Penny & Giles
The JC4000 Hall-Effect joystick and accompanying range of grips have been designed for use in Aerial Work Platform (AWP) applications.
The JC4000 joystick base and accompanying range of grips have been designed for use in Aerial Work Platform (AWP) applications, with options for single- or dual-axis operation making the product suitable for both scissor lifts and booms. Three, dual-axis gates are available – round, square or plus – while the ergonomically-designed grip offers the choice of one or two top switches, as well as a person-present lever, meaning the unit can be used across a wide variety of machines. These carefully-chosen configuration options offer an optimal combination of performance and cost.
Non-contacting, Hall-effect sensing technology ensures smooth operation and a long life – in excess of 6 million operating cycles – while dual electrical outputs on each axis, plus a center-reference signal, enhance overall system safety. The range of the electrical outputs can be set to either 10-90%, 20-80% or 25-75% of a 5V regulated supply, with the polarity of each adjustable to suit the host electronics.
The joystick can be fitted to an enclosure in both under-panel and above-panel configurations, and provides sealing of the enclosure to IP67. In addition to a robust mechanical design that is resilient to high shaft load, shock and vibration, the operational integrity of the unit is assured in electrical fields of up to 100V/m.
The joystick is also available either with an integrated connector or with 300mm long flying leads. Alternative grip options to those described above are available.