JR Merritt


CS3 B/B Joystick

The CS3 B/B is an ultra-tough switch joystick designed specifically for bang / bang (on / off) operation. The durable housing and center pivot design make this device resistant to abuse and ideally suited for high duty cycle applications.


• Compact and rugged construction design

• Proprietary blend, ultra-tough boot

• SPDT (Form C) V series snap action switches

• Environmentally sealed mounting and corrosion resistant components

• High-life compression style spring return

Axis Options
  • • Single

  • • Dual

  • • Three

Output Options
  • • Microswitches

Shaft Diameter Options
  • • Standard

  • • Heavy Duty

Handle Travel Options
  • • Open Gate

  • • Cross Gate

Joystick Action
  • • Spring Return

Mounting Style
  • • Drop-in (From Above)

  • • Panel (From Below)

Compatible Handles


The CS3B/B  is ideal for applications requiring bang / bang (on / off) operation. Typical applications include:
• On and Off highway mobile equipment
• Scissor lifts, boom lifts & aerial work platforms
• Construction & agricultural machinery
•  Road maintenance & refuse vehicles
• Boats and marine equipment
• And more


General Data

# of Axis

Single, Dual or Three*
*Third axis is achieved via a twist handle function or thumbwheel.

Output Options


Joystick Action

Spring Return

Handle Travel

+/-15 degrees each axis


Open or Cross

Handle Compatibility

Round Ball, BH, RH, RHS, FG-3, FG-4, FG-5, G58, MG1, MG13, MG27 & TH30


20 million plus cycles


High strength, glass filled nylon housing.

Mounting Data

Mounting Style

Drop-in or Panel (from below)

Mounting Footprint

2.76" x 2.76 Panel mount
3.54" x 3.54" Drop-in mount
See literature for additional mounting specifications

Environmental Data

IP Rating


Operating Temperature

-13 to +158 degrees F [-25 to +70 degrees C]

Storage Temperature

-40 to +158 degrees F [-40 to +70 degrees C]

Electrical Data

Contact Specifications

Switch Type:
SPDT (Form C) V Series Microswitches

Max. Number:
Up to 4 per axis

Current Rating (AC):

Voltage Rating (AC):

Current Rating (DC):

Voltage Rating (DC):
12 - 24

.187" x .20" male quick connect

Max. Wire Size:
18 AWG

Additional Specifications

Reference product literature for additional specifications

Technical Drawings



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