Spray more acres per day at a lower cost of operation with the CommandDrive powertrain. You will see an improved system response to maintain consistent application and transport speeds in challenging conditions, while reducing overall fuel consumption and cab noise.
The CommandDrive powertrain comes in base on all R4060, R4045, R4038, and R4030 Sprayers. This powertrain has the following features:
When operators first enter the Command View III cab, they will notice that significant changes have been made. Key sprayer controls are more easily accessible to the operator on the redesigned CommandARM™ control panel and the multifunction handle has a more ergonomic fit and feel.
The multifunction handle has six reconfigurable buttons, a scroll to select speed range, and allows operators to better manage their headlands with the Headland Management System (HMS™) button. To finish out the upgrades, the GreenStar™ display has been upgraded to a faster, more user-friendly 4600 CommandCenter™ display, which allows operators to efficiently capture, manage, and transfer data.
Comfort continues to be enhanced by the ComfortCommand™ seat, which offers both fore-aft and lateral attenuation along with 15 degrees of right-hand seat swivel on all cab options. For first-class comfort, the premium cab offers a heated/ventilated leather seat and light-emitting diode (LED) cab lights.
The 4 Series Sprayers are JDLink™ telematics system capable, which enable features such as John Deere Wireless Data Transfer (WDT), Service ADVISOR™ Remote diagnostics, and Remote Display Access (RDA). These integrated solutions enable additional uptime and reduce cost of operation. All of the CommandView III cab features allow operators to run longer hours, increasing the ability to get more acres sprayed in a day.
Make fewer passes through the field and reduce compaction, as well as time spent spraying, with John Deere booms.
All John Deere booms are more stable due to the swing link suspension, which helps translate rough areas in the field into horizontal (side-to-side) movement of the boom rather than lateral (up and down) movement. This additional stability means increased productivity as the boom now has the ability to more accurately maintain spray height above the crop, delivering a precise spray pattern. The swing link suspension also translates into uptime as the additional stability means less crop damage, resulting in less mechanical boom damage.
The enhanced design allows the boom to unfold and fold faster, getting the operators into the field quicker, and the flat fold design delivers superior transport visibility.
4 Series Sprayers are available with the SCS and have been completely redesigned to allow quick and easy operation at the load station for all operator skill levels. The optional system allows complete automation at the load station with a 12-button keypad. The features include the following:
The system also features a micro-display, providing real-time feedback on the system operations, as well as ability to select a rinse method and the ability to monitor progress during the automated rinse function. Overall, the enhanced Solution Command System increases operational performance by increasing ease of use through automation at the load station.
Load at speeds as fast as 1500 L/min (400 gpm) with the fully integrated Load Command system available for John Deere’s largest sprayer models. This highly efficient loading time allows for more spraying time or more acres per day while complementing the machine’s three-season asset-utilization value.
How it works
Load Command allows the operator to pull the sprayer up to the tender unit, couple the Load Command tender arm to the Load Command coupler on the sprayer, and receive a full 4542-L (1200-gal.) load in as fast as 3 minutes and a full 6057-L (1600-gal.) load in 4 minutes.
|Model||Tank size||Load time|
|R4045||4542 L (1200 gal.)||3 minutes|
|R4060||6057 L (1600 gal.)||4 minutes|
Load Command dramatically reduces the fill time and the amount of operator interface time. When the system completes loading, the couplers automatically disengage from each other. This allows the operator to remain in the cab with the ability to quickly return to spraying.
By providing improved loading times, the John Deere R4045 and R4060 Sprayers with Load Command are more versatile, more productive, and will provide a better overall return on investment.
With the ability to create more spraying time, the Load Command system enables a custom applicator to achieve more value by applying products more efficiently and, in turn, generating more revenue per season.
Load Command can be ordered from the factory for R4045 and R4060 Sprayer models equipped with Auto Fill.
NOTE: Load Command and Front Fill are not compatible to be installed on the machine at the same time.
Load Command for machines with an educator
NOTE: Does not include required nurse tender parts. Compatible with R4045 and R4060.
