Control device: Joystick

Manufacturer: Power Play Limited

Model: The Cruiser, black

Year: 1986


Controlled device: Travel alarm clock

Manufacturer: IDEA international (Japan)

Designed by: Ippei Matsumoto (Industrial Facility)

Model: Jetlag

Color: Black, green

Year: 2009


Hard-wired year: 2010

Serial number: HWD-corp-079

Collection: Corporation

Dimensions: 35x50x13 cm

Cable: 54 cm

Power: 3v button cell x1


Set up minutes up (time): Joystick forward

Set up minutes down (time): Joystick backward

Set up minutes up (alarm): Joystick left

Set up minutes down (alarm): Joystick right

Start set up: Hold 3 seconds any set up action

Light: Any button


The Powerplay Cruiser was a joystick released in 1986, during the time that the Commodore 64 and Commodore Amiga were both popular home computers. It was compatible with many 8-bit and 16-bit machines, and boasted many features that were considered high end at the time: Fully microswitch-based operation , 8-directional control, ambidextrous design, adjustable torque control (a 3-position rotating collar at the base of the shaft, giving manual resistance), rugged plastic body & sturdy, long-lasting design.

HWD corporation 079 © Roger Ibars 2010