Electric seeding shaft drive for reliable, variable seed metering

The Saphir 8 mechanical seed drill is distinct from the Saphir 7 in that it features an electric seeding shaft drive with electronic speed control.

Saphir 8/300-DS 125 Saphir 8/400-DS 125 Saphir 8/300-DS 150 Saphir 8/400-DS 150
Weight (kg) 927 1.136 867 1.061
Seeding coulter 24 32 20 27
Hopper capacity (l) 800 1.050 800 1.050
Row distance (mm) 125 125 150 150
Saphir 8/300 AutoLoad-DS 125 Saphir 8/400 AutoLoad-DS 125 Saphir 8/300 AutoLoad-DS 150 Saphir 8/400 AutoLoad-DS 150
Weight (kg) 900 1.070 840 995
Seeding coulter 24 32 20 27
Hopper capacity (l) 800 1.050 800 1.050
Row distance (mm) 125 125 150 150
  • Electronic seed drill operation with operation terminal LVT-50
  • Quick-change system for seed wheels
  • Two-piece seed wheels »Conti Plus« (or one-piece seed wheels »Mono Plus« for peas up to 150 kg/ha or onepiece seed wheels »Mega Plus« for peas and beans more than 150 kg/ha)
  • Tramline mechanism 2 x 2 rows
  • Mechanical switch of width sections
  • Electronic hopper level indicator
  • Electrically driven seeding shaft
  • Pulse wheel Ø 350 mm
  • Discharge wedges
  • Forward folding hopper cover
  • Intermediate plates
  • Mechanic hopper level indicator
  • Loading platform with steps
  • Digital scale with case
  • Carrier for harrow and pre-emergence marker
  • Battery mounting set 4 m
  • Electronic seed drill operation with operation terminal LVT-50
  • Quick-change system for seed wheels
  • Two-piece seed wheels »Conti Plus« (or one-piece seed wheels »Mono Plus« for peas up to 150 kg/ha or onepiece seed wheels »Mega Plus« for peas and beans more than 150 kg/ha)
  • Tramline mechanism 2 x 2 rows
  • Mechanical switch of width sections
  • Electronic hopper level indicator
  • Electrically driven seeding shaft
  • Pulse wheel Ø 350 mm
  • Discharge wedges
  • Forward folding hopper cover
  • Intermediate plates
  • Mechanic hopper level indicator
  • Loading platform with steps
  • Digital scale with case
  • Carrier for harrow and pre-emergence marker
  • Battery mounting set 4 m