Introducing the Lonely Binary Dual Axis PS2 Joystick – where gaming nostalgia meets DIY electronics fun! Brace yourself for a joyride through the world of thumb-controlled wonders, brought to you by Lonely Binary.
Now, when you think of a Thumb Joystick, you might instantly imagine epic gaming battles on your trusty console. But let us blow your mind for a moment – these joysticks are not just for gaming. In the realm of DIY Electronics, they're the secret sauce to unlocking a world of creativity and innovation. We're talking about controlling robots, maneuvering rovers, directing camera movements, and that's just the tip of the iceberg!
Our joystick is a close cousin to those iconic 'analog' thumbsticks you find on your beloved PS2 controllers. It's more than just a joystick; it's a self-centering, spring-loaded marvel. What does that mean? Well, when you let go of the joystick, it magically finds its way back to the center, ready for your next adventure. Plus, it sports a comfy cup-shaped knob/cap that'll have your thumb feeling right at home.
But here's where the magic really happens. This joystick isn't just for show – it's here to communicate motion in glorious 2D (that's two-axis, folks) to your Arduino. How does it do this? Inside, it houses not one, but two independent 10K potentiometers, one for each axis. These potentiometers are like dual adjustable voltage wizards, transforming your thumb's movements into 2-Axis analog input, all in the form of a nifty control stick.
Spot those two blue boxes on the sides of the joystick? Those are the potentiometers, and they are the key to the magic. Move the joystick, and watch in awe as each potentiometer picks up movement in just one direction. How does it work, you ask? Don't worry; we've got you covered – we'll explain the wizardry in a bit.
But wait, there's more! Our joystick isn't a one-trick pony. It comes with a hidden surprise – a switch that activates when you push down on the cap. The switch is that little black box at the rear of the joystick. Give the cap a good push, and you'll see a tiny lever making it all happen. What's even cooler? The lever works its magic no matter which way you tilt the joystick.
Now, we can't help but brag a little – this is Lonely Binary's Dual Axis PS2 Joystick we're talking about. Every move you make, every click you take, you're wrapped in the embrace of our brand, Lonely Binary. We're here to make your DIY electronics adventures a blast, and this joystick is just the beginning!
So, what are you waiting for? Grab the Lonely Binary Dual Axis PS2 Joystick, and let your thumb take you on a journey where creativity knows no bounds. Get ready to game, tinker, and conquer the world of electronics, the Lonely Binary way!
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|0 to 70 Degree
|(L) 35 mm x (W) 25 mm x (H) 30 mm
What’s in the Box
There are 3 pieces in the retail box.
The listing price is for
- 1 x Dual Axis PS2 Joystick
- Australia Orders over $55 - Your order will enjoy free shipping via Australia Post Standard Shipping Services.
- International Orders over $99 - Your order will be posted via Australia Post Air Mail Services.
Raspberry Pi board / Micro:bit board / NVIDIA board will be excluded; All PCB orders will not enjoy free shipping. Distributors and wholesale orders are not eligible for free shipping.
At this time, LONELY BINARY is an online-only business, with our products available through lonelybinary.com. This allows us to keep the cost down for the customer. Orders cannot be picked up.
We ship Australia wide to all addresses, including PO Box, Parcel Locker, etc.All Australian orders will be shipped via Australia Post, Courier Please or Fastway Couriers (Aramex). International Orders will be shipped via Australia Post or DHL. Your order will be shipped within one business day after we receive payment, providing the items are in stock.
Sent via standard Australia Post stamped letter mail, typically 5-9 business days. No tracking/support available other than confirmation of dispatch.
Sent via Australia Post Express Service, Fastway Courier or Courier Please, 1 – 2 business days for metro orders, potentially longer for orders outside of metro zones, with full tracking.
Non-metro addresses in WA, NT, SA & TAS can take 2+ days in addition to the above information.
Shipping costs for international orders vary depending on location and package size, where possible we have kept this to flat rate charges to reduce confusion. International orders are shipped through Australia Post and DHL courier service depending on the most economical at the time.
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