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Leica iCON iXE3


3D excavating system - Advanced 3D excavator machine control solution.

Leica iCON iXE1 - 1D System

Simple single slope control system for excavators.

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Leica iCON iXE1 PowerDigger Lite is a simple, economic excavator control system. It is perfect for backhoes and mini- excavators and is the ideal solution for contractors who want to enter into machine control. The single slope control panel with multi colour display is easy-to-use and is specifically designed for standard excavating applications.


Accurate single slope and depth control

The graphical overview on iCON iXE1 gives you information of the exact height and slope you have keyed in. All buttons and necessary functions are placed logically on the front for straightforward operation. With iCON iXE1, you have the flexibility to work from different references such as existing surface, string line or a laser reference.

Be your own surveyor and save costs.

The iCON iXE1 system saves you time and money as you get your job done faster. It eliminates over-excavation and downtime to make grade-level checks. Difficult tasks as blind cuts or digging underwater are far easier with the system as you see the bucket position on your control panel display at any time.


Key benefits of iCON iXE1

  • Increase machine productivity

  • Graphical cut/fill indication in the cab

  • No more over excavations

  • Get done in fewer passes


System features

  • 3.5" colour graphic display

  • Simple menu structure - very easy-to-use

  • Remote display supported

  • 100 % waterproof (IP68) – no special sensors or cables needed for underwater use

  • Offset your reference surface

  • Visual and audio guidance according to the reference height


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Leica iCON iXE2 - 2D System

The most flexible 2D excavator machine control solution

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Leica iCON iXE2 is an easy-to-use, multifunctional 2D control system designed to make excavating easier and more productive. The system allows multiple elevations and slopes to be constructed, at any orientation without resetting the machine or laser height reference. Just enter the required depth and slopes and start digging.

Accurate single/dual slope and depth control

iCON iXE2 displays the bucket's actual position relative to design elevation and slope, allowing you to reach the design grade faster.

Integrated tilt rotator support
iCON iXE2 provides integrated tilt rotator support, giving the operator clear guidance information about the actual tilt and rotation position relative to his project. iCON iXE2 with tilt rotator support increases your productivity and lets you maximise the use and benefits of your machine control solution.

Flexible and fully upgradeable system

iCON iXE2 is a fully upgradeable system thanks to the unique PowerSnap concept that enables instant system installation and full interchangeability of control boxes. You can start with the single-slope operation and upgrade as needed to a full dual-slope system by adding a rotation and tilt bucket sensor to your system. With an additional 3D control panel and GNSS sensors, you get a highly efficient 3D guidance solution that allows you to excavate according to the 3D design model on your panel.

Key benefits of iCON iXE2

•    High-accuracy automatic dual slope and level control
•    Real-time cut/fill indication on the graphic display
•    No grade checking needed
•    Maximise your machine utilisation and return-on-investment by getting right to grade the           first time
•    No more over excavations - dig to planned grade easily and accurately. Save material and         fuel cost
•    Use iCON excavate iXE2 on multiple machines in your fleet. PowerSnap allows you to               interchange control panels easily and rapidly as needed
•    Easy vertical positioning of an auger with the unique PowerDriller function
•    Precise sculpting of edges, slopes and contours by the support of  tilt rotator attachments

System features

•    Simple user interface with intuitive graphics
•    Function keys for instant access to important functions
•    Selectable bucket reference point
•    Altitude warning - audible warning on selected height, useful for overhead cables and                 working under bridges and inside buildings.
•    Support for tilt rotator


 Providing a new level of flexibility and user convenience
•    System is up and running in no time
•    Rapid interchange of control panels between machines, giving you extra flexibility on site
•    One PowerSnap cradle for all iCON excavate and iCON grade panels
•    Easy removal of core components for overnight security
•    Contact and cable-free connection to control panel
•    Safety shut down feature protects system and data
•    Unique patented Snap-on & Snap-off capability


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Leica iCON excavate for tilt rotators
iXE CoPilit - Automatic Tilt Rotator Control

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Leica iCON iXE3 - 3D System

Advanced 3D excavator machine control solution

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The iXE3 machine control solution guides the operator using reference models and GNSS in 3D. Design information and real-time cut/fill indications are displayed in the cab on your control panel, allowing you to rapidly excavate to the reference design. The solution ensures more uptime and operator satisfaction while increasing safety and productivity. Work with a wide range of industry-standard data formats including LandXML, DXF, GEO, KOF, L3D, LMD, LIN, MBS and TRM formats, which offers the customer a variety of applications and workflows. The operator can use the function Create Model to make simple and complex models on the fly without leaving the cab and without the assistance of a surveying engineer.



One platform for all machines with a simple and intuitive user interface. The cable-free panel allows the operator to easily swap the panel from one machine to another. The operator just turns the key and gets on with the work. The interactions support the workflow of the task at hand, and the clean interface makes it easy to find the functions you need using icons for fast navigation. The assistive technology with wizards and help functions help you drive the machine and get more work done with higher quality and fewer errors.

Increase your uptime


The efficient menu structure is set up for easy management of all project files. Increase your uptime due to a user interface that gives the operator quick access to select the functions that are needed for the workflow. The interface keeps the operator in the run screen and targets his attention to the job at hand. Select full screen or split-screen to guide you to the most efficient view that assists you through the job.

Share data seamlessly


Share data seamlessly with integrated solutions from Leica Geosystems. Project files from Leica ConX are automatically synchronised with the Leica MC1 software for the excavator as well as the iCON site software solutions. Use the iCON excavate to log measured points and share the data with Leica ConX for project progress calculations and productivity analyses. The iXE3 solutions allow you to share log points between machines for project progress monitoring and follow-up.

Automating the excavator


Leica Geosystems offers several tools that will increase the productivity of your excavator by automating vital functions. The new semi-automatic functionality for excavator offers partly or fully automation of the boom, bucket, tilt bucket or tilt rotator. Use the semi-automatic excavator functionality to perform complex excavation tasks such as slope creation and trenching faster and more accurately. Other automating features such as iXE CoPilot and Automatic Tool Recognition help the operator to work with less fatigue and higher working comfort with resulting less over digging and reduced operational costs.


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Leica Tool Recognition for iXE3
and iGW3 solutions
Leica iXE3 Introduction
Leica MSS420 Dredging Sensors

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