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Durability Plus Lightweight Convenience

Laird Technologies' toggle-type controller has a unique shape and style that provides the equipment operator with a controller that is durable, lightweight, ergonomic, and convenient. Designed for heavy-duty applications, this controller is ideal for a variety of indoor and outdoor uses. The toggle controller employs advanced microcomputer electronics and utilizes surface mount technology. It can be used with all Laird Technologies AT Series or MP Series receiver/decoder units. It can be used with existing systems as either a replacement or as a spare controller.

A variety of synthesized RF transmitter configurations can be provided with this controller providing both licensed and non-licensed radio channels. Laird Technologies' Toggle controller meets all FCC's requirements regarding narrowband and 12.5 kHz band widths.

Contact Laird Technologies today for your complete application solutions. 

Key Features

  • FCC Narrowband-compliant models available
  • Intrinsically safe models available
  • For use with any Laird Technologies AT or MP Series System
  • Customized layout with custom-engraved nameplates
  • Rugged, ergonomic design for use in harsh environments
  • Power-on self-diagnostics
  • Two stage LED battery indicator with audible beep.
  • Long battery life; full voltage regulation over life of the battery
  • State-of-the-art industrial grade components and advanced microcomputer technology
  • Epoxy-coated aluminum housing with Lifetime Warranty
  • Rubberized end caps & switch guards to absorb heavy shocks
  • Large push-to-operate (PTO) safety bar
  • Designed for easy servicing
  • Operator Diagnostics – Operator can place unit in switch diagnostics mode to determine if any switch is operating properly
  • Laird Technologies Talkback™ two-way communication to bring back critical information from the machine being controlled to show the operator a variety of information via LEDs or Displays


Case Material Epoxy-coated aluminum extrusion with molded rubber end caps
Dimensions Approx. 9.8"H x 3.6" W x 4.1"D (25cm x 9.1cm x 10.4cm)
Weight With battery - 3.0lbs. (1.3kg)
Number of Functions Up to 40 digital and/or 2 analog
Switch Choices A wide variety - Toggle, Pushbutton, Paddle, Rotary, etc.
Keyboard Switch Optional (power on/off)
Antenna Internal standard or external optional
Environmental -22ºF to +140ºF (-30ºC to +60ºC) indoor/outdoor use; contact Cattron for extremes
Battery Voltage 12.5VDC nominal
Radio Transmitters UHF and VHF, pulsed packet data, FSK
Type Approvals USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, Brazil; for a complete listing, contact Laird Technologies
Power Output Variable - dependent upon application requirements and licensing limitations
Emission/Modulation 14K0F1D +/-5KHz deviation; 9K0F1D +/-2.5KHz deviation (narrowband)
Operating Range From approximately 300 ft (93m) to 5000 ft (1540m). These distances assume line of sight operation and are dependent on power, frequency, antenna, and type of receiver/decoder used.
Battery Selection Long-life alkaline or rechargeable Ni-Cad. Battery life dependent upon application. Please contact Laird Technologies for additional information.
Carrying Case Optional shoulder strap and/or swivel belt clip, can also be used with Ergonomic Vest Harness.

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Check with the factory for confirmation. 

Machine Control Units

MP96 MP96 Thumb 

  • Outputs: 1-96 independent and/or simultaneous, plus Mainline On/Off
  • Enclosure: NEMA 12 (IP65) standard dust, oil & water tight; NEMA 4 and 4X (IP66) optional
  • Receiver Frequency: (Crystal & Synthesized): UHF/VHF
  • Microcomputer Speed: 12 MHz
  • Memory Size: Two E Proms each with 64K bytes memory
  • Datalog Memory Size: 64K bytes
  • Optional Diagnostic Port: RS232C (DB25 Connector) or RS422 (MIA Connector)



AT AT_AT-S_Thumb 

  • 1-32 relay outputs + ON/OFF (mainline)
  • Extensive self-diagnostics
  • Automatic safety override (ASO)
  • Multiple "watch dog" timers
  • EMI/RFI shielded/compartmentalized sub-chassis
  • Plug-in micro-controller with e-prom allows quick "personality" changes
  • FCC/DOC/EC non-licensed and licensed systems available