Kinze 4905 True Speed

Art of Planting - Kinze 4905 True Speed

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Kinze 4905 True Speed (provided by Kinze)

Kinze Manufacturing's 4905 True Speed front-fold planter provides row-crop farmers with accurate planting at slow and fast speeds, from 3 to 12 mph. The 4905 True Speed is available with multiple row configurations: 24-row 30-inch, 16-row 30-inch and 12-row 30-inch, with options to meet diverse field-planting needs.

This high-speed planter is built to plant uniform crop stands every time, maximizing yields and saving growers fuel and time. The 4905 utilizes an advanced seed meter that enables high-speed planting without compromising accuracy. It provides precise seed spacing at various speeds with multiple seed shapes and sizes.

Other features include:

-- Blue Drive electric drive and Blue Vantage display with shared coverage data and up to four planter-mounted cameras

-- consistent seed depth control with the durable True Depth hydraulic downforce system to provide optimum emergence and root development

-- accurate planting at slow and fast speeds up to 12 mph, possible with the True Speed high-speed meter

-- optimum residue control achieved with Yetter 2940 Air Adjust Series row cleaners

-- lower tractor hydraulic requirements (only two selective control valves required with PTO variable displacement pump)

-- reduced pinch row compaction with up to 120-bushel bulk fill seed capacity featuring a hydraulic weight-transfer system

-- carries up to 750 gallons of fertilizer

-- 42 degrees of wing flex in the three-section front-fold frame

-- reduced soil compaction with Firestone low ground pressure high flexion tires, available on 24-row models.



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