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Display on Bobcat loader with Deluxe Instrument Panel.

The optional M-Series Deluxe Instrumentation Panel brings upgraded communication, monitoring, productivity and control to your Bobcat® skid-steer loader or compact track loader (CTL). More importantly, the panel boosts your productivity and peace of mind all year long.

The features described below are available only in M-Series skid-steer and compact track loaders and only with the deluxe instrumentation panel upgrade.

Deluxe Instrumentation

The Deluxe Instrument Panel offers you even more functionality. The 5 in., full-color LCD screen enables monitoring of and interaction with your machine. The system can even provide information about machine performance in English, Spanish and five other languages.

Password-Protected Keyless Start Eliminate downtime due to lost keys. Remove the risk of spare keys in the pockets of current or former employees. Reduce the chance of theft or unauthorized use. You might even reduce your insurance premiums.

Attachment Operation Deluxe Instrumentation features a viewable job clock for certain attachments and the ability to make adjustments to laser-guided attachments without stepping out of the cab. You can even monitor certain attachment functions on screen.

Diagnostics The easy-to-read, backlit display panel monitors 14 major loader functions and provides troubleshooting suggestions to help solve a potential problem, which helps maximize your uptime.

Other Deluxe Instrument Features Digital time clock, user job clock, statistics for overall job and individual operators, resettable hour meter, attachment controls help menu, and multiple password settings give you added convenience and more control over your machine.

BobCarePMSM Maintenance Screen Reminds you when scheduled maintenance is due to ensure you maximize your performance.

Activity Monitor Check machine usage by operator with the job clock feature.

Functional Lockouts Protect your investment from misuse or accidental use by locking out certain functions such as high-flow hydraulics and two-speed.

Theft Protection

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, $3 million in compact equipment is lost each day to thieves. Compact loaders are one of the most stolen pieces of compact equipment in the world. Reduce the risk of loss due to theft or unauthorized use with the optional password-protected Bobcat Deluxe Instrument Panel and up to eight custom keyless start codes. It may even qualify your business for reduced insurance premiums.

Bobcat loader with keyless start.

Optional Keyless Panel

If you’re not ready for the robust functionality of Deluxe Instrumentation, but you’d like the convenience of keyless start with the added security of an owner-defined numeric code, choose the optional security panel upgrade.

Left Panel Display

The standard “left panel” display features an hour meter, engine rpm, battery voltage, maintenance clock and service codes. It also displays several Selectable Joystick Control functions such as the drive response menu, speed management settings and steering drift compensation menu.

Service code history on Bobcat loader with Deluxe Instrument Panel.