After 25 years of supplying OEMs with joysticks and integrating them into systems, Danfoss is launching its new JS1 platform of joysticks, led by the release of the JS1-H family for heavy-duty applications.
The JS1-H family combines a professional look, touch and feel making the joysticks not only operationally and technically impressive but also safe, reliable and effective for mobile machinery.
JS1-H joysticks are designed for use in heavy-duty mobile machinery such as wheel loaders, dozers, dumpers, trenchers and haulers in the construction market, as well as pavers, graders, rollers and milling machines in road-building. The mobile control solutions can be customized for application needs in several ways, including button and switch placement, and selection between three different bases and five different grip types that ensure smooth and comfortable operation. Additionally, the design can be integrated into OEMs’ existing development projects, saving time and money in machine design work.
Benefits of the JS1-H
• Customizable solutions: Ther are three base options — single axis with spring return or friction hold and dual axis with spring return — and five ergonomically tested grip-type options. Additionally, push buttons, rollers and other controls on each can be custom-positioned.
• Smart compatibility: All of JS1-H grip options are compatible with all base options, making upgrading as simple as swapping in a new component. Plus, there will be six standard electrical interfaces available for ease of configuration and selection.
• Performance: A joystick’s integration into the system it is controlling must be both seamless and simple, and several features of the JS1-H joysticks enable full control. First, the design allows the family to be implemented on just about any machine requiring joystick control. Additionally, the JS1-H is PLUS+1-compliant for added control based on data and programing. This simple development platform makes building and implementing software fast and easy — reducing the cost associated with custom-built code while maintaining quality performance.