OTTO Controls Fingerjoystick JHT Z-Axis

The JHT Z-Axis Miniature Series Hall Effect Joystick allows for a 60° rotational movement of the knob at the top of the joystick. Z-Axis options include detent, friction hold or spring return to center. Its compact design is the ideal solution where space is limited and precision control is required, while its robust construction is suited for demanding applications. The JHT joystick has been tested to five million cycles in all directions with no degradation of performance. The Z-Axis and/or pushbuttons have been tested to one million cycles. Various gating options are also available. The JHT Z-Axis electronics are sealed to IP68S and can withstand EMI/RFI per SAE J1113 specifications. The JHT Z-Axis has numerous applications and is ideal for construction equipment, unmanned vehicles, hydraulic controls, industrial vehicle controls, medical and surgery equipment and surveillance video cameras.


  • 60° rotational movement of the knob
  • Compact design
  • Contactless analog output Hall effect technology
  • 5 million operational cycles in all directions (Joystick)
  • Joystick electronics sealed per IP68S
  • Optional pushbutton switches available
  • 3.3V and 5V SPI output options
  • RoHS compliant

Documents & downloads

Datasheet JHT Z-AxisJHT Z-Axiz Product BulletinHall Effect Guideotto_guided-feel-matrix_720p
Michael Steves
Michael Steves
Product Management +49 2152 8955-211