John Deere Adds To SmartGrade Excavator Line Up With 470G Model

posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 in Blogs

The 470G LC Excavator is the latest model to join the John Deere excavator lineup that includes a full range of grade management solutions. 

Newly enhanced with the factory-installed 3D SmartGrade system, the SmartGrade 470G LC provides increased productivity and accuracy. The 3D grade control helps to complete a job with precision-excavation. Real-time displays of distance-to-grade reduces time to final grade, helping to complete jobs quickly and accurately the first time. Factory installed and calibrated from the dealer, the 3D grade control system arrives at your jobsite ready to work. 

Designed with operator comfort in mind, the 470G LC’s cab has a refined monitor utilizing a turn-and-tap rotary control that puts an abundance of performance and convenience features at the operator’s fingertips. Additional options such a premium high-back, thermal heat and actively cooled three-way adjustable leather seat; a single-pedal hydraulic propel system; a standard multi-language LCD monitor and rotary dial to provide intuitive access to a wealth of information and functions, as well as LED lights at cab front and rear ensuring the job gets done even after the sun goes down.

In addition to SmartGrade technology, the 470G LC model also features various precision technologies including Virtual Front, Over-dig Protect, Virtual Ceiling, Virtual Floor, Virtual Swing and Virtual Wall. 

John Deere SmartGrade excavators offer four grade management options for contractors: SmartGrade, SmartGrade-Ready with 2D, 3D Grade Guidance and 2D Grade Guidance. Upgrade kits can be installed to allow the equipment to be upgraded at anytime. This gives the operator flexibility to choose the right grade management solution.

With a redesigned 470G LC Excavator in your equipment fleet, you can work harder without a lot of extra effort.

For more information on the 470G LC Excavator give us a call at 405-945-8556.