Krone BiG X 700

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The intake system 

  • 6 pre-compression rollers for a top quality chop
  • Hydraulic drive: LOC steplessly adjustable from cab,
    adjusts automatically with AutoScan
  • Maximum protection against foreign objects:
    long path from metal detector to chopping drum
    metal detection across entire chamber width


The core

The universal chopping drum

  • For grass, pre-wilted material, whole crop silage and maize
  • Chopping drums with 20, 28 or 36 blades
  • Plenty of carrying space under the blade carriers: high throughput and smoother running even on uneven swaths
  • Blades quick and easy to insert and remove


Corn conditioner

Two systems for your success

  • Perfect kernel treatment
  • Huge diameter roller: 250 mm
  • Optional high-performance disc conditioner for BiG X 700, 850 and 1100 with a 2.5 x larger friction surface.
  • Roll gap adjusted conveniently from the cab
  • Perfect treatment: the right teeth for your corn



A KRONE exclusive

  • Consistent performance with irregular crop flow
  • Extremely smooth running even on uneven swaths
  • Maximize throughputs
  • Top quality chop
  • Extremely user-friendly



Adjustable crop throw

  • Crop throw adjusted at the touch of a button from the cab
  • Tight crop stream even with a long crop throw
  • The shorter the crop throw, the less power is needed
  • Fills the trailer accurately with no spillage



Cutting edge

  • EasyFlow pick-up
  • XDisc direct cutting system
  • Variable-row width EasyCollect corn head
  • Suitable for BiG X, quick and easy changeover


The engines

Pure power

  • 8 and 12 cylinder MAN engines
  • Transversely mounted V-engine
  • Huge torque, tremendous power
  • Guarantees massive throughputs


The driveline

Stepless control

  • Simple design
  • Chopping drum driven by extra-strong poly V-belts
  • Intake system driven hydraulically
  • Headers driven hydraulically
  • Hydraulic drive shaft


The running gear

Stepless, strong and nimble

  • Optimum weight distribution Safe on-road travel
  • Hydraulic 4WD: extremely manoeuvrable, 40 km/h
  • Powerful wheel motors from Bosch-Rexroth
  • Traction control with three travel modes
  • ABS and spring-loaded steered axle


The cab

The ultimate level of comfort

  • Extremely spacious and quiet
  • Maximum sitting and operator comfort
  • Excellent all-round vision



Down to the very last detail

  • Convenient illuminated access steps
  • Chute turns through 210°, with break-back system
  • Spout lined with replaceable wear plates throughout
  • Huge tank volume, with auxiliary and silage additive tank
  • Auto lubricator for more convenience



DigitalSystems is KRONE’s electronic system that optimizes machine utilization even further and provides a substantial relief to the operator. DigitalSystems gives peace of mind in arduous conditions plus it reads outs all relevant harvest information.


MODEL   BiG X 700
Engine model   Liebherr D 9508
No. of cylinders   8
Engine capacity Litres 16.16
Sustained engine power kW/hp 528/718*
Max. sustained X Power chopping output kW/hp 513/698
Max. sustained Eco Power chopping output kW/hp 383/521
Fuel tank auxiliary tank   960 330 as an option
Silage additive tank   300 as an option
Ground drive    
Model   Infinitely variable hydrostatic drive with wheel motors for up to 40km/h
Speed in field mode km/h 0 -  25 (15 mph)
Speed in road mode km/h 0 -  40 (25 mph)
4WD & axle separation + anti-wheel slip control   Standard
Rear axle suspension   Standard -  Hydraulic
Header   Infinitely variable
Pre-compression rollers   Infinitely variable
Pre-compression rollers    
Pre-compression roller throat volume   Funnel shaped
Service position   Quick attach system (also with header attached)
No of rollers/metal detector/no. of magnet coils   6 / Standard/ 6
Metal detector - counterblade distance mm 820 (2'8")
Compression force/ throat opening volume kg/I 4,600 / 158
Chop length adjustment   Steplessly from the cab
The chopping drums    
Drum width/diameter mm 800 / 660 (2'7.5"/2'2")
Arrangement of blades   Chevron style, at 11° to counterblade
No. of blades   20, 28, 36, 40
LOC range   5-29/4-21/3-17/2,5-15
Cuts per minute   11,870/ 16,620/21,366/23,740
Stepless chopping drum floor adjustment/ chopping drum floor suspension   Standard/ Standard
Corn conditioner    
105 teeth Standard profile / chrome-plated sawtooth profile   Option / Option
123 teeth: Standard profile/ chrome-plated sawtooth profile   Option / Option
144 teeth: Standard profile/ chrome-plated sawtooth profile   Option / Option
166 teeth: Sawtooth profile   Option
Speed differential   20/30 or 40 as an option
Distance control from the cab
in combination with auto lubrication
Roller diameter/clearance mm 250 / 0.5 / 7 (10”/0.02”-0.3”)
Disc conditioner   Option
Crop accelerator    
Rotor diameter/width/no. of paddles   560 mm/ 660 mm/ 8 (1’10”/2’2”/0.3”)
Paddle arrangement   centred and chevron-style
Speed rpm 2,360
Steplessly adjustable backplate/ spring-loaded backplate   Standard/ Standard
Angle of rotation Degrees 210
Unloading height mm 6, 000 (19'8")
Cross-section dimensions mm 340 X 230 (1'1" X 9)
Automatic mirror function/parking position   Standard
Stepless speed control   Standard
Rotary drive system   Gearboxes
Spout lined with wear plates throughout   Standard
Service & maintenance    
Auto lubricator with compressor   Standard 
Self-diagnosing system via operator terminal   Standard 
Air seat and buddy seat   Standard
Comfort air seat and buddy seat   Option
Climate control with mobile cool box   Standard
Wipers on front and side windows   Standard
Length/width*/height* mm 7.950 – 9.450 / 3.000 / 3.460 /3.940 – 3.995 (26'1"-31'/9'10"-11 '4"/12'11"-13'1")
Base machine weight (without header)** Approx. kg (lbs) 14,350(31, 636)
Weight distribution with EasyFlow 300 pick-up F/R % 55-45
Weight distribution with EasyCollect 900 (9. 00 m WW) F/R % 60-40
Front axle Standard****
650 / 75 R32
710 / 75 R34
710 / 70 R42
800 / 65 R32
900 / 60 R32
800 / 70 R38
900 / 60 R38
Rear axle Standard****
540/60 R30
600/70 R28
710/60 R 30
EasyFlow: Pick-up   3,000- 3, 800 (9'10"-12'6")
EasyCollect variable row width header   6. 000/7. 500/9.000 (19'8"/24'7"/29'6")
Autopilot and active ground contouring for EasyCollect   Option
XDisc -  the direct cut head   6,200