Joystick to control computer

Custom-designed joystick to control computer games with chin

User controls joystick with chin
User controls joystick with chin

Description
A joystick and 2 buttons are mounted on a custom-made wood block that sits on a camera tripod (see associated tip). The joystick can be connected via the joybox (see associated tip).

Users comments
The joystick is controlled with the chin. The user can play most games using the joystick, buttons, head mouse and extra sip/puff control. He uses everything simultaneously.

Made by
The user’s brother

Purchased from
Elfa, www.elfa.se (joystick), (last checked Febr. 2017)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2007

The joystick and 2 contacts embedded in wood block
The joystick and 2 contacts embedded in wood block

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Tipsare: Kalle

Kalle lives in an apartment and is studying part time. He was injured in 2001 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). He has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 4 hours a day he has two persons assisting him.