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Topcon new ‘entry level’ X23 console

A new ‘entry level’ touch screen terminal from Topcon provides visual steering guidance and isobus implement control as standard. It enables users to unlock optional add-on functions as and when they want them.

The new console is being introduced in markets within Europe and the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Like other terminals in Topcon’s X series, the new X23 runs the company’s Horizon icon-based operating system, which allows users to create individual display layouts and screens.

8.4in touch display

The 8.4in touch display is said to be bright enough to be viewed in direct sunlight and Topcon claims the X23 is easily set-up for all makes of tractors, sprayers and combine harvesters. It can be used as a standalone precision farming instrument or as a second display for applications where 2 consoles are needed in the cab.

The X23 has an 8.4in touch display that is bright enough to be viewed in direct sunlight, according to Topcon.
The X23 has an 8.4in touch display that is bright enough to be viewed in direct sunlight, according to Topcon.

Isobus data communications between tractors and implements can be exploited using the X23, which also means it can readily be transferred between Isobus-equipped vehicles and equipment. This feature, together with lightbar visual guidance, comes as standard. Users can also pay an access fee to unlock hands-free auto steering guidance and applicator control with ‘as-applied’ graphics and data records.

Topcon X23 console’s icon-based Horizon operating system is said to be designed for easy navigation. - Photo: Topcon
Topcon X23 console’s icon-based Horizon operating system is said to be designed for easy navigation. - Photo: Topcon

Auto section control with up to 10 segments for sprayers and spreaders is also available, along with variable rate application of seed, sprays and fertilisers using prescription maps.

List prices start at £1,725 in the UK.

Product summary

Company: Topcon
Name:
X23
Type:
Touch-screen terminal
Key feature: Entry-level model providing isobus implement control functions and visual steering guidance; additional steering and application control functions available via unlock keys
More info: www.topconpositioning.com/agriculture

Peter Hill

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