300.9D VPS & HPU300

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The innovative 300.9D VPS with HPU300 Mini Excavator delivers versatility in a compact size with a choice of diesel or electric power.

Operating Specifications - 300.9D VPS

Digging Depth 68.0 in 1731.0 mm Less
Dumping Height - Maximum 80.0 in 2035.0 mm Less
Reach at Ground Level 119.0 in 3027.0 mm Less
Bucket Force 2000.0 8.9 kN Less
Stick Force 1012.0 4.5 kN Less


Engine Model Yanmar 3TNV70 Yanmar 3TNV70 Less
Net Power 13.0 HP 9.7 kW Less

Engine - 300.9D VPS

Engine Type Liquid Cooled, 3 Cylinder, Diesel Liquid Cooled, 3 Cylinder, Diesel Less
Fuel Tank Capacity 2.6 gal (US) 10.0 l Less
Gross Power 13.0 HP 9.7 kW Less


Operating Weight 2399.0 lb 1088.0 kg Less

Dimensions - 300.9D VPS

Length × Width × Height 2476 × 700 × 1507 mm (108 × 28 × 59 in) 2476 × 700 × 1507 mm (108 × 28 × 59 in) Less
Operating Weight 2399.0 lb 1088.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight 2178.0 lb 988.0 kg Less

Hydraulic System - 300.9D VPS

Operating Pressure - Front Linkage and Travel 2466.0 psi 170.0 bar Less
Operating Pressure - Swing Gear 1015.0 psi 70.0 bar Less
Pump Flow 6.0 gal/min 22.0 l/min Less
Pump Type Gear Gear Less
Rotation Speed 8.0 r/min 8.0 r/min Less
Hydraulic Tank Capacity 3.7 gal (US) 14.0 l Less

Blade - 300.9D VPS

Dig Depth 7.0 in 174.0 mm Less
Height 8.0 in 200.0 mm Less
Lift Height 8.0 in 197.0 mm Less
Width 28.0 in 700.0 mm Less

Dimensions - HPU300

Length × Width × Height 930 × 720 × 1000 mm (36.5 × 28.3 × 39.5 in) 930 × 720 × 1000 mm (36.5 × 28.3 × 39.5 in) Less
Operating Weight 423.0 lb 192.0 kg Less

Hydraulics - HPU300

Connecting Hose Length 32.8 ft 10.0 m Less
Flow Rate 5.3 gal/min 20.0 l/min Less
Hydraulic Oil Tank Capacity 2.4 gal (US) 9.0 l Less
Operating Pressure 2756.0 psi 190.0 bar Less

Motor - HPU300

Input Current 16A 16A Less
Motor Type 3 Phase Electric Motor 3 Phase Electric Motor Less
Performance 10.0 HP 7.5 kW Less

Travel System - 300.9D VPS

Track Width 7.1 in 180.0 mm Less
Travel Speed 1.1 mile/h 1.8 km/h Less

Versatility in a Compact Size

The 300.9D VPS with HPU300 features Dual Mode Selection for a choice of diesel or electric power. This innovative machine delivers zero emissions from electrical supply, low noise, superior power and control. Easily change from diesel to electric power.

Compact Dimensions

Easily drive through narrow passages and doors with the compact 300.9D Mini Excavator. Both indoor and outdoor jobs are accessible with the under 1000 kg (2,205 lb) weight making easy trailer transportation between sites possible.

Extending Undercarriage and Blade

An extending undercarriage and fold out dozer blade allow the machine to be configured for excellent working stability and optimum performance. Easy retraction, controlled from the operator's seat, enables the machine to pass through narrow openings.

Foldable Safety Frame

A protective ROPS safety frame structure mounted on the front of the machine allows fitting of a guard for extra operator protection during hammer use. The structure folds down in a few seconds for easy machine transportation and storage.

Simple Controls

The operator area is spacious and laid out to provide comfort and ease of operation. Smooth, precision operation of functions is possible from independent controls allowing all skill levels to be productive with little practice.


Service and maintenance time is reduced to a minimum with a simple to open steel engine cover and all maintenance and greasing points easily accessible.

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