CH Products Industrial Joysticks and Trackballs


The HFX Side Plate Joystick provides Hall effect performance with minimal mounting depth. A low-profile finger-operated controller, the HFX Side Plate joystick may be retrofitted into applications utilizing CH Products' Resistive joystick. Typical applications include medical device, factory automation and professional camera control.
Key Features
• Finger operated control
• Alternative to CH Products' Resistive Joystick
• Hall effect sensing
• Shallow mounting depth
• RoHS Compliant
• Environmental Protection Classification (IP Rating): contact factory

Model 100: Two axis
Model 200: Two axis with buttons
Model 300: Three axis
Model 400: Three axis with buttons

  Miniature Standard
Joystick travel: 50° (25° from center) 54° (27° from center)
Breakout force: 0.029 Nm 0.034 Nm
Operational force: 0.041 Nm 0.061 Nm
Maximum force: 0.062 Nm 0.067 Nm
Centering: Spring centering Spring centering
Housing: High impact glass-filled nylon High impact glass-filled nylon
Operating temperature: -40°C to +85°C -40°C to +85°C
Life cycles: 3,000,000 3,000,000
Supply voltage: Vdd=5V Vdd=5V
Center voltage: 2.5V 2.5V
Supply current: 10mA/axis max 10mA/axis max
Output current: 2mA @ 5V 2mA @ 5V

0V to 5V
0.25V to 4.75V

USB -- Note: The HFX Side Plate USB is only available with a desktop housing

A variety of front mount (FM) and rear mount (RM) panel mounting bezels are available for the HFX Side Plate joystick. Not every bezels is available for all configurations.

Spring Centering
The joystick returns to the center position when it's handle is released.

Friction Clutch
The joystick does not mechanically return to center, maintains present position. Available only with Standard HFX Side Plate Joysticks.

Center Detent
Additional force is required to move the joystick from the center position.

Torque Set
Friction is uniformly applied to the joystick's main pivot ball throughout the motion pattern. Absolute positioning allows the stick to be positioned anywhere in the motion pattern


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