The autosteer kit by Cerea was developed as a software solution for farmers who build their own autosteer system based on (recommended) consumer electronics. A turn key fully functional system is now also available.
What is the most striking detail of your system?
Based on consumer electronics and may be built by users themselves.
How is it fitted?
It is installed by the owner in 3 to 4 hours.
Can it be fitted on pre-installed or factory fitted vehicle components?
No, not applicable.
Can you take the system to another vehicle?
If you have preinstalled cables and motor in the second vehicle, yes, in 5 minutes.
What happens if satellite or correction signals lack or fail?
In case of lack of RTK signal, you can continue for one minute with RTK.
What patterns are available?
Parallel lines, parallels curves, parallel circles, contour curves.
How often and at what costs is the software updated?
Usually 4 times per year, for free.
Which licenses/unlocks are available and at what costs?
Only one license at the beginning, no extra cost. € 200.
|Company name and nationality||I&S Cerea, Spain|
|Product name||Cerea autosteer kit (electrical)|
|Suitable brands and tractor/vehicle models||Most of them (John Deere, Fendt, Claas, NH, Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, Zetor, etc)|
|Technical requirements for tractor/vehicle||Hydraulic steering, our system is an electric motor coupled to the steering wheel|
|Which global satellite systems does it support as standard?||GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BEIDOU, QZSS|
|What type of terminal(s) are available?|
|Terminal size(s) (inch)||10”|
|Type of display/screen||Touch screen (tablet)|
|Is it waterproof/water resistant?||No, consumer electronics|
|What application map and data formats does it support?||ESRI Shape files|
|Is your solution Isobus compatible?||no|
|Can you engage autosteer with a button on the tractor arm rest/joystick?||yes|
|Is it capable of doing autoturns on headlands?||yes|
|Can it control/operate sections of sprayers, seed drills, etc?||yes, 12|
|Possible minimum and maximum driving speeds with autosteer engaged||min. 0.5 km/h 20 km/h|
|Main components autosteer system||License, ECU, Antenna, Motor|
|Rough retail price||from € 200 (license) to € 4670 (full kit)|