Krone Big X 530

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The intake system

Quality six times over

  • 6 pre-compression rollers for a top quality chop
  • Hydraulic drive shaft:
    LOC steplessly adjustable from cab
    Adjusts automatically with AutoScan
  • Maximum protection against foreign objects:
    Long path from metal detector to cutterhead
    Metal detection across entire chamber width

The cutterhead

The universal cutterhead

  • For grass, pre-wilted material, whole crop silage and maize
  • Cutterheads with 20, 28 or 36 knives
  • Plenty of carrying space under the knife carriers: high throughput and smoother running even on uneven swaths
  • Knives quick and easy to insert and remove

Corn conditioner

The system for your success

  • Perfect kernel treatment
  • Huge 250 mm diameter roller
  • Roll gap adjusted conveniently from the cab
  • Perfect treatment: the right teeth for your corn



Grass chute or corn conditioner

  • Switch quickly from grass chute to corn conditioner and back
  • Easy change thanks to drawer system
  • No complicated changeover: done in just a few minutes
  • Corn conditioner is quick and easy to remove


A KRONE exclusive

  • Consistent performance with irregular crop flow
  • Extremely smooth running even on uneven swaths
  • High throughput
  • Top quality chop
  • Extremely user-friendly


Adjustable crop throw

  • Optionally adjustable crop throw
  • Tight crop stream even with a long crop throw
  • The shorter the crop throw, the less power is needed
  • Fill trailer accurately with no spillage



The camless pick-up

  • More output, quieter running, less wear
  • Stepless speed adjustment from the cab
  • EasyFlow speed automatically adjusts to driving speed
  • Quick coupler with curved bracket for easy attachment and removal and excellent ground tracking
  • Six rows of tines arranged in W shape

The engine

Powerful and fuel-efficient

  • 6-cylinder in-line MTU engines
  • Tier 4 final / Stage IV emission standard
  • Maximum constant engine outputs from 490 to 626 hp
  • Extremely economical, smooth running

The driveline

Strong and reliable

  • Simple design
  • Direct power transmission with extra strong poly V-belts
  • Long service life
  • Separate drive shafts on intake system and headers Reverses when cutterhead idle
  • Separate reliable hydrostatic pump drive

The running gear

Innovative drive train

  • Front wheel drive as standard, four-wheel drive optional
  • Strong Bosch Rexroth wheel motors
  • Traction control with three travel modes
  • Stepless speed range from 0 to 40 km/h

Kitted out well

Down to the very last detail

  • Best night vision
    Optional LED lighting kit
  • Huge optional spare fuel tank: carry up to 1450 l diesel
  • Easy access to service and maintenance points

The cab

The ultimate level of comfort

  • Spacious
  • Maximum operator comfort
  • Excellent all-round vision


Simply more BiG X: ICAN is KRONE’s electronic system that optimizes machine utilization even further and provides substantial relief for the operator. It gives peace of mind in tough conditions and displays all relevant harvest data.


Model BiG X 530
Crop accelerator  
Rotor diameter/width/no. of paddles 560/480/6
Paddle arrangement Chevron-style
Speed rpm 1.98
Steplessly adjustable backplate/
spring-loaded backplate
Angle of rotation degrees 210°
Filling height mm 6.000 (19'8")
Cross-section dimensions mm 340 x 230 (1'1" x 9")
Automatic mirror function/parking position Standard
Rotary drive system Gearbox
Spout lined with wear plates throughout Standard
Auto lubricator with compressor Standard
Self-diagnostic system via control box Standard
Air seat and instructor seat Standard
Comfort air seat and instructor seat Optional
Climate control with mobile cool box Standard
Windscreen wipers on front and side Standard
Length/width*/height* mm 7.520-8.250/3.000-3.300/3.915-3.980
Basic machine weight (without header)** 13.900 (30,644)
Weight distribution with EasyFlow 300
(Pick-up)     F/R %
Weight distribution with EasyCollect 750-3
(7.5 m (24'7") work width)       F/R %
Front axle Standard **** 680/85 R32
Optional 710/75 R34
Optional 710/70 R42
Optional 800/65 R32
Optional 800/70 R38
Optional 900/60 R38
Optional 900/60 R42
Rear axle Standard **** 540/65 R30
Optional 600/60-30
Optional 600/70 R30
Optional 710/60 R30
EasyFlow pick-up     mm 3.000-3.800 (9'10"-12'6")
EasyCollect variable row width header    mm 4.500/6.000/7.500/9.000 (14'9"/19'8"/24'7"/29'6")
Autopilot and active ground contouring for EasyCollect Optional Option


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