Väderstad Tempo L in field

Tempo L 8-24

Superior precision - enormous capacity

Tempo L is a trailed high-speed planter with an enormous capacity, available with 8, 10, 12, 16, 18 or 24 row units. Tempo L doubles the capacity of a traditional planter. Most importantly, the crop is established with higher precision. Tempo L sets a new standard for high capacity planting.

Part of the Tempo concept

Väderstad Tempo is a new generation high-speed planter, delivering an unmatched precision at double the speed of traditional planters. No-till, min-till or conventional tillage – Tempo performs exceptionally in all conditions. The crops gets the best start possible which results in an even emergence.

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Selected features

Väderstad Tempo L high capacity hopper

High capacity fertilizer metering

Depending on model, Tempo L can be equipped with either a 85 or 142 bu (3000 or 5000 litre) fertilizer hopper. The fertilizer is metered via the high capacity metering system Fenix III. The metering capacity for fertiliser is up to 312 lb/ac (350 kg/ha) at 9.5 mph (15 km/h).

The electric driven Fenix III has the capability to adapt the fertilizer rate to varying field conditions by using a variable rate system. The high capacity fertilizer system maintains the high precision even at high speed.

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Väderstad Tempo L offers perfect depth control

Perfect depth control

Tempo L is equipped with hydraulic wing pressure which transfers weight from the inner section of the machine to its outer wings. 

This enables Tempo L to respond to any irregularities on the field and ensure an even emergence.

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Telescopic wheel axle

To ensure the transport wheels follow the row spacing, Tempo L is fitted with a telescopic wheel axle which can be easily adjusted from the cab. So whatever the row spacing, the transport wheels can be adjusted to always run between the seed rows. The wheel axles are easily set to 10' (3 m) width for transport.

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Väderstad Planter Tempo L narrow transport width

Despite its enormous capacity on the field, Tempo L folds to 3-metre transport width.

Väderstad E-services

Full control at your fingertips

The iPad-based control system, Väderstad E-Control wirelessly delivers data about each seed that travels through the machine, including seeding quality, skips, doubles, distance in the row, and rate.

You benefit from user-friendly remote set up and calibration, as well as easy, real-time monitoring and control.

With the iPad you can upload the most recent program software which allows you to benefit from future developments.

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Väderstad Tempo L in field

Product concept

Zone 1 - Fertilizer placement (option)

Depending on model, Tempo L can be equipped with either a 85 or 141 bu (3000 or 5000 litre) fertilizer hopper, metering out fertiliser via the highly precise metering system Fenix III. The metering capacity for fertilizer is up to 312 lb/ac (350 kg/ha) at 9.5 mph (15 km/h). The electric driven Fenix III has the capability to adapt the fertilizer rate to varying field conditions by using a variable rate system. The high capacity fertilizer coulters maintains the high precision even at high speed.

Fertiliser kit

Zone 2 - Row cleaners (option)

The row cleaners are an option on Tempo. The task of the row cleaners is to remove crop residues, clods and stones. The demand for row cleaners is much higher when planting into no-till or when planting into fields with large amount of residues.

Floating row cleaners

Zone 3 - Seed placement

With Tempo, planting can be carried out at very high speed, without compromising exceptional precision and accuracy. Tempo is extremely accurate and the seed meter assures perfect placement for every seed. This precision is of greatest importance to maximise the yield.

16mm seed system

22mm seed system

Micro granulate kit

Small seeds kit

Zone 4 - Closing

When the seed is planted the closing wheel shut the seed slot and ensures perfect conditions for germination. Depending on farming requirements, the interface further allows for several industry-standard third-party closing wheel solutions.

Spiked closing wheel

Narrow closing wheel 25mm

Wide closing wheel 50mm

Treaded closing wheel 50mm

Technical data

Tempo L 8-24

Tempo L 8 10 12 16 18 24
Number of rows 8 10 12 16 18 24
Row spacing inch (mm) 27.5, 29.5, 30, 31.5" (700/750/762/800) 29.5" (750) 17.75, 18, 19.75, 20, 22, 27.5, 29.5, 30, 31.5" (450/457/500/508/559/700/750/762/800) 27.5, 29.5, 30" (700/750/762) 17.75, 18, 19.75, 20" (450/457/500/508) 17.75, 18, 19.75, 20" (450/457/500/508)
Frame width ft (m) 20 (6.1) 23.5 (7.2) 20-31.5 (6.1-9.6) 35.5-39.5 (10.8-12.0) 27.25-35 (8.3-9.8) 35.5-39.5 (10.8-12.0)
Working width ft (m) 18.5-21 (5.6-6.4) 24.5 (7.5) 27.5-31.5 (8.4-9.6) 36.75-40 (11.2-12.2) 29.5-29.75 (9.0-9.1) 35.5-40 (10.8-12.2)
Transport width ft (m) 9.85 (3.0) 9.85-11.25 (3.0-3.4***) 9.85 (3.0) 9.85-11.25 (3.0-3.4***) 9.85-11.25 (3.0-3.4***) 9.85-11.25 (3.0-3.4***)
Transport height ft (m) 13.25 (4.0) 13.25 (4.0) 13.25 (4.0) 13.25 (4.0) 13.25 (4.0) 13.25 (4.0)
*Weight Seed only version lbs (kg) N/A N/A N/A / 16315-17635 (7400-8000) 17635-19400 (8000-8800) 16975-19620 (7700-8900) 18740-21385 (8500-9700)
*Weight Combi version lbs (kg) 13670-15430 (6200-7000) 14550-16315 (6600-7400) 15430-19400 (7000-8800) 19840-21825 (9000-9900) 19180-23150 (8700-10500) 22710-25575 (10300-11600)
Weight transfer Mech-/Hyd Mech-/Hyd Mech-/Hyd Hyd Hyd Hyd
Volume seed hopper per row unit bu (l) 2.5 (90) 2.5 (90) 2.5 (90) 2.5 (90) 2.5 (90) 0.7 (25)
Volume micro granulate hopper per row unit bu (l) 0.85 (30) 0.85 (30) 0.85 (30) 0.85 (30) 0.85 (30) N/A
Hopper volume fertilizer bu (l) 85 (3000) 85 (3000) 85/142 (3000/5000) 142 (5000) 142 (5000) 142 (5000)
Hydraulic requirements (Seed only)  N/A N/A N/A-4 DA + 2 FR** 4 DA + 3 FR** N/A-4 DA + 2 FR 4 DA + 2 FR
Hydraulic requirements (Combi) 5 DA + 2 FR** 5 DA + 2 FR** 5 DA + 2 FR** 5 DA + 2 FR** 5 DA + 2 FR** 5 DA + 2 FR**
Oil flow requirements (l/min) 130 130 130-200 200 200 200
Draught requirements from (hp) 150-200 180-230 200-300 300-350 300-350 300-350

*Weight min-max depends on equipment. Empty hoppers.

**One return line (case drain) without back pressure (max 2.5 bar) for draining of fan motors.

***11' (3.4 m) transport width with dual wheels.

Väderstad has made every attempt to accurately portray our product lineup. However, due to our commitment to continually innovate our technologies to provide our customers the best possible products, some products may not be manufactured as shown on this site. Exact specifications for each product will be confirmed at the time of ordering.
LS = Load sensing    FR = Free return    DA = Double acting 
H = Hydraulic    P = Pneumatic    N/A = Not available
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