ZA Handle Option

Product Brand: Penny & Giles

The ZA and ZAS handles are designed to give an additional axis of proportional or switched control, using fingertip action to rotate the handle.

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The handles have a self-centering action when released, and rotate about their center, giving either analogue output with switched reference signals (ZA or ZA2) or end of travel switching only (ZAS). 

DIMENSIONS

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SPECIFICATION

PERFORMANCE ZA, ZA2 ZAS
Maximum height above flange 80mm 80mm
Maximum diameter 39mm 39mm
Operating temperature -25°C to +50°C -25°C to +50°C
Environmental sealing (IEC 60529) IP65 IP65
Z AXIS MECHANICAL  
Handle rotational torque  
Breakout 0.1N
Operating 0.15 - 0.25N
Maximum allowable 1N
Handle mechanical angle ±29° to ±30°
Handle action Self centering
Expected life (operations)

1 million

Z AXIS ELECTRICAL Analogue track (ZA and ZA2 only)
Resolution Virtually infinite
Track resistance ±20% 3.1kΩ or 5.4kΩ (ZA2)
Track operating angle ±27°
Output voltage range 7 - 93% or 25 - 75% (ZA2) of input
Center tap voltage (no load) 47 - 53% of applied voltage
Center tap angle ±2.5°
Supply voltage (Max) 30Vdc
Wiper circuit impedance > 0.1MΩ*
Power dissipation @ 20°C

0.25W (no load)

Z AXIS ELECTRICAL ZA, ZA2 ZAS
Directional or centre switch    
Switch operating angle 4 either side of center (±1) 20 either side of center (±2)
Supply voltage (Max) 30Vdc 30Vdc
Load current (Max) 2mA (resistive) 2mA (resistive)

ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS

Leads exit from the underside of the mounting flange. PVC insulated 7/0.2 (24AWG) flying leads, 240mm long.

  Flylead color  
  ZA ZAS
Z axis positive voltage supply Yellow/Red -
Z axis center tap Blue -
Z axis negative or zero voltage supply Violet -
Z axis output voltage signal Pink -
Z switch track N/O (handle CW +Z) Yellow/Black Yellow/Black
Z switch track N/O (handle CCW -Z) White/Red White/Red
Z switch track common Red/Blue Red/Blue

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