There are quite a lot of questions from our overseas partners like "What is this "Monroe" thing? Why should I use it?" or like "What is the Pump-button made for?"
So, we prepared a simple chart, which explains about each option which goes with Japanese tractors of different models.
We will add sample pictures for each option and function later and update the post.
|Name of the function in Japanese||Name of the function in English||Explanation||Examples|
|クリープ||"Creep" / Haulage||Special low gear, which one use for hauling or trenching work.||Kubota, Yanmar, Iseki: all is same|
|Uシフト||"U-shift" / Automatic transmission||Name of the automatic transmission option which Kubota tractors of GL-series and newer go with.||
Yanmar: No special name
Iseki: "G-shift", "Q-shift", "B-shift"
|倍速||"Baisoku" / Quick turn||Special function which allows tractor to do quick turn using its front wheels. Good for maneuverability.||
Iseki: "IQ turn"
|ポンパ||"Pump" / Rotary up-down||Using pump-button (or lever) one can up and down rotary without using hydraulic lever. Also, when using pump, rotary goes down to depth which automatically set by driver.||
Yanmar: Attachment up-down lever
Iseki: Attachment up-down lever
|バックアップ（バック上昇）||"Back Up"||Switch to Back Up, and rotary will go up automatically when tractor moves back.||Kubota, Yanmar, Iseki: all is same, no special name|
|オートアップ（旋回上昇）||"Auto Up"||Switch to Auto Up, and rotary will go up automatically when tractor makes turn left or right.||Kubota, Yanmar, Iseki: all is same, no special name|
|デフロック||Diff-lock||Mechanism which locks right and left axles of the tractor. Diff-lock allows tractor not to slip.||Kubota, Yanmar, Iseki: all is same, no special name|
|耕深調節・耕深制御||Automatic plowing depth control||Option which allows one to set rotary's plowing depth. Here, in Japan, farmers use the option when the plowing ground is||Kubota, Yanmar, Iseki: Plowing depth dial or lever|
|角度調節・水平制御||Automatic plowing horizon control||Option which allows one to set rotary's plowing horizon level. Japanese farmers use the option so as to make plowing ground flat.||
Kubota: "Monroematic" or "Monroe"
Yanmar: Automatic horizon level control
Iseki: Automatic horizon level control
|PTO逆転||PTO Reverse Gear||Gear which allows to set rotary's claws rotation in the opposite.||Kubota, Yanmar, Iseki: all is same, no special name|
|ロータリーヒッチ||Rotary's hitch||Rotary's hitch is a special frame which is used at one of three common ways of rotary's attachment to tractor.||
|ワンタッチ・クイックヒッチ||One Touch / Quick Hitch||One of the three common ways of rotary's attachment to the tractors. "One Touch" means that one need to used only one simple lever so as to attach or deattach rotary just with one move.||
Mitsubishi: Super Hitch
|MORE EXPLANATIONS AND PICTURES COMING SOON!|