This Industrial Grade Joystick from ProMax, is a perfect choice if you are in need of a heavy-duty selector switch. Manufactured by ProMax, these switches are Industrial Grade with guaranteed quality. They are very tough, medium size, panel-mount joystick switches.
The joystick can move in 4 directions - UP, DOWN, LEFT and RIGHT. The joystick operation is latching. The joystick can be moved to any one position, it will hold that position after releasing the handle, untill it is moved again. We also have the same joystick in Momentary Operation, you can check it out here - ProMax XD2-PA24 Industrial Joystick 4 Directions Momentary
Each direction has a NO Switch which indicates the handle position.
The joystick also has a high current rating and can be directly connected to high power loads like DC Motors, Inductions, Pumps, Buzzers, etc. The joystick can control loads upto 240V AC and upto 3A Current.
To interface this joystick with a microcontroller, PLC, Arduino, Raspberry PI, use 4 x Digital Input pins to read the 4 switches.
The joystick's overall length is around 14cm and provides good touch and feel during usage.