In addition to helping you evaluate performance and costs, Bobcat® instrumentation systems can identify opportunities to improve machine and operator efficiencies while protecting your investment.
The instrumentation system is designed for enhanced functionality and improved ergonomics. The forward-mount instrument panel allows for improved joystick switch ergonomics and improved operator comfort, making it easy to quickly glance at the LCD screen. The panel location aligns with existing cab components and work group structures to maintain visibility to your attachment. The functions, aesthetics and visibility are similar to Bobcat loaders. Keyless start is also available for excavators with the standard model panel.
Forward-mounted instrumentation features include:
The optional deluxe instrumentation panel offers multiple capabilities from analyzing user statistics to integrated attachment controls, vitals and diagnostics. The 5-inch, full-color LCD screen enables monitoring and interaction of multiple functions and visibility to several features:
The instrumentation panel provides flexible options that can increase equipment security. Owners and operators now have three choices for keying the machine:
Your Bobcat dealer can also cost-effectively upgrade keyed machines to a keyless start system. Tailor the access method to your operation and support your company’s goals for theft protection.
There’s a huge difference between published specs and real-world testing. Bobcat Advantage® puts the industry’s top compact equipment brands in tough challenges to show you the differences. Objective tests and competitive comparisons measure up Bobcat®, Caterpillar®, John Deere®, and Kubota® machines.
Quick access to vital machine information during operation is critical. Bobcat® compact (mini) excavators with the optional Deluxe Instrumentation panel put key functions at your fingertips.It’s also the industry’s only keyless start system, which includes up to eight programmable operator passwords.Caterpillar®, John Deere®, and Kubota® have some helpful features on their display systems, but only Bobcat provides the industry’s smartest instrumentation. Watch the test to see for yourself.