New electric steering solution Leica SteerDirect ES for farmers now available
Leica Geosystems today released Leica SteerDirect ES, the latest retro-fit electric steering system. Customers can install the assisted steering solution effortlessly into all major brands and models. SteerDirect ES reduces input costs and operator fatigue.
PR Log - Apr 07, 2013 - The electro-mechanical drive unit is quiet and latches on and off for easy transfer between vehicles. Adding Leica SteerDirect ES doesn’t involve integration into the hydraulic system or dismounting the steering wheel. Compatible with the Leica mojo3D guidance system and the Leica mojoXact the Leica SteerDirect ES offers a universal installation kit (Install Kit 805044) and several vehicle specific installation kits including:
• Case IH MX & STX, New Holland TJ & T9000 (Install Kit 805047) • Case IH Maxxum, MXU & Puma, New Holland TS, T6000 & T7000 (Install Kit 805046) • John Deere 6000 & 7000 (Install Kit 805048) • John Deere 6000 Premium & 7000 Premium (Install Kit 806829) • John Deere 47X0, 4830, 7000, 8000, 8000T, 8R (2010), 9000 & 9000T (Install Kit 805045)
Additional vehicle specific installation kits will be available in the near future.
“With the Leica SteerDirect ES we provide another brand independent solution which gives farmers great flexibility. Regardless the color of a tractor, sprayer or harvester, customers now can easily add auto-steering in next to no time to achieve great results”, said Joe Arico, Manager Product Management and Global Support at Leica Geosystems Agriculture.
More information about Leica Geosystems Agriculture products is available from all authorized Leica Geosystems distribution partners and at www.AgGuidance.com.
About Leica Geosystems’ Ag Guidance Solutions Whether looking to reduce input costs and increase productivity through more efficient application, or save on time and operator fatigue by lowering the number of passes in the field, Leica Geosystems provides farmers with a suite of simple, reliable and affordable agricultural guidance and precision farming tools.
Leica Geosystems’ Ag Guidance solutions combine state-of-the-art positioning technology with robust, compact hardware built to withstand the toughest field conditions. Compatible with a wide range of vehicles and third party equipment and modular in software design, Leica Geosystems’ products are flexible and scalable to suit individual requirements.
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Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3’500 employees in 28 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.