serial Bus provides USB 1.1 interface, no driver is needed.

Provides J1939 interface and requires Sensor Output Option (0.25V - 4.75V). Contact technical support for configuration chart.

Dual Decode
Provides center detect function and monitors dual sensors. If the sum and the difference of the sensor outputs vary by more than 9%, the circuit becomes electrically LO. Requires dual sensors and output option 0.5V to 4.5V.

Voltage Regulator
Used when input or output voltage is greater than 5V or when bipolar output is required. Contact technical support for available configurations.

Mechanical detents: Zero to six
Micro switches (zero to three): Available normally open (n.o.) or normally closed (n.c.).
Mounting Options : Under panel mounting is available for Ball Tip, Short Stock Grip and Stock Grip configurations.

Configuration Guide

THX Series - Single Axis Throttle

Technical Drawings

HFX Single Axis Throttle Stock Grip Technical Drawing

HFX Single Axis Throttle Palm Grip Technical Drawing

HFX Single Axis Throttle Multifunction Handle Technical Drawing

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