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Kraft Premium Joystick

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The Kraft Premium Joystick was an analog joystick, which had the ability to switch from self-centering or free-floating.[1]

Manufacturer's Description

TAKE COMMAND! Kraft puts total mastery of home computer games at your command. Only Kraft gives you:

  • PRECISION LINEAR POTENTIOMETERS for more accurate cursor control and quicker response
  • TOGGLE SWITCHES for instant selection of "spring-centering" or "free-floating" operation
  • PATENTED STICK MECHANISM for smooth, fingertip control.
  • DUAL-AXES TRIM CONTROLS for fine tuning joystick to individual software
  • TWO FIRE BUTTONS, conveniently placed for fast action

The Kraft difference is advanced engineering. Kraft's high-performance design features are the result of intensive, on-going research - and backed by over twenty years manulacturing experience,

Color coordinated, plug-in Kraft Premium Joysticks are suitable for game, business and graphics software. Take command with Kraft computer products

.. you can feel the difference. Ask vour retailer about our complete line of computer products.

All Kraft computer peripherals carry a FULL 1-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY.


"All in all, our game playing panelists were very enthusiastic about the Kraft Joystick. Although the pushbuttons provide no tactile or aural feedback, this lack is more than compensated for by the excellent features of the joystick: a tight knob, external trim adjustments and selectable operating mode (self-centering or free). The joystick is best suited for operation on a table top or in one's lap; there is no convenient way to hold it comfortably in one hand and operate the pushbuttons as well as the stick. Bottom line: highly recommended."
  • David Ahl
  • Creative Computing Video & Arcade Games
  • Spring 1983


  1. David Ahl, Vol 1 No. 1, Creative Computing Video & Arcade Games, Spring 1983