When we tested the Amazone UX trailed sprayer back in 2006 there was very little to complain about. But the implement maker has not been resting on its laurels, launching the UX4201, it has added even more features and technology. The outcome is a top-notch sprayer, but with a top-shelf price
The UX trailed sprayers were first introduced in 2005 with only minor tweaks until the next generation 01 hit the market in 2017. The big changes happened around the operator zone and the control system for the boom which instead of the traditional damping systems bristles with sensors and hydraulic features. Enough changes to warrant a closer look and one of our in-depth practical tests.
The supplied test machine was a rather well kitted out UX4201 Super with a 4,200-litre rated tank and a 27m boom. The spec sheet included the Super L2 boom with ContourControl, SwingStop, 25cm nozzle spacing, an ISObus Comfort Pack, AmaTron4 Terminal with AmaPilot+ multi-function joystick, GPS-Switch, GPS-Track….
Another noteworthy feature is the loadsensing control which is available with an extended accumulator charging function which has a second nitrogen damper to suit tractors with low oil flow. But we are getting ahead of ourselves. Let’s start at the front of the UX…