Lamma 2015: Self-propelled R4040i joins Deere sprayer stable

The 4,000-litre R4040i self-propelled newcomer to the sprayer range from John Deere (Stand G54) packs a number of electronic spraying aids and communications technology.

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It comes AutoTrac-ready for optional guidance and with JDLink Ultimate telematics (free for a year) giving access to a number of additional FarmSight precision farming solutions including Remote Display Access, Wireless Data Transfer and Service Advisor Remote.

The sprayer’s new variable geometry BoomTrac Pro option aims to increase application accuracy and efficiency by automatically adjusting the height of the individual boom wings independently to match the terrain.

Power is 235hp boosting to 255hp from a 6.8-litre engine with latest emissions compliance.