JS1-H Heavy Duty Joystick

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Heavy-duty joysticks

As a small or medium-sized manufacturer, you need to adapt joysticks to customer needs. Just as quickly and flexibly as a large OEM. That calls for flexible components and a lean development process.

The new JS1-H family of heavy-duty joysticks provides you with a wide portfolio of ergonomically designed, modular components. Which are all fully compliant with PLUS+1® toolbox. 

Brought together in intelligent joystick solutions, they provide the safety, reliability and performance. These ensure every job is done efficiently, well and in perfect comfort for machine operators.

The JS1-H joystick family offers versatile solutions for heavy-duty mobile machinery. For instance, wheel loaders, dozers, dumpers, trenchers and haulers in the construction market. As well as, pavers, graders, rollers and milling machines for road building.



Rugged design up to IP66 overall 

Ergonomic left, right and straight grips 

Single and dual axis spring-return 

Single axis w/ adjust. Friction-hold 

Redundant hall effect or long-life potentiometric sensing (full redundant) 

5 different output types: CAN (J1939, CANopen), CAN+ and CANalog PVE and Analog, PWM

5 different grip types: ST2- ST7- PR2- PR7*)- and HR1-grip 

Several grip functions: domed and flat push-button (max. 12), proportional roller, rocker switch and FNR, operator presence switch 

Connection: wiring harness with connector 

Grip travel :+18° 

EMI/RFI: 150V/m 

ESD: 20kV


Customizable solutions
The JS1-H base and grip options allow you to fulfill specific customer requirements for a smooth, comfortable and reliable operation. Choose from three bases and five ergonomic grip types with flexible button and switch placement. 

Smart compatibility
Compatible grip and base options make joysticks simple to upgrade. Six standard electrical interfaces are available for ease of configuration.

Superior performance
The JS1-H family is suitable for almost any machine that requires joystick control. PLUS+1 Compliance enables simple and seamless future-oriented integration in the machine control system.

Faster, more flexible fulfillment times
The JS1-H standard portfolio is readily available, enabling you to reduce your warehouse stocks. Even without compromising your ability to fulfill the specifications of individual customers. Easy integration with PLUS+1 also secures fast and efficient development times.


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
EU-UK Declaration Danfoss EU-UK DOC00031208.B1 English Multiple 25 Jun, 2024 167.0 KB .pdf
EU-UK Declaration Danfoss EU-UK DOC00031363.B1 English Multiple 24 Jun, 2024 160.1 KB .pdf
Data sheet JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Data Sheet English Multiple 11 Jun, 2019 677.4 KB .pdf
Data sheet JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Data Sheet Chinese (CN) Multiple 19 Nov, 2020 882.5 KB .pdf
Data sheet JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Data Sheet Japanese Japan 27 Jul, 2018 1.2 MB .pdf
Data sheet JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Data Sheet Chinese (CN) China 02 Nov, 2018 785.8 KB .pdf
User guide JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Technical Information Chinese (CN) China 30 Apr, 2021 10.3 MB .pdf
User guide JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Technical Information English Multiple 15 Apr, 2024 10.0 MB .pdf
User guide JS1 Heavy Duty Joystick Family Technical Information Italian Multiple 14 Jul, 2021 10.0 MB .pdf
Data sheet PVG x JS1-H Data Sheet English Multiple 12 Jan, 2021 544.9 KB .pdf

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