Hydrocontrol (Italy) has introduced the HC-JHM joystick series featuring CAN connectivity. The IP67-rated products comprise of a two-axis electronic joystick based on no-contact Hall effect sensors and digital electronics.
THE USE OF HALL EFFECT SENSORS eliminates all moving electrical parts. The integrated digital electronic module includes a CAN interface supporting the SAE J1939-71 application profile. The interface uses a 4-pin connector and runs at 250 kbit/s. When coupled with the ergonomic multi-function HC-MG, an ergonomic right handle, up to five proportional axes and nine on-off pushbuttons can be integrated in the joystick. As a further option, the joystick is also available with a magnetic position detent on the y- or x-axis.
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