Vermeer 404 Pro Baler

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  • Make better use of horsepower thanks to the patented 404 Pro POWERSPLIT Transmission, a unique shared-drive gearbox design.
  • Get a better grip on bales with the POWERGRIP steel rollers, which help maximize compression and improve rotation under all kinds of operating conditions.
  • Protect finished bales using the Vermeer Netwrap System, which is easy to load, easy to feed and simple to operate.
  • Monitor your progress with the Vermeer E-LINK Electronic Controlling System.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.


Bale Size

Bale Diameter 49 " 124.5 cm
Bale Width 48 " 121.9 cm
Bale Weight 2300 lbs 1043.3 kg

Dimensions and Weights

Length (With Ramp) 188.4 " 478.5 cm
Height 102.4 " 260.1 cm
Width - Standard 111 " 281.9 cm
Weight (Fully Optioned) 7446 lbs 3377.4 kg
Drawbar Weight 1232 lbs 558.8 kg

Bale Forming Chamber

Type of Chamber Fixed  
Number of Rollers 18 total, 2 main drive and 16 driven rollers  

Drive System

Driveline 80 Degree CV, 540 PTO  
Roller Chain Single 60, 80, and 100 and double 60 and 80  
Torque Protection - Main Input Shaft Cutout clutch  
Torque Protection - Pick-up Radial pin clutch  
Bearing and Sprocket Configuration Round shafts, greasable roller bearings  

Tractor Requirements

Horsepower Required 70 hp 52.2 kw
Horsepower Recommended 100 hp 74.6 kw

Wide Pickup

Width (Tooth to Tooth) 73 " 185.4 cm
HYDROFLEX Control Combination of rubber spring and hydraulic opening pickup floor  
Width (On Outside Flair) 88 " 223.5 cm
Tooth Bars 4 bars with center support and ball bearings  
Number of Teeth 60 steel coil spring design double tines  
Stripper Band Diameter 12.3 " 31.2 cm
Floatation Pneumatic gauge wheels - 16 x 6.50 - 8 - spring assist  
Pickup Lift Hydraulic pickup lift standard  

Standard Details

Bale Formation Fixed chamer baler  
Monitor/Controller E-Link controller  
Machine Adjustments Gauge wheel height and electronic density  
Miscellaneous Automatic chain lube system, shaft driven and adjustable, spring loaded bale ramp  
Safety Equipment SMV sign, tail lights  
Tailgate Cylinders Standard hydraulic cylinders, single acting  
Density System Electronically adjustable via E-Link controller  
Tire Size - Standard 14L - 16.1  

Bale Monitor

Monitor E-Link Pro  
Number of wraps per bale for Net Wrap Yes  
Manual Override Yes  
"Near Full" and "Full Bale" alarms Only "Full Bale"  
Tailgate locked alarm/indicator Yes  
Monitor Mount Suction Cup Mount  
Self-diagnostic monitor and sensors Yes  
Electronic Bale Density control Yes  
Dual Knife Bank Control Yes  

Optional Features - Netwrap System

Feed Mechanism Steel and rubber feed rollers  
Net Tension Adjustable disk brake  
Net Width Capable of standard and over width netwrap; 48" and 51" (121.92 cm and 129.54 cm)  
Net Storage One extra roll storage located in the Easy Load System  

Optional Features - Cutting Attachment

Knife Protection HydroFlex Control, hydraulic acumulator  
Engage/Disengage Select in the E-Link control, hydraulic valve actuated  

Optional Features

Safety Equipment Fire extinguisher, safety chain