JR Merritt


M3 Mini Joystick

The M3 rugged, finger operated hall-effect joystick is ideally suited for use in portables for remote control systems or for precision control of mobile and industrial machinery. The glass-filled Zytel housing, non-ferrous components and sealed construction make this device suitable for corrosive and hostile environments. Available in single or dual axis operation.


• Ultra-compact and rugged construction

• Environmentally sealed mounting and corrosion resistant components

• Conformal coated electronics to resist moisture

• Non-biasing smooth operation with high life compression style spring return

• Long life Hall-effect technology

• Meets or exceeds CE EMC requirements

Axis Options
  • • Single

  • • Dual

Output Options
  • • Hall-Effect

Handle Travel Options
  • • Open Gate

  • • Cross Gate

Joystick Action
  • • Spring Return

Mounting Style
  • • Panel (From Below)

Compatible Handles


For use in virtually any finger operated industrial or mobile equipment application. Typical utilized in:

• Radio control systems

• Portable consoles

• Mobile on / off-highway machinery

• In-plan process control

• And more


General Data

# of Axis

Single or Dual

Output Options


Joystick Action

Spring Return

Handle Travel

+/- 10 degrees each axis


Open or Cross

Handle Compatibility

Tapered, 2 piece, push button, or mechanical interlock


20 million cycles


High strength, glass filled nylon housing.

Est. Shipping Weight

2 lbs.

Est. Shipping Dimensions

8 x 6 x 6 in.

Mounting Data

Mounting Style

Panel (from below)

Mounting Footprint

1.9" x 1.9"
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

Hall-Effect Specifications

Supply Voltage:
4.5 to 5.5 VDC

Output Voltage:
Ratiometric 0.5 - 2.5 - 4.5 +/- 0.15V @ 5.0V supply
Additional supply and output options available

Output Current: 10mA

Power Consumption: 20 mA @ full load

20 AWG wire 6" leads with mini-fit connector

EMC Emissions: Complies with EN61000-6-4:2007 Class A Group 1, 80-1000 MHz

EMC Immunity: Complies with or exceeds EN61000-6-2:2005, expanded to include:
RFI Immunity of 100 V/M @ 80-1000 MHz
ESD Immunity of 15Kv air, 8Kv contact

Additional Specifications

Reference product literature for additional specifications

Technical Drawings




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