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The CropScan 3300H is a powerful Near Infrared Transmission spectrometer capable of measuring protein, oil and moisture in cereal grains and oil seeds as they are stripped in a combine harvester. The CropScan 3300H measure grains as they are sampled off the clean grain elevator. Grain drops into the Remote Sampling Head where it trapped for a few seconds while light is passed through the sample. A fiber optic cable collects the transmitted light and send it to the NIR spectrometer located inside the cabin. A Touch Screen tablet PC, which is mounted inside the cabin, controls the system and displays the protein, oil and moisture data in real time. Data is collected every 7-12 seconds which is displayed on the Touch Screen PC showing bin averages, field averages and real-time protein maps. The software sends the data to the internet where it can be monitored using a PC, Tablet or Smart phone.

The CropScan 3300H On Combine Analyser has been installed on John Deere, Case, New Holland, Claas, Massey Ferguson and Gleaner combines around the world.

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Case Studies

Case Study 001 In Paddock Blending using the cropSCan 3000H On Combine Analyser
Case Study 002 Potential Varible Rate Fertilization using Paddock Maps from the CropScan 3000H On Combine Analyser
Case Study 003 Real Time Data from the CropScan 3000H On Combine Analyser
Case Study 007 Nitrogen Removal Maps help find the Sweet Spot in the Protein Yield Balance (2).pdf
Case Study 008 Strip Trial Evaluation.pdf
Case Study 009 Urea Strip Trial Evaluations using the CropScan 3000H On Combine Analyser.pdf
Case Study 010 In field segregation of wheat generates significant profit ofr Kaniva, Vic, based farmer..pdf
Case Study 011 In Field Blending using the Model 3000H On Combine Analyser.pdf
Case Study 012 Model 3000H On Combine Analyser Leeton Ryan VRT.pdf
Case Study 013 Model 3000H On Combine Analyser Broden Holland VRT.pdf
Case Study 014 In Field Blending increase revenues for South Australian farmer.pdf
Case Study 015 Finding the Sweet Spot between Protein and Yield for a Victorian wheat farmer.pdf
Case Study 10 In field segregation of wheat generates significant profit.pdf
Case Study 16. Real-time Field Maps for 5 components in Corn using the CropScan 3000H On Combine Analyser..pdf
Case Study 16. Real-time Field Maps for 5 components in Corn using the CropScan 3000H On Combine Analyser..pdf
Case Study 18. Protein Yield Balance..pdf
Case Study 19 Urea Equalisation using the previous year's Protein maps..pdf
Case Study 20 Evaluation of Economics of In Field Blending for a WA Farmer.pdf
Case Study 20 Evaluation of Economics of In Field Blending for a WA Farmer.pdf
Case Study 21 Variable Rate and the Holy Grail..pdf

Application Notes


After a few years trialing the 3000H we have now got a reliable and accurate system that is easy to install and run. The software has come a long way and is now intuitive and very user friendly. The applications are numerous depending on your focus. I have also found that once calibrated it is within .1-.2 of the silo reading.
Ashley Wakefield
G'Dat Matt, Sorry for the late reply of your e mail, been busy killing these blasted summer weeds. Firstly I would like to say that the 3000h has been a huge benefit to our business. We know that we cannot produce huge yields so the quality of our product has to be sorted. As you know we have standing silos with one auger and to segregate the product in the paddock before it reaches the silos helps us no end. The mechanics of the machine are very simple with gravity doing most of the work. Being fitted on the clean grain elevator the machine opens a trap door on the delivery side ( up side ) then after the sample has been taken a trap door opens and lets it go on the down side. The installation process for me was quite easy, with Matt doing all the work. The process of the machine going into the header was very clean and neat and the appearance of the machine looks like it is meant to be on the header. We send our grain to a flour mill 350 kms from our farm and the accuracy of the 3000h is within 0.2 percent protein of their machine. Their machine has the final say so it is good to know that when we send a truck down it does not get rejected. The software support that comes with the 3000h is second to none, with any problems experienced being quickly fixed. The graphics on the screen are simple and coherent to be watching while harvesting. Also if any problems occur with the machine itself Matt is happy to be of assistance.
Luke Follett
The CropScan 3000H was really useful for the 2013 harvest. It allowed us to segregate F1 barley and malt barley. The real time paddock map allowed us to see what areas of the paddock were going malt barley. We found the system to be a useful tool that was easy to use and aligned well against the receival silo.
Adam Inchbold
I'm particularly impressed with the way the sample device worked faultlessly for the entire time requiring no maintenance at all after almost 5 weeks of continuous operation and also pleased with the ease of dealing with any software issues online remotely mostly without me stopping harvesting". You mentioned I think that you were planning on a Utube video to promote the product, I have had a little video made of the machine working done from a drone. You may like to use a couple of seconds of it at the opening or closing of whatever you put together? Just a different view to what is normally seen of a harvester that's all. The 2013 harvester will be going to town early next week and they will be able to do the swap any time after that.
Graham Popperwell

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