Artifact Details

Title

Joystick prototype, graphics

Catalog Number

102716177

Type

Physical object

Date

1974 ca.

Manufacturer

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)

Place Manufactured

Menlo Park, Calif., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number JAIN056S104UA Printed on potentiometer
Other number RV4NAYSD104A Printed on potentiometer
Other number TYPE J Printed on potentiometer

Dimensions

overall: 6 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in

Description

This prototype two-axis joystick was used in digitizing images generated by high energy physics experiments. There is fiberglass filament tape that is wrapped around the interior end of the control stick to take up slack in the mechanism. The connecting wires on the two Allen Bradley potentiometers have been removed.

Category

I/O/pointing/joystick

Subject

Input; Pointing

Credit

Gift of Len Shustek

Lot Number

X5555.2010