The JHS-F0001 is a single axis, friction hold joystick that was designed for the construction equipment and off-road vehicle market. The key feature of the JHS-F0001 joystick is that the lever does not return to center when released. Designed for use in applications where the output is used to control the speed or direction of the machine or mechanism, allowing the operator to set the speed of movement to focus on steering or other tasks. Favored for its compact size, strength and reliability, the JHS-F0001 is manufactured with non-contacting Hall effect sensors; the electronics are sealed to IP68S. It offers excellent resistance to RFI and EMI per SAE J1113; standard 0.5 to 4.5VDC proportional output and a mechanical life of 500,000 cycles.