2D iDig excavator guide

For all field applications, obtain the depth, slope or distance to the nearest centimetre without leaving your cabin.
Drains, Foundations, Trenches, Slopes, Embankments, Parking & Swimming Pool , the iDig excavator guide will be the ideal partner to guide your excavators.
A guidance system that is easy to install, wireless, mobile from one machine to another , always at the cutting edge of the latest technologies. And at an affordable price!

iDig: a solution for every application

Get the depth, slope or distance to the nearest centimetre without leaving your cabin.

For all the field applications that you will be faced with with your excavator, the iDig excavator guide will be your ideal partner:

Drains, Foundations, Trenches, Slopes, Embankments, Parking & Swimming Pool . Dig to the nearest centimetre, with the right percentage of slope and save time on your sites.

Benefits At A Glance

  • No need for manual control with a sight.
  • No need to stop and get off the machine, control everything from your cabin. All information is shown in real time to the driver in the cab.
  • Reduce over-deepening and double work thanks to better adjustment precision.
  • The radio connection eliminates the need for cables that can be easily pulled out.
  • Charging by solar panels eliminates the constraints of regular recharging.
  • Suitable for site conditions
  • Simplified use, to meet the needs of construction contractors.
  • Quick and easy installation – Installation and calibration of the iDig can be done by anyone in less than 1 hour thanks to the intuitive software and the patented system.
  • Allows you to dig slope without a grade laser. iDig calculates the slopes to reproduce the profiles identically.
  • At each start, the iDig automatically recognizes the machine and the bucket by simply rotating the bucket.
  • Better accuracy reduces over-cutting, and rework
  • Saves fuel.
  • It pays for itself in 3 months or less!

iDig Touch package – everything fits in one case!

iDig Package

  1. Carrying case
  2. Transportation bag
  3. LED Display – 4 Sensors – 4 Sensors plates – Adhesive – Cleaning
  4. Control box – Cradle for control box
  5. 2 Quick-Connect Cradles for the LED and Control Box with 12/24V Accessory Plug
  6. Laser Pointer – Suction Mounts – One 5/8” Tripod Adaptor – 2 Extension Tubes – 1 Target
  7. Laser XB 525

Why Choose iDig?

1. Technology

iDig is the brand new control “tool” providing at low price same functions as expensive sophisticated systems. Thanks to radio transmission between components, solar cells powered sensors, “fast-fit” fixing plates, installation can be made by the user itself.

2. Easy set up

iDig is provided with display icons guided procedures (patented) to get self automatic calibration performed by the user himself.
Powerful softwares enables an immediate learning and permanent storing of the machine data.
Once set, operation on the jobsite can start.

3. Multiple buckets and machines

Different Jobs Mean Different Machines and Different Buckets. Go From Excavator to Backhoe to Mini. Once Set, iDig Recognizes the Machine and Bucket.

  • Get One For All the Machines in Your Fleet, or Buy One to Use on Your Various Rental Machines
  • iDig Recognizes Multiple Buckets, Including Tilt Buckets (iDig Touch).
  • Optional Accessories: Chassis Sensor for Non Center Pivot Machines, 2nd Boom Sensor, and 2D sensor

Simple removal and attachment allows easy transfer of the sensors to another machine. A kit with a second set of mounting plates can be purchased for an additional machine. If using several machines, the system stores each setup.
Can also be used with various buckets.

4. Ease of use

No need of stops. No need of of grade checks. No need of expensive service personel.
All necessary information is provided to the operator directly into the cab.
Move the boom, the stick and the bucket: in any position you will get an accurate reading of bucket teeth Grade.
Get the accuracy you need, in half the time.

5. Costs cut

One-man system reduces labor, saves time and money.
Typical grade checkers or machine-mounted receivers slow you down.

6. No battery costs with solar charging.

No AC charging is needed.The iDig sensors are very energy-efficient and use a new generation of solar cells.

7. No welding, no measuring tools, no cables required.

Sensors are wireless and use radio communication. No cables to get damaged, eliminate expensive service calls.

8. Sensor mounting plates hold sensors securely

Sensor mounting plates hold sensors securely. The mounting plates get glued or screwed to the machine elements. The sensors get clipped onto the plate and may be easily removed over night with a special removal key.

iDig Options