All Joysticks & Controls articles

  • Volvo FMX met Drimote_1
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    Crane and truck first

    2019-11-08T13:09:00Z

    One radio remote control for truck and crane makes job easier and quicker for Dutch temporary roadway company

  • Bobcat RC 2 web index
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    Bobcat’s remote control loaders

    2019-05-23T07:52:00Z

    New system will allow operators to leave the cab and will improve health and safety in demolition

  • 2018-10-18 08.58.24
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    Lampson fits Rayco-Wylie RCI to Kvaerner crane

    2018-11-15T11:05:00Z

     Rayco-Wylie RCI fitted to Lampson LTL 1500 SIII Transi-Lift crane owned by Kvaerner Verdal

  • Tru vu monitors
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    Bright thinking from TRU-Vu

    2017-06-27T11:12:00Z

    TRU-Vu Monitors has released a new 10.4” touchscreen monitor that it claimed can be seen clearly even under bright sunlight

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    Curtiss-Wright launches new AWP joystick

    2016-09-06T21:40:00Z

    The JC4000 employs a long-life bearing system and non-contacting, Hall-effect sensing technology to achieve an impressive lifespan of over six million operating cycles

  • MOBA’s new HMI operating unit for mobile applications
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    MOBA launches new modular operating unit

    2013-02-09T14:13:00Z

    German controls manufacturer Mobile Automation AG (MOBA) has introduced a new range of modular operating units designed for mobile applications such as aerial work platforms.

  • APEM Components’ new IH Hall Effect pushbutton switch
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    APEM launches new pushbutton switch

    2013-01-04T17:25:00Z

    US equipment manufacturer introduces new IH Hall Effect pushbutton switch.

  • The new HE multifunctional handle/grip from Penny + Giles
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    New multifunctional handle from Penny + Giles

    2012-07-28T21:40:00Z

    UK designer and manufacturer Penny + Giles has introduced a new multifunctional handle/grip for its JC8000, JC6000 and JC1500 ranges of rugged joystick controllers.

  • Heavy duty compact joystick JC8000.
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    Compact heavy duty joystick from Penny + Giles

    2012-07-06T11:33:00Z

    Part of the Curtis-Wright Controls group, Penny + Giles has introduced the a new heavy-duty electronic joystick controller JC8000, that encompasses a number of high-strength features to make it suitable for applications in physically demanding working conditions such as skid steer loader controls or where operators traditionally use hydraulic joysticks.

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    Kosran and Trackunit offer combined theft and tracking systems

    2012-03-21T10:50:00Z

    Irish machinery theft-prevention specialist Kosran ECV and Danish asset tracking company Trackunit A/S (formerly M-tec) have agreed a sales and engineering alliance to sell combined theft and tracking systems to customers in rental and construction.

  • From left: Nick Ground (GKD Technik), Alastair Brown (MOBA Mobile Automation UK), Gary Escott (OnGra
    Article

    CETA promotes machine control to UK equipment owners

    2011-11-11T15:04:00Z

    Four UK machine control and automation specialists - MOBA Mobile Automation UK, OnGrade, GKN Technik and Halomec - have formed the Construction Equipment Technology Alliance (CETA) to promote mobile control technology in the UK. Murray Pollok reports from the association's open days held at Uttoxeter racecourse in June.

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    EPD optimises efficiency

    2010-05-18T11:36:00Z

    Merlo's EPD (EcoPowerDrive) is a new electronic control system, which combines management of the hydrostatic transmission and the diesel engine. The system is designed to optimise the overall efficiency of the machine in terms of consumption, performance, and noise.

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    Wireless

    2009-10-05T14:19:00Z

    Hirschmann sensors do away with cables.

  • Hirschmann's new gSENS DWG 20 rotary encoder .
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    New Hirschmann rotary encoder

    2008-05-06T15:44:00Z

    Hirschmann's new gSENS DWG 20 rotary encoder uses optical sensors to break down one revolution of a shaft, of a hoist or slew drive unit, for example, into 8192 increments.

  • The Axiomatic AX021200 valve controller.
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    Inputs and outputs

    2008-05-06T15:41:00Z

    Axiomatic Technologies has two new devices for the machine/controller interfaces of access equipment.

  • The MC088 micro-controller from Sauer Danfoss has 74 pins and two CAN ports
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    Sauer-Danfoss expands controller and pump lines

    2008-05-06T15:31:00Z

    Germany/US-based Sauer-Danfoss added a larger, general-purpose micro-controller, the MC088-015-00000, to its Plus+1 product line late last year. The controller has 42 inputs, 32 outputs, and two CAN 2.0B ports, expanding the line beyond the previously largest 50-pin model.

  • Directional spool valves, such as this PSL model from HAWE, designed for use with constant delivery
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    Control types

    2008-05-06T14:17:00Z

    There are three ways to move the spool, cartridge, or slider within a hydraulic control valve to affect the flow through it:

  • Matthew Taylor, JCB's chief operating officer.
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    JCB makes anti-theft move

    2008-03-18T17:03:00Z

    JCB will fit immobilisers and vehicle identification devices as standard from November on construction equipment produced at its Rochester headquarters for the UK market. It said it is the first major manufacturer to adopt such anti-theft measures.