John Deere DB80 48Row20 Planter

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Learn more about the features and more for the DB80 48R20 Planter.

  • 80-ft. toolbar with 48 rows on 20-in. spacing
  • Available with MaxEmerge™ 5 row unit
  • Requires a minimum 350-hp tractor equipped with Category 4 drawbar
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Franklin, Indiana
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Richmond, Indiana
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Urbana, Ohio
Key Specs:
Number of rows48
Row spacing51 cm
20 in.
Row unit seed hoppersCapacity
Vacuum meter: 2.2 L
0.062 bu
Seed MetersBase
Rows and Row Spacing:
Number of rows48
Row spacing51 cm
20 in.
Lift System:
TypeWheel modules with rephasing hydraulic cylinders
BaseCenter frame tires: 400/500-R22.5: 552 kPa
5.5 bar (80 psi)
Center frame tires: 600/50R22.5: 379 kPa
3.8 bar (55 psi)
14-ply Center frame tires: 31-13.5x15 621 kPa
6.2 bar (90 psi)
Center frame tires (DB74-DB88 planters): 445/50R22.5: 522 kPa (5.5 bar) [80 psi]
6-ply wing frame implement tires: 31-13.5x15: 152 kPa (1.5 bar) [22 psi]
8-ply wing frame skid steer tires: 31-13.5x16.5: 241 kPa (2.4 bar) [35 psi]
Row Units:
TypeExactEmerge™ row units
or MaxEmerge 5e row units
OpenerTru-Vee double disk
Row unit seed hoppersCapacity
Vacuum meter: 2.2 L
0.062 bu
Seed Meters:
Central Commodity SystemSeed capacity
3524 bu
100 L
With Refuge Plus option: 4405 bu
125 L
Drive System:
BaseElectric motors: 56 V
TypeAutomatic alternating or independent control
Seed Monitor System:
BaseSeedStar™ electronic system
Tank capacity499 Imperial gal.
2271 L
600 U.S. gal.
Transport weightAverage empty weight: 17,599 kg
38,800 lb
Additional Information:
Recommended tractor horsepowerRequires tractor equipped with Category 4 drawbar minimum 261 kW
350 hp
Recommended tractor hydraulicsHydraulic oil pump required to operate electric drive planter: 227 L/min
60 gpm
Tractor standby pressure: 15,500 kPa
155 bar (2300 psi)
Hydraulic system working pressure: 20,684 kPa
207 bar (3000 psi)
Hydraulic system burst pressure: 82,737 kPa
827 bar (12,000 psi)