Load Command for machines without an educator
NOTE: Does not include required nurse tender parts. Compatible with R4045 and R4060.
Load Command tender arm and mounting structure
NOTE: Includes coupler compatible with Load Command machines, configurable mounting arm, and mounting parts for nurse arm. Order in quantities needed to obtain desired number of tender arms. Compatible with R4045 and R4060.
Load Command tender arm
NOTE: Includes coupler compatible with Load Command machines and configurable mounting arm. Order in quantities needed to obtain desired number of tender arms. Compatible with R4045 and R4060.
John Deere’s intelligent nozzle control system ExactApply helps producers better manage drift and deliver a precise application. By maintaining target rate and pressure over a wider speed range, ExactApply can improve productivity up to 20 acres per hour*.
*NOTE: Assumes a 3.2-km/h (2-mph) average operating speed increase.
ExactApply is offered as a factory-installed option as well as a performance upgrade kit that can be added to existing 4 Series Sprayer models.
The ExactApply system features multiple modes of operation including pulse-width modulation (PWM) and individual nozzle control:
John Deere Connect Mobile is a solution that utilizes an Apple® iPad® tablet in the cab that provides the operator a better understanding of the sprayer’s performance. Connect Mobile documents and displays several sprayer performance attributes, helping the operator monitor and more easily detect problems that can occur while spraying. Connect Mobile also has a common user interface that makes it easy to use between different pieces of John Deere equipment. Once the job is done, the iPad with the spraying data can be utilized to perform basic crop scouting activities in the field.
Monitor key performance indicators in map layers and dashboard tiles such as:
Connect Mobile hardware is factory installed on all model year 2017 and newer R4030, R4038, R4045, and R4060 Sprayers, making it easy to get started with Connect Mobile.
Learn more about Connect Mobile in the Field and Crop Solutions section within the Precision Ag Technology product line and how it can improve the quality of a spraying job.
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Keep your machines working for you by converting them to dry nutrient applicators with the addition of a New Leader® DN456 Dry Spinner Spreader. This conversion can be completed in as little as 4 hours and involves the removal of the wet solution skid and the installation of the dry spinner spreader.
The DN456 features a carrying capacity of up 5.6 m3 (200 cu ft) or 6.6 tons of dry fertilizer (not approved for ag lime) and is capable of variable rate applications from 34 kg/ha (75 lb/acre) up to 3 ton/acre. The 1.83-m (72-in.) spinner heights allow spread width up to 32 m (105 ft) as it propels material across the pass. The New Leader G4 spinner technology provides a consistent spread pattern across the field for uniform pass to pass application.
The DN456 can be ordered with either 304 stainless-steel or 409 painted spreader material in single or dual product bin configurations with a #4 belt over chain conveyor.
New Leader is a registered trademark of Highway Equipment Company.
The SpreadStar dry rate control system is a standard feature that is integrated into the design of the self-propelled spreader chassis (not a third-party ISO control add-on) and delivers accurate and consistent on-target rate control. All dry spreading and vehicle functions are displayed on the Gen 4 4600 CommandCenter display for easy operation and setup. In addition to these functions, all precision technology can be used on the same display for complete integration and ease of operation. The engine, chassis, dry spreader system, and precision controllers provide central communication through the display for many vehicle and dry system functions that are simple and easy to use.
Engine, transmission, and hydraulic drive pump work together to optimize efficiency of the entire system, providing fuel savings and optimizing power to the ground and delivery of product to the spinners
The SprayStar spray rate control system is a standard feature that is integrated into the design of the self-propelled sprayer system (not a third-party ISO control add-on) and delivers accurate and consistent on-target rate control. All spraying and vehicle functions are displayed on the Gen 4 4600 CommandCenter display for easy operation and setup. In addition to these functions, all precision technology can be used on the same display for complete integration and ease of operation. The engine, chassis, solution system, and precision controllers provide central communication through the display for many vehicle and solution system functions that are simple and easy to use.
Engine, transmission, and hydraulic drive pump work together to optimize efficiency of the entire system, providing fuel savings and optimizing power to the ground and delivery of product through the solution system to the nozzles