RaCon® Radio Controllers

The RaCon® handheld radio controllers feature an ergonomic design, giving operators one-hand usability through the integration of a joystick element.

Crane Operation Made Easy and Safe

The RaCon® remote control is designed to be used in conjunction with the Spacemaster® SX wire rope hoists and the QX® or QL crane packages. The ergonomic design allows operators a more comfortable grip to better control the load. With their full concentration on the load, crane operators can control the crane from the safest location with no restriction of a fixed-length pushbutton controller cable.

About the RaCon Radio Controller

The RaCon radio controller features a joystick for easy 2-axis control of the trolley and bridge motions. The hoisting buttons feature two-step momentary pushbuttons to safely control the hoisting speeds. The multi-function key switch allows for additional control or feature options, as designed for the equipment.

Standard Features

  • Two-step momentary buttons for hoisting motion
  • Joystick controls for trolley and bridge motions
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Robust plastic housing with protection class IP65 rating
  • Lightweight body and comfortable carrying hand strap
  • LED indication of battery or operating status
  • Operating time 16 hours at 50% effective duty
  • Rechargeable Li-ion batteries
  • Indoor or outdoor operation
  • Internal antenna protected inside the receiver and in the transmitter


General Technical Specifications
Transmitter protection NEMA Type 4 (IP65)
Receiver protection NEMA Type 4 (IP65)
Approvals CSA, C/US
Operating Frequency 48, 115 and 230 VAC 50/60Hz
Operating Temperature -4°F to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)


RaCon Radio Crane Controller RaCon Radio Crane Controller RaCon Crane Controller
RaCon 510QU and 512QU radio with 2-step momentary buttons RaCon 516M3 radio with 2-step momentary buttons and display for HoistMonitor® Condition Monitoring RaCon 510MI and
516MI radio with
2-step momentary buttons



Crane Controller Transmitter Alarm


Racon transmitter models ending with MI, EC and SP have a vibration alarm as standard. When the battery is running low, the alarm goes off and the transimitter starts vibrating. Vibration alarms are optional in some models. 


RaCon 512SP, 516SP, 524SP, and 736SP RaCon 736SA RaCon 516S2 and 524S2 RaCon 512EC and 516EC
RaCon 512SP, 516SP, 524SP, and 736SP radios with two advanced joystick controllers. RaCon 736SA radio with two analog joystick controlelrs RaCon 516S2 and 524S2 radio with two advanced joysticks and display for HoistMonitor condition monitoring RaCon 512EC and 516EC radio with two mini-joystick controllers



Interested in RaCon remote controls for your Spacemaster SX, QX or QL crane package? Contact us online or see recommendations for your specific application with our Crane Designer tool.