RoHand II

the 4-wheeled picking assistant

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RoHand II Quick Specs:

  • Battery powered, solar charged
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Front wheel, variable speed driven
  • Holds up to 7 flats
  • Clearance 30"
  • Hands-free, foot-control driven

What if you could increase your profits with less labor? If you could increase your productivity and save your aching back all with one innovative machine? Consider the Rohand II. No doubt you’ve thought about it that spending hours bent over planting or picking is killing your time, your back and even affecting your profits. It doesn’t have to be that way!

The RoHand II is designed with the produce farmer in mind. It is lightweight but rugged. It is solar energized but is powered with a lithium battery so it can run rain or shine. It is open and airy but has drop sides to keep out the rain when the weather is dreary. It is compact, but has all the storage room you need for hours of row life. You’ll soon see why we call it RoHand… because it will soon be your Row Hand!

Adjustable platform

The genius of the RoHand II is that the operator lies face down, in a prone position. This provides great visibility and access to the workspace and eliminates the sore backs that are normally associated with vegetable farming. The cushion platform can be adjusted to your preferred position and can safely support up to 300lbs.

The RoHand II is powered by dual 24 V, DC gear motors. This direct drive power is delivered to both front tires. The aggressive, bar type tread will power through almost any field condition. A disengage lever on the motor allows the RoHand II to be taken out of gear to be pushed or towed in the event of mechanical failure.

Travel speed and steering are controlled via foot switches leaving both of the operator's hands free for harvesting, weeding, planting, pruning, etc. The high-quality full throttle and control system, give the operator precision control over the speed of the machine.

Foot control driving and steering

Direct drive motor

Large rear wheel

The travel speed of the RoHand II can be varied from a scarcely moving crawl to a brisk clip. This allows the machine to be driven from one location to another in a short time. The unique design of the operator platform and headrest provide great visibility and maneuverability. The platform can quickly and easily be adjusted for different height crops and different size operators. The padded headrest wraps around the operator’s head to comfortably support the operator’s head and neck. Large diameter rear tires roll easily through mud or heavy organic matter, reducing the wattage load on the drive system.

Adjustable width frame and height for clearance

Power steering

A power steering actuator allows the operator to control steering of the RoHand II by foot petals. This keeps both hands free at all times and make staying centered on the row a breeze. A sharp turning radius makes turning around at the end of the row quick and easy. The picking tray is located directly in front of the operator, within easy reach of both hands. The tray can be adjusted to keep it close to the crop that is being harvested minimizing the amount of time it takes to place a picked item in the tray.

A wide open frame design gives plenty of clearance for a wide variety of crops and applications. The wheel spacing can be adjusted to several widths to accommodate different row spacing.

Solar panel charging

A roof mounted solar panel provides the charging power for the lithium–ion battery system. The solar panel is constantly charging the battery during daylight hours so the RoHand II is always ready to work.

In the event that the solar charger doesn't keep pace with the utilization of power, the lithium battery pack can be removed and recharged with a 115 V wall charger. The lithium-ion battery pack weighs much less and will provide many more charge/discharge cycles than a lead acid type battery system. Trays at the rear of the RoHand II provide room for the operator to store additional flats of product while protecting them from the rain or sun.

Battery and control box

Most of the adjustments to the RoHand II can be done quickly and easily without the need for wrenches or tools. This makes changing operators or application an efficient process.

The simple investment of a RoHand II will turn what was a backbreaking part of your routine into a pleasurable experience.

Roll down sun and weather shade

Rear storage racks for produce or plant trays

RoHand Standard Features:

  • Top rolls down for protection from rain or sunshine.
  • Solar and electric motor driven. Environmentally friendly
  • Compact lithium-ion battery for years of reliable power
  • Plant, maintain and harvest produce with minimal strain and stress
  • Robust movement control for soft start/stop and overheating protection.
  • Hands-free operation, all movements and steering controlled by foot pedals.
  • 4-wheeled design provides stability and easy operator access
  • Fully adjustable operator platform and head support for operator’s all-day comfort and convenience.
  • Fully adjustable row width and height for a variety of vegetables or berry picking in the row type planting arrangement.
  • 1 year guarantee against manufacturer’s defects.

Extra features available:

  • LED lights for after-dark work
  • Fan for quiet air movement on those hot days

Photos of the RoHand

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