Air Power 2 fan drive system
Enhanced air seeding performance would not be possible without the updates to the 15,152-L (430-bu) and 19,381-L (550-bu) 1910 and C850 air carts.
For the wider seeding width, more fan capacity has been added.
Air Power 2 provides two independently controlled fans – one for seed, one for fertilizer. Along with 76.2-mm (3-in.) primaries, more accurate delivery rates are possible across the full width of the seeding tool – from opener to opener. Air Power 2 delivers high rates, up to 40 percent more product delivery per primary compared to the single-fan system.
Dual fans are required for tow-between and tow-behind carts on the 23.2-m (76-ft) P576 and the 18.3-m (60-ft) N560F. Each fan will direct air to one set of primaries. Two selective control valves (SCVs) are required for the fans. The fan speed will be controlled through the SCV flow control.
Air Power 2 will also be compatible with:
- 17-m (56-ft) P556
- 13-m (43-ft) N543F
- 15.2- and 18.3-m (50- and 60-ft) 1890 models
An option is available for stainless-steel primaries to resist corrosion from high fertilizer rates.
C850 Air Cart
There is a slide at the meter to choose bottom or top shoot for each product. There is also a valve on the tank pressure system to choose top or bottom shoot. This same valve is used to adjust the amount of air to the tank to create the proper pressure differential.
Pressure valve handle
The arrow on the valve handle should be pointing to the top of the range for the top shoot and the bottom of the range for the bottom shoot. If the tank will not be in use, set the pressure valve to the middle setting to not pressurize the tank. The operator should use the gauge to find the correct setting. Location of pressure read-out:
- 1910 Tow-Behind left-hand side of cart on pressure gauge*
- 1910 Tow-Between front of the cart on pressure gauge*
- C850 Air Cart side display
* The electronic pressure sensor is located behind the mechanical gauge on the side of the cart.
For all Air Power 2 configured carts, an electronic pressure sensor will send a warning to the display if the tank pressure differential is out of range. If pressure is in the green operating range, the tanks are sealed and operating correctly.
Tank warnings on the GreenStar™ 3 2630 Display
NOTE: Only applies to 1910 AirPower 2 Carts as the C850 Cart is only compatible with the Gen 4 4600 CommandCenter™ or 4640 Universal Display.
Tank warning on display
The operator will receive a warning in the display if a tank’s pressure is above or below normal working range. There will be a warning sign over the tank with the out-of-range issue.
Select the icon to view the tank pressure screen.
Tank pressure screen – plus indicates too much product
The operator can press on the red warning and get a screen that looks like the picture above. The plus indicates the pressure is out of range and could be delivering too much product.
Tank pressure screen – minus indicate too little product
The minus indicates the pressure is out of range and could be delivering too little product.
*Only applies to 1910 Air Power 2 Carts as the C850 Cart is only compatible with the Gen 4 4600 CommandCenter™ or 4640 Universal Display.
NOTE: A quick reference guide will ship with every operator’s manual. Please reference that and the operator’s manual for more detailed information.