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Publication Citation: Calibration of a Force Feedback Joystick

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Author(s): J H. Daruwalla; Nicholas G. Dagalakis;
Title: Calibration of a Force Feedback Joystick
Published: August 29, 2008
Abstract: The objective of this project was to calibrate a commercially available force feedback joystick that could be used for the control of a laser beam optical tweezers test-bed. A calibration box was built to hold the joystick and the load-cell. The joystick handle was restrained by springs under tension and the handle force was measured by a single axis load-cell. The calibration is done by measuring the forces generated by the joystick handle in the X and Y axes in response to controller command signals.
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Keywords: calibration;force feedback;joystick
Research Areas: Nanotechnology
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