Project Description

Push button transmitter


With the PocketEvo-Series NBB has developed a new generation of radio remote control for crane & machine control. The smallest model is distinguished above all by its compact but extremely robust housing.

  • modular design
  • compact, robust special housing
  • 7-segment display for data feedback
  • Radiokey
  • SMP Technology
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Data sheet
CommunicationsSingle channel FSK
SafetyMulti bit address code with over 1 million combinations
Frequency band433.05 – 434.79 MHz
868 – 868.975 MHz
915 – 916.650 MHz (NA)
Others availabe upon request
RF power< or = 10 mW
< or = 20 mW (NA)
Operating range≤ 100 m
Command response timeApprox. 15/60 ms typical
Low battery indicationApproximately 15 minutes
Operating timeUp to 30 hours continuous (minor)
6-7 hours typical (minor LCD)
Auto shutdownConfigurable via NBB programming tools
Operating temperature range-20 °C to +70 °C
Weight:0.66 Kg (without battery)
LCD displayProgrammable backlit 3.5” color graphic (minor LCD)
IP-Protection ClassIP65
CE certificationYes
FCC compliancePart 15
Power supply2 x AA LR6 disposable alkaline or rechargeable NiMH cells
Optional internal chargerAA LR6 NiMH battery charger connection
Optional power supply2,200 mAh, 3.6 VDC Li-Ion rechargeable battery pack
Battery pack charging timeApproximately 2 hour
Battery pack specifications60 x 37,5 x 16,5 mm at 50 g
Battery pack charger power supply110-230 VAC or 12-24 VDC
Charger AC power plug optionsEU, USA, JP, GB, AU

Data feedback

– Reach
– Transmitting signal strength
– Status of the machine function
– Customer-specific feedback information and logos on request

LBT frequency search

When switching on or switching to another frequency, the system checks whether the frequency channel used is occupied by other transmitters. If this is the case, the next frequency channel is checked until it is ensured that the transmitter can operate without interference. LBT is the abbreviation for ‘Listen before Talk’.

2 x AA Mignon

Ni-MH / 1 900 mAH / 1.2 V
Battery: 1.5 V
Operating time: approx. 40 hours

SMP buttons

optionally one-, two- or three-stage
SMP technology: Easy key exchange without opening the housing, no protective measures against contamination necessary.

Rotary switches

Max. two rotary switches and / or optionally also potentiometers etc.

Side buttons

left and right one additional button each, for free use

Neck strap for PocketEvo


Shoulder strap for PocketEvo


Belly strap for PocketEvo


Hand strap for PocketEvo


The smallest model in the new PocketEvo range has 6 buttons, which can have 1, 2 or 3 levels as well as stepless, depending on customer requirements. In addition, the integration of various additional operating elements such as rotary switches and side buttons is possible without any problems. This makes the PocketEvo-minor suitable for more complex applications in addition to crane control.

Thanks to the patented SMP technology, all installed keys can be easily replaced by operators themselves. Without special tools, each button can be unscrewed individually and a new one inserted. However, the robust special housing remains closed at all times, so that no protective measures against soiling have to be taken. This means that the system is fully operational again in just a few minutes and downtimes are reduced to a minimum!

We have developed our own special housing for optimum protection against dirt and impact. The integrated, all-round protective rubber coating in combination with the glass fibre reinforced plastic core ensures that all electronic components can withstand extreme external mechanical influences. This means that the PocketEvo can be used in particularly harsh environments without any problems.

Should a transmitter become damaged, you can connect the new device to the receiver and put it into operation in just a few minutes thanks to the integrated Radiokey. The key is removed from the device with the help of a screwdriver and inserted into the new one – your system is ready for operation again and expensive downtimes are avoided.

The jury of the Industry Prize was also convinced by the radio remote control, so that they awarded the PocketEvo the “Industry Prize 2017”. The prize is awarded to particularly progressive industrial products that have a high economic, technological and ecological benefit. The PocketEvo was awarded the “BEST OF” rating.

Compact, handy and easy to use, the PocketEvo button transmitter allows you to work in complete safety conditions without reducing the effectiveness of machine operation.


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The Surface Mounted Push-Buttons (SMP) are form-fit integrated into the PocketEvo series housings. In the event of service, the operator can easily replace a broken button himself on site. The housing does not have to be opened for this purpose, so no protective measures against soiling need to be taken. [More info]

Multi-user system

The multi-user system enables radio communication between several transmitters and several receivers. Each transmitter can be optionally operated with several receivers at a workplace and / or vice versa. Provided that this connection is not otherwise used at this moment. [More info]

NBB battery system

Nickel metal hydride batteries (NiMH) have a high energy density. The contacts have a self-cleaning design. The NBB battery pack is charged with a high charge current with a NBB charger. This quick charge is thermally controlled to optimize recharging and prevent overcharging. [More info]


The safety risk is significantly reduced using the RADIOKEY. Here a defined range is available for the crane or machine operator in which the remote control system can be activated. As a result, unwitting or inadvertent activation of the transmitter is excluded and the receiver is not sent any control information. [More info]

LBT frequency search

When switching on or when switching the frequency, a check is carried out to determine whether the used frequency channel is reserved by another transmitter. If this is the case, the next frequency channel is checked until it is ensured that the transmitter can operate without disturbance. LBT is shortcut for Listen before Talk. [More info]

Data reporting

Visual representation of Operating Range, Transmission signal strength, Status of the machine function and Customer-specific information as well as logos supplemented by acoustic feedback (buzzer can be activated). [More info]


Boat lifter

Bridge & gantry cranes

Container hoists

Indoor & overhead cranes


Storage systems

Winches / cables