Compact Excavators: Touch Display

Detailed machine information and an unprecedented level of device connectivity make the optional Touch Display on Bobcat® excavators the most advanced in the industry. Easily view and toggle through machine performance information on the wide, easy-to-use touchscreen, which supports seven languages. It features a 800 x 480-pixel display resolution. Plus, it’s waterproof and hardened to reduce scratching.

Features & Benefits

R2-Series Compact Excavator Display Showing Excavator Default Codes

Detailed Default Code Info

Timely maintenance information enhances serviceability and optimizes excavator uptime. Save time troubleshooting with more detailed error code explanations, including access to longer code detail pages with additional information. You’ll also see which codes are currently active, what time inactive codes occurred, and the name of the operator who was logged in when the fault code occurred. For select fault codes, you can access extended descriptions that give you information on the root cause of the issue and its impact.
Touch Screen Display Inside Bobcat Mini Excavator

Screen Durability and Glove Sensitivity

Built to withstand the elements, the Touch Display is designed to work in open cabs and extreme weather. Tempered glass on the screen is rated 9H on the Mohs hardness scale for a high level of scratch protection. The display is pressure-washer tested to ensure superior waterproofing that stands up to wet, humid environments. Use the capacitive touch screen without taking off your light-duty work gloves.
R2-Series Compact Excavator Touch Screen

Increase Phone and Device Connectivity

To make tough jobs more enjoyable, the integrated radio with Bluetooth™ allows a wide range of on-the-job entertainment and communication, including hands-free phone calls. Stream music from your phone, tablet or other device using the Bluetooth-connected radio. Import contacts from your mobile phone to make high-fidelity calls easily from inside your excavator cab.
Job Clock On Touchscreen Display Inside Bobcat Mini Excavator

Operator Job Clock

You can set a new clock for each job, giving you an easy way to track your compact excavator’s productivity and employee performance. Detailed statistics for each operator are also accessible within each job clock. You can track the total number of engine hours, idle hours, fuel used and average gallons per hour per operator.
Night Mode On Touch Display Inside R2-Series Compact Excavator

Day and Night Modes

The display’s ambient light sensor provides the best display for convenient, glare-free screen visibility at any time of day. Users can enable automatic screen brightness control that adjusts to ambient light, adjust brightness on their own, or activate day or night mode to their preference.
Touch Display Inside Mini Excavator Cab Showing Operator Codes

20 Unique Operator Codes

Set the display to accept 20 different operator codes for jobsite security and detailed operator statistics that can help your staff work more efficiently and effectively. For added security, users are locked out for one minute after five incorrect password attempts. You can enable or disable this feature.
R2-Series Mini Excavator Cab Interior

Active Noise Cancelling During Phone Calls

Active noise cancelling on the high-fidelity in-cab microphone allows call recipients to hear operators easily and clearly.
R2-Series Compact Excavator Display Showing Excavator Attachment Controls

On-Screen Attachment Control

Use the display to monitor and position select excavator attachments. To further enhance operator productivity, the display also provides tips and information for using excavator attachments.
Touch Display In Bobcat Mini Excavator Showing Call Contacts

Quick Contacts

Each operator can keep a customizable list of contacts for easy phone communication with less job interruption. Call your customers, office or Bobcat dealer.

Integrated Radio

Program 12 AM and FM radio presets with each operator code you set, plus six weather band presets. The radio also supports an auxiliary input via a 3.5-mm jack, which is located in the cab.

USB Power Port

Keep devices charged and ready with the convenient USB power port, integrated into the Touch Display. It can also be used to play music located on a USB stick as well as music on an Apple® device using the iPod source. Also supports the MTP to play music via this source.

Timed Lock Screen

For convenient operation with minimal interruptions, the screen lock will not activate until it has been unused for a set amount of time that you determine. If you take the seat again within this time, you will be able to start the machine without entering an operator code.

Jog Shuttle

If your hands are wet or you are working with dirty gloves, the jog shuttle provides an easy backup input to keep you working seamlessly. You can reach any of your main screens’ handy shortcuts. The jog shuttle also can be used to accept and end calls.

Favorite Screens for Easy Access

Save time by navigating to different screens on the Touch Display using favorite screens. Just navigate to the desired screen and press and hold the star icon on the jog shuttle to add it to your favorites.

Feature Lockouts

Enable feature lockouts and get a customized experience for all your operators. In R2-Series excavators, owners can lock out the hands-free phone calls and radio.


WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust (including diesel engine exhaust when equipped), lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, soots, phthalates, and carbon monoxide which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

Certain specification(s) are based on engineering calculations and are not actual measurements. Specification(s) are provided for comparison purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Specification(s) for your individual equipment will vary based on normal variations in design, manufacturing, operating conditions, and other factors.