John Deere 469 Silage Special

Studio image of 469 Silage Special

The 469 Silage Special Round Baler produces bales 4-ft wide and up to 6-ft tall with a maximum wet weight of 2200 lb.

  • BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller
  • MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth
  • Exclusive DiamondTough™ belts with plate-type splices
  • Driven by Diamond® Chain for superior performance
John Deere
Hay and Forage Equipment
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Size Diameter
81 to 183 cm
32 to 72 in.
117 cm
46 in.
Weight Full-size bale in dry crop
748 kg
1,650 lb
Max. allowable for silage bale
998 kg
2,200 lb
Base weight 2,057 kg
4,535 lb
With 31.5x15 tires: 2,630 kg
5,800 lb
Length Gate closed
Without wrap: 371 cm
146 in.
With wrap: 415 cm
163 in.
Gate open
475 cm
187 in.
Height Gate closed
279 cm
110 in.
Gate open
368 cm
145 in.
Width With standard tires
244 cm
96 in.
With opt. tires (Hi-Flotation)
295 cm
116 in.
Bale forming:
Forming chamber Variable
Belts-other Number
6 belts
Triple weave
17.8 cm
7 in.
Length, regular
Two: 1,171 cm
461 in.
Length, staggered
Four: 1,185 cm
467 in.
Diamond tough triple weave
Diamond Tread
Enclosed % of bale surface 91 percent
Belt splices Plate-type splices
Density control Hydraulic, isolated from tractor
Bale size indication Electronic display on monitor
Regular pickup:
Mega wide pickup:
Width Inside
155 cm
61 in.
180 cm
71 in.
Drive Roller chain with slip clutch
Bars 4
Number of regular teeth 80
Number of mega teeth 16
Tooth spacing 6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift control Crank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheels Semi-pneumatic standard
Stripper diameter 25.4 cm
10 in.
Mega tooth pickup:
Wrapping system:
Control Automatic to preset bale size
Type Standard
Twine arms 2
Twine ball capacity 8
Monitor console for tractor BaleTrak Pro
Gate closed Symbol on monitor
Bale forming Bar graphs
Bale size Mechanical and digital
Near full bale Audible alarm and symbol
Full bale Audible alarm and symbol
Twine arm position Indicator Mechanical
Auto wrap Yes
Oversize bale Audible alarm and symbol
Surface wrap:
Available Cover edge optional
Tire size:
Standard 14 L-16.1, 8-ply
Optional 21.5Lx16.1, 10-ply
Drive protection Slip clutch
PTO speed 540 or 1,000 rpm
Type Constant velocity; category 4: 540 rpm
Constant velocity; category 5: 1,000 rpm
PTO lockback collar on tractor hookup Yes
PTO 60-degree free rotation Yes
Tractor Requirements:
Minimum PTO 56 kW
75 hp
Hydraulic SCV valves 1
Silage baler features:
Starter roll scraper Yes
Powered scraping auger Yes