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Cat Command for Excavating

Cat Command for Excavating

Cat Command for Excavating is a remote control option that contributes to jobsite safety by allowing operators to run an excavator remotely in hazardous applications.

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Work at a Safe Distance

    • When used in a potentially hazardous application, remote control allows the operator to dig, lift, and track from a safe working distance.
    • Lower potential injuries from slips, trips and falls when climbing on and off machines.
    • Remove operator risk from machine rollover or sliding.
    • For added security, only one operator interface can control the excavator at a time.
    Work at a Safe Distance

Enhance Productivity

    • Restart production immediately following disruptive processes, such as blasting in quarry applications.
    • Operators can quickly and easily switch between Cat Command installed machines, and change jobsite locations, with no downtime.
    • Improve productivity and reduce operator fatigue by eliminating the effects of vibration and sound.
    • Control the machine with the same response time as sitting in the cab.
    • Allow operators who have had medical concerns to return to work and operate machines earlier.
    Enhance Productivity

Cat Command Console

    • Available for select Cat dozers, excavators, and wheel loaders.
    • Operators work safely and comfortably off the machine while remaining on-site and having direct visual contact.
    • Provides line-of-sight operation from up to 400 meters (437 yds.) away.
    • Controls are fully integrated with machine electronics to provide the same control and response as if operating from the cab.
    • Does not require any on-site communications infrastructure.
    • Uses either a 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz frequency communications protocol.
    • View comprehensive machine information including engine rpm, fuel level, hydraulic temperature, engine temperature, aftertreatment status, operation modes, pressures, and machine warnings through the LCD display.
    • The machine will shut down if the controller is tipped more than 45 degrees, indicating that the operator has fallen.

    NOTE: Command Console is unavailable in Europe, Australia, or New Zealand.
    Cat Command Console

Cat Command Station

    • Available for select Cat dozers, excavators and wheel loaders.
    • Enables the operator to work remotely in a comfortable, seated “virtual cab” with familiar controls and machine displays.
    • Can be located in a command center onsite or many miles away.
    • Reduces operator fatigue with a comfortable indoor working environment.
    • Operator inputs are sent directly to the machine electronics via a dedicated radio transmitter/receiver, resulting in real-time implement control.
    • Controls deliver the same response time as in the cab, maintaining precise control for all excavator applications.
    • High-quality video delivers a clear view of the work area.
    • Operators can easily switch between machines, or change jobsites with no downtime.
    • Enables trainers to stand beside an operator, without noise or movement.
    Cat Command Station

Get Started With Cat Command

    • Cat Command is designed exclusively for – and deeply integrated into – select Cat machines, resulting in system reliability and durability.
    • Select Cat Command models include easy-to-install Command kits.
    • Cat Command can be retro-installed on certain existing Cat machines.
    * Talk to your Cat dealer for more information about Cat Command.
    Get Started With Cat Command