JR Merritt


NNSO Joystick

Shares the VNSO's robust construction, but with a larger 12 mm shaft diameter and the option to mount potentiometers on the inside of its body for applications with space restriction. The NNSO are very robust joysticks with aluminum pressure casting consoles and metal gears. Their resistance against ozone, UV radiation, oil and maritime climate makes them especially suitable for heavy operations and in Ex-areas.


  • Rugged construction with nickel chromium gimbal mechanism, case hardened bearings and operating shaft

  • Robust 12 mm diameter shaft for the most demanding machinery applications

  • Supports horizontal, vertical and tandem mounting of contact drives to suit the available installation space

  • Option for potentiometers to be mounting on the inside of the body for installation in tight areas

  • Stepless or stepped control with a large variety of output devices and types available

  • Environmentally sealed panel mounting

Axis Options
  • • Single

  • • Dual

  • • Three

Handle Travel Options
  • • Open Gate

  • • Cross Gate

  • • Custom Gate

Joystick Action
  • • Spring Return

  • • Maintained

  • • Friction Brake

Mounting Style
  • • Panel (From Below)

Compatible Handles


The NNS0 is applicable in a wide array of operations thanks to its resistance to ozone, UV radiation, oil and maritime climates.


General Data

# of Axis

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

Output Options

Contacts, Potentiometer, Encoder, 4-20mA, Transformer, ProfiBus & ProfiNet

Joystick Action

Spring Return, Friction Brake or Maintained

Handle Travel

+/- 26 degrees each axis


Open, Cross or Custom

Max # of Steps

Up to 7-0-7


25 million cycles


Aluminum body and nickel chronium yoke.

Mounting Data

Mounting Style

Panel (from below)

Environmental Data

IP Rating


Storage Temperature

-40 to +140 degrees F [-40 to +60 degrees C]

Technical Drawings



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