Thumb Joystick

Input

4691

Kitronik

Product Description

A thumb Joystick which is very similar to the joysticks on PS2 controllers which also has a select button that is actuated when the joystick is pressed down.

This is a joystick that is very similar to the joysticks on PS2 (PlayStation 2) controllers. Directional movements are simply two potentiometers - one for each axis. Pots are ~10k each.

This joystick also has a select button that is actuated when the joystick is pressed down.

Features:

  • Similar in feel and look to the joysticks on PS2 controllers.
  • Built in select button, actuated by pressing down the joystick.
  • Two potentiometers provide directional (x and y axis) output.

Note:

The diagram below shows the pin outs for this part.

 

Contents:

  • 1 x Thumb Joystick.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 31mm.
  • Max Width: 26.5mm.

Requires:

  • Soldering Iron.
  • Solder.

Code Example:

The screen shot below shows one possible way of coding the joystick to work with the microbit. The x and y numbers were obtained by first using the map function to read and display actual joystick movements. These numbers were then used in the code below.

HK$ 53.00

4691