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J1939 joystick

The XD series of joysticks from Apem is a multi-axis hand grip controller specifically engineered for demanding vehicle applications. It supports J1939.

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The joysticks feature the non-contacting Hall effect technology suitable for off‑highway vehicles and machinery. It measures 60 mm below panel, yet withstands horizontal loads up to 400 pound utilizing an all metal construction. The product features a uni‑body construction with modular inserts to provide design flexibility. Inserts include an index trigger switch, operator presence paddle and customizable faceplate, and enables IP67 above panel environmental sealing against the ingress of dust and liquids.

The series provides CAN J1939 outputs. All axis and button data is delivered on a CAN‑compliant physical interface. The joystick is SIL 2 compatible with redundant hall sensors to help special vehicle manufacturers to comply with the latest machinery directive, IEC 62061, and ISO 13849 functional safety standards.


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