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Thumb Joystick

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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.

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This is a joystick 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.

We also stock the breakout board for this product which you can find here.

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.

4691 thumb joystick pins

 

Contents:

  • 1 x Thumb Joystick.

Dimensions:

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

Requires:

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.

4691 thumb joystick code

 

SparkFun Stock Code:

  • COM-09032.

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