When will the system be compatible with the Isobus?
ISOBUS functionality is planned for release in Q4 2023.
Does engine heat affect GPS signal?
FieldBee Steering Controller is resistant to heat interference.
Do you power the system from the tractor battery?
Yes, all main components PowerWheel, Steering Controller and Tablet are powered by the tractor battery.
How fast/what speed can you drive for it to work?
1-10 km/h with good performance ± 2,5 cm; maximum 15 km/h but accuracy can be lower ± 5 cm.
How exactly does the tablet work in the system?
Tablet with FieldBee Navigation App works like a terminal. Main functionality:
Set up the connection to the WiFi and RTK signal
Create fields, lines, tasks (operations)
Work with navigation lines: record, save, move, use the same line for other operations.
Save information about the field operation: field, machine, crop, amount of material used, covered area etc.
Do you have 3 axes tilt compensation?
Tilt compensation algorithms will use the 3-axes (pitch/roll/yaw) to correctly adjust the latitude/longitude position. This feature is planned to be released in Q2 2023 and we will have an update in April-May about more exact terms.
How do I get the best RTK signal quality?
There are 2 ways to assure RTK signal quality. First is connection to the FieldBee Base Station and the second one is NTRIP network option. Radio mode is not supported in current versions due to its low popularity and unstable signal.
Do you mount system in forwards direction?
Yes the system is required to be mounted on the hood in facing forward.
What tractor models does it support?
PowerSteer can be installed on almost all tractor models with front wheel steering 2wd and 4wd.
How loud is the steering wheel motor/autosteer?
The system doesn’t produce any sound. In fact farmers are surprised how quiet it is.
What’s improved in antenna and autosteer?
Antenna became steering controller and now has built-in tilt compensation sensor. Easy to install and set up connection to the internet and RTK signal. The autosteer system now has fewer components and is easier to install.
Where should I mount the Steering Controller, on the tractor hood or tractor roof?
We recommend mounting the Steering Controller on the hood for better accuracy.
Does PS work driving backwards?
This functionality is not available at the moment.
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High accuracy of 2.5 cm
The FieldBee PowerSteer is an ultra-modern retrofit tractor guidance system. We designed it based on the latest drone technology with four main goals in mind: