9800Self Propelled Forage Harvester


  • 640 kW / 870 hp Engine
  • ProStream Cropflow
  • New Kernel Processors
  • plus series rotary header and premium pick-up


When you’re ready to take things to the next level, the 9000 Series is your SPFH. Think top of the line crop analysis and documentation capabilities, peerless forage quality with an exceptionally robust kernel processor – all powered by a true goliath of an engine. Go ahead and take your business further.


The engine is the heart of a machine – that is especially true for the new 9000 Series and that’s where much of its productivity impact comes from. But it’s more than just the engine.


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John Deere


Self Propelled Forage Harvester

Key Specs

Maximum power at 1800 rpm640 kW
870 PS / 858 hp
Exhaust emission regulation compliancy: Final Tier 4 / Stage V
24.2 L
1476.8 cu in.
D9512 A7 04
V 12
Fuel systemCommon rail plus four valves
Fuel tank capacity1,500 L
396.3 U.S. gal.
DEF tank capacity ( for FT4 or EU Stage V emission level)103 L
23.8 U.S. gal.

Engine power

Maximum power at 1800 rpm640 kW
870 PS / 858 hp
Fuel tank capacity1500 L
396.3 U.S. gal.
DEF tank capacity ( for FT4 or EU Stage V emission level)103 L
23.8 U.S. gal.


ModelD9512 A7 04
Displacement24.2 L
1476.8 cu in.
CylindersV 12
Fuel systemCommon rail plus four valves
Cooling fan driveDirect


Ground driveProdrive™, autoshift transmission, differential lock (automatic and manual), automatic wet brake system
Engine rpm on road: 1200-1800 rpm
HydraulicsLoad sensing
Crop harvesting unitHarvest channel wide
Crop flow componentsLow-friction crop-flow concept
Main clutchDry clutch
Number of discsTwo discs
Main drivebandReinforced with Kevlar inserts
Belt tensioningActive, hydraulic pressure
Main driveband, polybelt beltsNine ribs
TypeExtra heavy-duty gearbox (i=4.31)
Pump/motor displacement: 110cc/90cc

Electrical system/Electrical and hydraulic system

Type/voltage12 / 24 V
Batteries/battery quantity/capacity3 x 174 amp-hr
Alternator13 V - 200 amp
24 V - 140 amp
Hydraulic system capacity50 L
13.2 U.S. gal.

Ground drive

Differential lockManual and automatic
Maximum transport speedProDrive transmission: 20 / 25 / 30 / 40 km/h
12.4 / 15.5 / 18.6 / 24.9 mph
Rear axle typeHydro-mechanical 4WD
Automatic wet brake systemStandard
Engine rpm - ManagementStandard


Tilt and extend steering columnStandard
Air conditioning and heaterStandard - ClimaTrak
Cool boxOptional
Trainee seatStandard
Hectare counterStandard
Operator information systemCornerpost display
CAN-BUS electronicsStandard
Operator's seatAir-suspension seat optional
Side window wiperRear and side window wiper optional
Parallel-type windscreen wiper
Electric adjust and heatedOptional on rear view mirrors
Rear view mirrorsStandard

Machine management solutions

Yield monitoringHarvest Monitor™ optional
DocumentationHarvest Doc™ optional
Crop analysisHarvestLab™ optional
Length-of-cut control based on crop parameterInfinitely variable length-of-cut (IVLOC™) standard
AutoLOC optional - use with HarvestLab
Satellite (GPS) assisted steeringAutoTrac™ optional

Crop-harvesting units

Header height controlAdvanced header control (AHC) optional
Grass pick-ups (transport width)3.0, 4.0, 4.5 m
9.8, 13.1, 14.8 ft
Range40 knives: 7-25 mm (0.275-1.0 in.) LOC / 1 mm (0.04 in.) steps / 1170 rpm
48 knives: 6-21 mm (0.24-0.83 in.) LOC / 1 mm (0.04 in.) steps/ 1170 rpm
56 knives: 4-18 mm (0.16 - 0.71 in.) LOC / 1 mm (0.04 in.) steps / 1170 rpm
56 knives: 4-16 mm (0.16 - 0.63 in.) LOC / 1 mm (0.04 in.) steps / 1350 rpm
64 knives: 3-14 mm (0.12 - 0.55 in.) LOC / 1 mm (0.04 in.) steps / 1350 rpm
64 knives: 3-16 mm (0.12 - 0.63 in.) LOC / 1 mm (0.04 in.) steps / 1170 rpm

Feeding system/Feedrolls

Feed roll frame openingSwing away, 37-45 degree (angle)
Metal detectorStandard
Stone detector is optional
Width, front830 mm
32.7 in.
Standard feed roll driveHydro feedroll drive IVLOC standard
Infinitely variable header drive speed standard


TypeDura-Drum™ cutterhead
Knife drum width850 mm
33.5 in.
Knife drum diameter670 mm
26.4 in.
Speed at rated engine speedStandard - 1170 rpm
Optional - 1350 rpm
Knife types available (crop)Straight - grass
Curved - corn
Number of knives40 - 48 - 56 - 64

Knife sharpening system

Reverse rotationYes
Automatic from cabYes, remote from cab
Reverse driveStandard

Kernel processor

TypeJohn Deere Premium KP, John Deere XStream KP
Quick-changeQuick kernel processor - swing in/swing out
Quick KP removalOptional crane with remote-controlled electric hoist

John Deere Premium KP

Roll diameter240 mm
9.45 in.
Maize, roll teeth number (speed differential)118 (32 or 40 percent)
Wholecrop, roll teeth number (speed differential)178 (32 or 40 percent)
Sorghum, roll teeth number (speed differential)238 (32 percent)
Weight163.3 kg
360 lb

John Deere XStream KP

Roll diameter250 mm
9.8 in.
Maize, roll teeth number (speed differential)110/145 (50 percent)
Wholecrop, roll teeth number (speed differential)145/165 (50 percent)
Sorghum, roll teeth number (speed differential)238 (32 percent)

Blower/Crop accelerator

Rotor diameter/housing width560 / 620 mm
22.86 / 24.41 in.
Number of blades10
Speed (option)1890 rpm


Rotation, degrees210 degree (angle)
Hydraulic height positionHydraulic raise and lower standard
Automatic spout positioning optional
Double-cap deflectionStandard
Reach from center line (Optional)6 or 8 row: 4.73 m
15.5 ft
10 row: 5.87 m
19.3 ft
12 row: 6.71 m
22 ft


Rotary radiator screen cleanerStandard
Automatic lubrication systemAutoLube optional
Engine oil and filter change duration1000 hours


With front tyres710/70R42
With rear tyres620/60R30
Transport length (without header)6.6 m
21.7 ft
Transport width (without header)3.1-3.7 m
10.2-12.1 ft
Transport height (to cab roof)3.89 m
12.75 ft
Working height (maximum)Height to spout: 6.60 m
21.65 ft
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