Durham Instruments

900 McKay Rd Unit 3, Pickering, Ontario, L1W3X8 Canada View map
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Joystick Controls

Computer joysticks from Durham Instruments are sure to meet your exacting needs. Your equipment may be powerful, but without accurate and precise controls, it could all be useless. Our controllers eliminate this problem. With their durable construction, our parts won’t wear out prematurely, offering years of service. They require little to no maintenance, with some models even coming with protected assemblies, which eliminates repair costs. Our selection consists of both single- and multi-axis joysticks, ensuring that we have the tool to suit your needs, whatever they may be.

Wide selection of products

At Durham Instruments, we carry over a dozen joystick models, each from reputable Penny + Giles brand. As a result, you can expect a diverse selection of products, each offering unique quality and functionality.

If you need precision and compact design in one package, the JC025 and JC030 models from Penny + Giles are perfect for your control needs. These self-centring joysticks deliver in temperatures up to 70 degrees Celsius and last for at least five million operations.

Other single-axis options include the JC100, which offers comfortable controls for every operator and easy installation. Like the JC025 and JC030, this 70 mm product will continue to perform after millions of operations, performing with an operating force of 3.4 N.

The JC120 features similar performance to other Penny + Girls controls, but offers greater selection. It shorter handle reduces the risk of accidents, while long handle are also available. Optional boots for the short handle that helps keep it clean and operational. Operating force varies depending on the model, with the short handle providing up to 13.2 N of force when equipped with the boot.

We also carry multi-axis options, such as Penny + Giles’ JC200 model, which can perform over 15 million operations with up to 50 N of applied force. With up to three axes, the JC2000 offers compact performance with up to 300 N of operating force, making it an ideal choice when you need precision and safe performance.


Each of these products offers unique functionality. As a result, they are suitable for many different tasks. The JC025 and JC030 are commonly used in pendant controllers and panel assemblies, while the JC100 and JC120 are used in everything from construction to agricultural equipment. If you’re working with operator controls on cranes, access platforms, tractors and more, the JC150 and JC200 are ideal. For more information, please visit our website.