ThumbSticks - Micro Joysticks

9 products found

NEW NV Series APEM

Compact 4- or 5-way switch based miniature joysticks

The NV series is a brand new 4 or 5-direction switch-based joystick (4 directions + pushbutton). Contrary to most navigators currently on the market, the NV series provides enhanced tactile feedback in 4 directions plus pushbutton.

NEW CW Series APEM

Miniature hall effect thumbwheels

The CW Series is a revolutionary Hall effect control wheel providing proportional control in one miniature axis. A spring return device, the CW is available with your choice of linear output options and wheel colors. Ideal applications include joystick, "gamepad", armrest and panel mount integration.

NEW HR Friction hold APEM

Proportional thumbwheels with friction hold

HR series proportional thumbwheels with friction hold allow for ultra-precise movement while permitting the user to hold the selection in a set position. Developed to equip the handles of joysticks, remote controls and armrests in harsh environments, they are available in 2 friction versions and with 2 different actuators. Backlighting option is available.

NEW PC Series APEM

Miniature hall effect thumb joystick

The PC series is an innovative and ergonomic game style pendant controller. Molded from high impact glass filled nylon for durability, this handheld device easily accommodates APEM’s TS series miniature proportional Thumbsticks and I series pushbutton switches. Available with USB or analog outputs, the PC series is configured to order and provides an immersive and intuitive method for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics and other remote controlled applications.

HR Series APEM

Proportional thumbwheels – sprung to centre

HR series thumbwheels allow reliable and precise proportional control. Developed to equip the handles of joysticks, remote controls and armrests in harsh environments, they are available with 4 different actuators. Backlighting and detent options (click in preset positions) are also available.

TW Series APEM

Proportional Hall effect thumbwheels

The TW Series Thumbwheel is a self centering single axis device developed for thumb-actuated applications requiring proportional output. Utilizing non-contacting Hall effect technology for long life performance, the TW Series thumbwheel delivers up to 5 million thumb actuations. Configuration options include choice of linear voltage outputs as well as wheel colors. The TW Series thumbwheel is available as a stand-alone device or may be incorporated into one of our custom joysticks.

FR Series APEM

Hall effect three position thumb control

The APEM FR series is a single axis 3-position thumb controller, offering a Forward-Neutral-Reverse operation ideal for material handling, construction and agriculture applications. Featuring contactless Hall effect technology, the FR series is available with single or redundant outputs and is environmentally sealed to IP68.

TS Series APEM

Miniature hall effect thumb joystick

The TS Series Thumbstick is a proportional two axis joystick in a miniature package. Featuring non-contacting Hall effect technology for long life performance, the TS Series Thumbstick is available with multiple linear output options including single and dual (redundant) outputs. It is similar in size and operation to “gamepad” controls, but in a rugged industrial package. Typical applications include pendant and remote controls as well as joystick handle and arm rest integration.

HS Series APEM

Sealed 5-way switch based miniature joystick

The HS Series miniature joystick is a single pole, MOM-OFF-MOM micro switching joystick. Numerous button styles are available and the HS series may be specified for 2-way, 4-way and 5-way operation.