Translation of joystick in Spanish:

joystick

palanca de mando, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk//ˈdʒɔɪstɪk/

noun

  • 1

    Aviation
    palanca de mando feminine
    • The pilot flies using a pair of joysticks that control the engines on the aircraft, which made its maiden voyage in December 2001.
    • Abruptly, he pushes forward on the joystick again and the glider drops.
    • Target acquisition is achieved by using the joystick to steer the sight manually or with automatic tracking.
    • The XL2's handling is quick with conventional joysticks for roll and pitch, but not so brisk as to be touchy.
    • He gritted his teeth and wrestled with the joystick in a vain effort to regain control of his crippled craft.
    • The computers get their marching orders from the pilot by means of a pair of joysticks, but they won't wait for the pilot's slow reflexes to kick in before taking any necessary corrective action.
    • While it's possible to run most of today's sims from the keyboard, their realism improves dramatically with a joystick.
    • Pilots use two keyboards and a joystick to fly the craft, and they have to learn the key strokes similar to the old DOS commands of first generation computers.
    • As Fox twisted a joystick the plane tilted; a blue arrow showed the part of the lift that was directed inwards.
    • It was a tandem-seated airplane with a control wheel up front and a joystick in the back.
    • A conventional joystick controls pitch and roll, and the rudder pedals are large and effective.
    • But I pulled the wrong thing, instead of the throttle I tilted the joystick.
    • The pilot straps himself to this bulky rig in a standing position, controlling it with joysticks during vertical takeoff and landing - or VTOL, as we say in the hover biz.
    • The investigators have recommended the removal of dual control joysticks for all non-training flights.
    • Shields took co-pilot, and once he strapped in, Mitchell pulled back on the joystick, lifting the helicopter off the ground.
    • The joystick allows the winchman to adjust the position of the aircraft in regard to the rescuees.
  • 2

    Computing Electronics
    mando masculine
    joystick masculine
    • And all I ever wanted was for my life to mirror that of all the grand adventures I ever read about or directed with a joystick or keyboard.
    • Until now, the only way to delve deeper into a screen is to push forward on a control pad or joystick, or to move a mouse forward.
    • But sports titles, racing games, fighting games and certain types of flying games work better with gamepads, simple joysticks and wheels.
    • In another section of customs violations - under-declared value - quite recently customs officers managed to disclose a case with imports of computer joysticks.
    • You can opt to use a joystick or keyboard but the default is using a mouse and I found it more than adequate in handling the game's action.
    • While there is the ability to use a joystick, the keyboard is a better choice to let you pull some hot skate moves.
    • The joystick also controls playback: nudge it up for play/pause, down for stop.
    • Personally, I prefer the joystick, on a game controller, on the left.
    • Let a child play a computer game with a joystick and he will go on for hours.
    • When it comes to choosing a joystick for your computer, there's really nothing like getting into the shops and getting a bit of hands-on experience.
    • The game can be played entirely with cursor keys, but joysticks and gamepads also are supported.
    • For a game that supports the mouse, the menu screen forces you to use a gamepad / joystick or keyboard to navigate.
    • Computer games allow joysticks and controllers to change a point of view in response to player actions.
    • There is no reason to initialize the joystick or CD-ROM if you are not going to use them.
    • Other methods of control include keyboard and joystick and all methods are fully customizable.
    • Everyone who has a computer has a keyboard, but not everyone has a joystick or gamepad.
    • I have the option of controlling with keyboard, joystick, mouse, gamepad, or wheel.
    • In contrast, other devices available in the market cannot compete with the simplicity and total control that these joysticks have to offer.
    • The controls can be mapped to the mouse, a joystick or a gamepad.
    • You may recall that rotary joysticks have handles that rotate to 12 different positions, designed for aiming in certain games.