Single axis, analog with directional switched outputs, full size, potentiometric sensor. Integrated driver electronics options available.


Standard configuration

Friction Lock

With stock handle

Center Detent - Lift-Lock

With stock handle

Single axis potentiometric joystick. Available in many different configurations, including spring return to center, friction lock, center or end detents. The JS-8000 comes standard with a 10k pot and 10A directional switches. Other options include a center lift lock and a variety of different integrated control electronics.. Any of our X, L, S, P, or K series grips can be mounted on this joystick.

Height109mm above the panel (standard knob)
Length127mm (with included mounting plate)
Width127mm (with included mounting plate)
Angle+/-30 degrees
Life> 1 Million Cycles
Standard Electronics
ResistanceMin 9000 Ohms, Max 11000 Ohms, Typical 10000 Ohms
Power Rating0.25 Watts
Center Tap VoltageMin 48%, max 54%, nominal 50% of supply voltage
Optional Electronics
Dual Channel PWM with Diverter Output5A Max per Channel
Single Channel AnalogPVG 32/120 Compatible
Single Channel0-20mA or 4-20mA
Single Channel+/- 10VDC
Custom Logic AvailablePlease inquire
Operating Temp.Min -40 °C, Max 70 °C
IP RatingIP65 above panel (with plain knob)
JS-8000 Joystick


Potentiometers use a mechanically variable resistor for the output. Good noise immunity, shorter life span.

Single Axis

For either LEFT RIGHT or FORWARD BACK operation

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