Curtiss-Wright Industrial division has announced the launch of the JC050, a Hall-effect thumbwheel roller that is suitable for integration within joystick hand-grips and other in-cab human-machine interfaces (HMI) in specialty off-highway vehicles.
Designed by the Corporation’s brand family of Penny & Giles, the JC050 features a
To ensure safety is enhanced, the JC050’s dual-redundant electronic architecture is constructed using two power supplies and two sensing circuits, the outputs of which can be set to positive ramps, a combination of positive and negative ramps, or full voltage range over half travel from each sensor with constant output in the other half travel.
Other key features of the JC050 include:
• Optional lever actuator profile to ease operation
• Operating temperature from -40°C to +85°C
• MTTFd greater than 700 years
• Supplied as a standalone unit or integrated into the Penny & Giles HE range of hand-grips
The JC050 launches with a 5Vdc supply voltage and connection via 3-, 4- or 6-way flying leads based on input/output requirements.