JR Merritt


PRO-5 Joystick

The single axis PRO-5 joystick boasts a NEMA 4 cast housing construction making it suitable for use in wet and dirty environments. Its versatile design accommodates a variety of handle options, as well as proportional and discrete outputs including; 11A snap action switches, potentiometers, hall-effect, PWM, CAN and bang/bang.


• Versatile design

• Heavy duty construction

• Long life, compression type return spring system

• 10 million cycle mechanical operating life

• Rugged 10mm diameter handle shaft

• Tooled, fixed cams

Axis Options
  • • Single

Output Options
  • • Microswitches

  • • Potentiometer

  • • Hall-Effect

  • • CAN

  • • PWM

Joystick Action
  • • Spring Return

  • • Friction Brake

Mounting Style
  • • Drop-in (From Above)

  • • Panel (From Below)

Compatible Handles


The PRO-5's weather proof design makes it ideal for virtually any outdoor application requiring rugged single axis control. Typical applications include:

• Workboats (winches & on-deck control)

• Oil drills and mining

• Scissor Lifts & Work Platforms

• And More


General Data

# of Axis


Output Options

Microswitches, Potentiometer, Hall-Effect, PWM & CAN

Joystick Action

Spring Return or Friction Brake

Handle Travel

+/- 36 degrees for potentiometer
+/- 20 degrees for Bang/Bang and Hall-effect

Handle Compatibility

2 Piece, Round Ball, Mechanical Interlock, RH, RHS, BH, MG27


10 million cycles


Features a cast housing and gasketing for outdoor use, as well as plated steel sides, self lubricating bearings, hard nickel chromium spring return arms, compression style return spring and brass gears.

Est. Shipping Weight

2 lbs.

Est. Shipping Dimensions

8 in. x 6 in. x 6 in.

Mounting Data

Mounting Style

Drop-in or Panel (from below)

Mounting Footprint

2.95" x 3.62"
See literature for additional mounting specifications

Environmental Data

IP Rating

IP66 (Panel mounting)
IP55 (Drop-in mounting)

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 with potentiometer
Up to 6 without potentiometer

Current Rating (AC):

Voltage Rating (AC):

.187" x .20" male quick connect

Max. Wire Size:
18 AWG

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

Can Specifications

CANOpen, J1939 or basic CAN protocols

4 analog inputs
8 digital inputs
2 digital outputs

See a complete listing of CANbus technical data in ESS408 CAN Based Interface Module Board literature

Additional Specifications

Reference product literature for additional specifications

Technical Drawings




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