BEATRICE, Neb.,— Exmark launched the following technology of its patented RED know-how.
Subsequent-generation RED Know-how provides customers an elevated means to regulate mower energy and effectivity with outlined efficiency modes. A brand new console-mounted LCD monitor display screen offers an easy-to-use interface that gives enhanced monitoring of important mower capabilities and reporting of working and property statistics, upkeep reminders and troubleshooting info.
Exmark product supervisor, Jamie Briggs, stated next-generation RED Know-how leverages the newest applied sciences to ship elevated machine effectivity, ease of use, and long-term sturdiness.
“RED Know-how works with the Digital Gasoline Injection and E-Governor applied sciences to extend engine responsiveness and scale back governor droop, so it may well extra shortly adapt to altering mowing circumstances,” Briggs stated. “This means to ship the correct quantity of energy on the proper time retains engine RPM extra constant on a RED-equipped machine.”
Lazer Z mowers outfitted with RED Know-how can function at a low RPM degree whereas sustaining efficiency and minimize high quality. Advantages embody a discount in gasoline consumption in comparison with equal carbureted machines, together with decreased noise and element put on.
For the primary time, Exmark is providing RED Know-how in each gasoline- and diesel-powered choices. 2018 Lazer Z machines function RED-equipped EFI-gasoline Kawasaki (Lazer Z S-Collection) and Kohler (Lazer Z X-Collection) engine choices, in addition to RED-equipped Yanmar diesel engines on Lazer Z Diesel fashions.
RED-equipped machines embody a clutch saver function, which momentarily reduces engine RPM when the clutch is engaged to scale back element stress and put on, and has the power to interact the chopping deck on the fly. RED Know-how additionally screens machine efficiency parameters and may place the mower in a “secure transport” mode (decreased RPM, clutch disengaged) if a vital engine or system subject is detected. This allows the operator to return the mower to the truck or store with out damaging important elements.
The brand new RED management module consists of an LCD show display screen with three multi-function push buttons, which change the three-position rocker change on first-generation RED-equipped machines. The buttons enable the person to pick out from the three outlined working (RPM) modes, or navigate via the menu screens. The operator can now choose from six customizable engine velocity set factors for the Low, Environment friendly and Max modes, with the PTO engaged or with out.
The subsequent-generation RED management module is linked to the mower mannequin and serial quantity, permitting monitoring of service and utilization knowledge. RED Know-how additionally tracks machine well being and delivers on-screen notifications when engine or transmission oil adjustments are due. When the system detects an error, the error/troubleshooting code is displayed as textual content on the display screen. Service historical past and error codes are additionally logged for reference later.
“By making certain important upkeep objects are accomplished on schedule, mower uptime, profitability and productiveness are maximized,” Briggs stated.
Extra options of Exmark’s next-generation RED Know-how embody:
•Auto-idle when operator will get out of seat.
•Throttle-down function: permits the operator to scale back engine RPM for mowing round home windows, automobiles or delicate landscaping, then return to regular working RPM
•Working statistics: together with complete gallons of gasoline used; common gallons of gasoline used per hour; and each resettable and non-resettable engine and PTO hour meters.
•Property statistics/journey meter: for as much as 5 properties, customers can log and monitor engine hours, PTO hours and gallons of gasoline used.
Go to Exmark.com to be taught extra.