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Daco Hand Controllers - Control Grips

Control grips act as the direct interface between Man and machine allowing control of essential machine functions. The design of the grip often defines the usability, success and perception of quality of the overall system (read more). (read more)

Daco Hand Controllers - Trackballs

We have designed our trackballs to deliver the highest performance under the most difficult conditions. In many trackballs the encoder shafts used to sense rotation are also used to support the ball. This design leaves the device vulnerable to damage because any shock applied to the ball is transmitted to the encoders. (read more)

Daco Hand Controllers - Displacement Joystick

Our modular displacement joystick range has been developed specifically for applications that require robustness and reliability combined with optimum accuracy and a user-friendly feel (read more)

Daco Hand Controllers - Force Joystick

Force-operated - also known as stiff stick - joysticks have no moving parts, and are therefore extremely reliable. They are an obvious choice for applications that require careful control of movement within a small control space, such as vehicle-mounted or airborne equipment. We are proud to be one of the few specialist companies to engineer our own miniature force-operated joysticks. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Daco Hand Controllers:


We are proud to be one of the few specialist companies to manufacture our own force-operated joysticks, both thumb and hand operated.


We are delighted to have been recognised in the 6th edition of the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report.


We pride ourselves on our fast turnaround times and responsive customer service. A prospective customer was looking to change supplier but had experienced product interface issues with a previous vendor.


The Deepest Submarine Dive in History The Five Deeps Expedition is the first to attempt to reach the deepest point in each of the Earth’s five oceans.


3D printing creates objects by building up one layer at a time delivering a design accurately within a few hours and offering a huge time saving advantage.


So, you’re about to embark on specifying a hand controller, but how can you be sure that the final product will be right for your application? Here are four ways you can help improve your chance of receiving a product fit for your purpose:


Whether you’re specifying a custom-built or modular hand controller, it’s essential you receive the highest quality product that meets your technical requirements and timescales.


You want the specification process to be as quick and painless as possible, especially if you need a fast turnaround on your hand controller.....


The IPC, the global industry association for electronics industries, developed Class 3 to ensure products used in harsh conditions are manufactured to the highest standards.....


We were once contacted by an international customer. The company had a customised helicopter cursor control device that played a vital part in its systems....


I was recently discussing our manufacturing process with a customer, and he asked why we don’t outsource any aspect of our assembly or testing. The conversation highlighted an interesting trend in the industry generally.....


Military hand controllers must deliver years of active service in the most demanding environments. To achieve this level of reliability the manufacturing process must adhere to the most stringent quality criteria.....


‘Why don’t you have a product catalogue?’ is a question that has been posed by our customers on more than one occasion in recent weeks.....