Danfoss Releases IK1-G Remote Control

The Danfoss IK1-G remote control is designed for telescopic, service and loader cranes, as well as tow trucks.

Danfoss Ik1 G Remote Control

Danfoss Power Solutions has launched the IK1-G pistol grip remote control for machines on construction sites. Designed for safe, reliable, one-handed remote operation of machine functions, the compact transmitter features high configurability. The Danfoss IK1-G remote control caters to telescopic, service and loader cranes, as well as tow trucks.

Developed in collaboration with the Biomechanics Institute of Valencia, the IK1-G remote control features low weight and enables extended use, while the natural position of the proportional trigger supports control and precision. The main functions are on the faceplate and the auxiliary functions are on the side of the device.

The stop function is Performance Level E Category 3 and is compliant with the EN13557 standard for crane controls.

Available in a single, configurable model, the IK1-G remote control enables distributors and original equipment manufacturers to customize the device with thumb joysticks, toggle switches, a 2.8-in. display and custom branding. Up to eight mechanisms can be included on the faceplate, with additional mechanisms on the side. The IK1-G offers AA alkaline or lithium-ion rechargeable battery options, the latter with a docking station for charging.

“User experience was central to the development of our IK1-G remote control,” said Lide Montero, mechanical engineer, Connect and Control Solutions, Danfoss Power Solutions. “We also collaborated with ergonomics experts to validate and optimize our design, enabling us to deliver what we believe to be the most ergonomically friendly pistol grip remote control on the market today. OEMs, distributors, and fleet managers also had a voice in the process, resulting in a one-handed remote control that checks all the boxes for customer needs.”

The IK1-G offers simple setup and troubleshooting. The transmitter is PLUS+1 compliant for integration with the machine’s programming. LED status lights simplify diagnostics, while the detachable, replaceable EEPROM enables service.

The IK1-G remote control operates on universal 2.4 gigahertz radio frequency and has a working range of up to 500 m. The device can also be paired with the receiver through the tether connector. In addition to cranes, the IKG-1 is suitable for applications such as surface mining, concrete mixers and pump trucks, vacuum excavation trucks, agricultural equipment, conveyor/spreader systems, crushers, grinders, chippers, augers and other applications where the operator is in moderate proximity to the vehicle.

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