The switch console dash, also known as the control panel, is a centralized interface located within the operator's cabin of the Hitachi ZX120 and ZX250-3 excavators.
Its primary function is to provide the operator with convenient and efficient control over various machine functions and operations.
OEM HI 4631128:
The part number HI 4631128 signifies that this switch console dash is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component produced by Hitachi itself. This ensures compatibility, reliability, and adherence to Hitachi's quality standards.
Control and Monitoring:
The switch console dash houses an array of switches, buttons, and indicators, each serving a specific purpose. Operators can use these controls to start and stop the engine, control hydraulic functions, operate attachments, and monitor various machine parameters.
Hitachi places a strong emphasis on operator comfort and safety. The design of the switch console dash is ergonomic, with user-friendly layouts and intuitive labeling. This design helps reduce operator fatigue during long working hours and enhances overall productivity.
Engine Control: The switch console dash allows the operator to start, stop, and control the engine's RPM, ensuring optimal power output for different tasks.
Hydraulic Functions: It provides control over hydraulic functions, including the operation of the boom, arm, bucket, and auxiliary attachments.
Monitoring: The dash features gauges and warning lights to keep the operator informed about vital machine parameters like oil pressure, temperature, and fuel levels.
Attachment Control: Operators can conveniently switch between various attachments, such as buckets, hammers, or grapples, depending on the job requirements.
Lighting and Wipers: The switch console dash often includes controls for external lights and windshield wipers, ensuring visibility and safety in different working conditions.
Material and Durability:
The switch console dash is constructed using durable materials to withstand the harsh working environments typically encountered in construction and excavation operations. It must endure exposure to dust, vibration, and potential impact without compromising functionality.
As a central control unit, the switch console dash features electrical connections that link it to various sensors, actuators, and the machine's main electrical system.
Proper wiring and connections are crucial to ensure reliable operation.
Maintenance and Serviceability:
Hitachi designs its components with maintenance in mind. The switch console dash should be easily accessible for inspection, cleaning, and repair when necessary. Regular maintenance ensures that it continues to function optimally throughout the excavator's lifespan.
Compatibility and Replacement:
The HI 4631128 switch console dash is specifically designed for use with the Hitachi ZX120 and ZX250-3 excavator models. When a replacement is needed due to wear or damage, it is essential to use OEM components like this one to maintain the excavator's performance and safety standards.
Safety and Reliability:
The switch console dash plays a crucial role in operator safety. Properly functioning controls and indicators help prevent accidents and equipment damage. Hitachi's commitment to quality ensures that this OEM component is reliable and meets safety standards.