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MAGNETIC FORCE FEEDBACK JOYSTICKS

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Iris Magnetic Suspension Joystick

With just one moving part, it removes the mechanics used by traditional active joysticks. The main component of the device silently glides along programmable magnetic fields (similar in concept to magnetic levitation trains). With its functions being done in software, there is zero maintenance, drastically less risk of failure, and the ability to provide the user with a realistic interactive experience.

  • Smallest and most compact system
  • Capable of generating forces within a millisecond of receiving a signal, within milligrams of resolution
  • Completely silent with zero mechanical noise
  • Intended to be used with fine finger moments
  • Best suited to very fine force applications
  • Can be scaled down for use in active thumb sticks

The Iris Magnetic Suspension Joystick can be programmed to provide the user a wide array of tactile experiences and force effects, such as: vibrations, rumble, ramps, soft stops, sticking, slipping, springing, damping, shaking, bouncing, pulsating, bumps, warbles, wind-shear, jerking, rattling, jolts, abrupt stops, viscosity, clunking, clicking, scraping, skipping, gear shifting, torque control, and a variety of other physical forces. The possibilities are many.

The Iris Dynamics Magnetic Suspension Joystick is the ideal controller for virtual reality systems, advanced video games, aerospace and defense, simulation and training systems, remote control, heavy equipment, drone (UAV) operation, submersibles, and many other applications.

Magnetic Suspension Joystick Datasheet

 

Iris Linear Glide Joystick

An active joystick the uses magnetic force feedback actuators – This higher force joystick designed for larger machines requiring greater operator strength.

  • Most powerful system
  • Intended to be used with a full hand grip
  • Best suited for use in high force applications (replicating aircraft controls)
  • Can be scaled up for use in floor mounted sticks and cyclics

Datasheet Linear Actuator Joystick R3

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