JR Merritt


MO Mini Joystick

The MO finger operated joystick features an ultra-compact and rugged construction. Available in single or dual axis, the MO mini joystick can be configured with different handle types and with microswitch or potentiometer output.


• Environmentally sealed

• Center acting compression return spring

• Standard and custom handle patterns

• Proportional potentiometric

• 5-0-5 steps

Axis Options
  • • Single

  • • Dual

Output Options
  • • Microswitches

  • • Potentiometer

Handle Travel Options
  • • Cross Gate

  • • Open Gate

Joystick Action
  • • Spring Return

  • • Friction Brake

Mounting Style
  • • Panel (From Below)

Compatible Handles


The MO is commonly used to control material handling and processing machinery in a variety of industries. Also used in portable consoles and pendants for remote control.


General Data

# of Axis

Single or Dual

Output Options

Microswitches & Potentiometer

Joystick Action

Spring Return or Friction Brake

Handle Travel

+/- 28 degrees each axis


Open or Cross

Max # of Steps

Up to 5-0-5

Handle Compatibility

Tapered, round ball, push button or mechanical interlock


3-5 million cycles each direction


High strength, glass filled nylon housing.

Est. Shipping Weight

2 lbs.

Est. Shipping Dimensions

8 in. x 6 in. x 6 in.

Mounting Data

Mounting Style

Panel (from below)

Mounting Footprint

2.5" x 2.5"
See literature for additional mounting specifications

Environmental Data

IP Rating


Operating Temperature

-4 to +140 degrees F [-20 to +60 degrees C]

Electrical Data

Contact Specifications

Switch Type:
SPDT (Form C) SS Series Microswitches

Max. Number:
Up to 4 per axis with potentiometer
Up to 8 per axis without potentiometer

Current Rating (AC):

Voltage Rating (AC):

.110 x .20" quick disconnect

Max. Wire Size:
18 AWG

Additional Specifications

Reference product literature for additional specifications

Technical Drawings


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