This is the breakout board for the thumb joystick. The thumb joystick is soldered ready on it. This thumb joystick very similar to the 'analog' joysticks on SONY PS2 controllers. Directional movements are simply two potentiometers - one for each axis. Pots are ~10k each. This joystick also has a select button that is actuated when the joystick is pressed down.
Pins are broken out to a 0.1" header for easily mounting.
This video will show you how to control SmartDriveDuo-30 MDDS30 using Analog Joystick with Analog Mixed Mode. SmartDriveDuo-30 MDDS30: https://www.cytron.io/p-mdds30 Breakout Board with Joystick Soldered: https://www.cytron.io/p-bb-psj Various types of DC Motor: https://www.cytron.io/c-84-dc-motor