Vermeer Navigator™ HDD Simulator 1.0

The Vermeer NavigatorTM HDD Simulator 1.0 offers you the ability to learn the basics of operating drill controls without ever stepping foot on a real drill. You will experience a real-world drilling simulation through an on-screen simulator and utilizing common controls and an operator’s station that are on the Vermeer Navigator® HDD lineup from the D10x15 S3 through the D220x300 S3 Navigator® HDDs. While drilling, receive real-time feedback and watch your bore path compared to your plan. The Vermeer Navigator HDD Simulator 1.0 is a great way to familiarize yourself with a HDD controls or to practice your skills.

Features and benefits

  • The operator’s station on the Vermeer Navigator HDD simulator features simplified, common controls and an authentic Navigator HDD drill seat. Additionally, it provides a great operator-friendly workstation layout for full, dual-screen viewing.
  • The Vermeer Navigator HDD simulator features controls that are the same across our Navigator HDD lineup so you can more easily transition from the simulator to a drill.
  • Help your new crew members take the next step in becoming a drill operator. Get realistic, hands-on training of basic drill functions and the concept of drilling before ever sitting on a real drill. 
  • View your actual drilling path on screen in real-time compared to the bore path planned within the program.  
  • Receive real-time, on-screen feedback on your drilling techniques. Get scored on missed grease, mud flow, dropped rods, makeup torque and more.
  • Minimize risk of damaging equipment or existing utilities by training new operators with a simulator before getting on a drill. Using the simulator, the operator has the ability to experience certain replicated drill operations assisting in reducing actual on-drill training time.
  • Easily travel with the chair and controls with built-in casters and easy on-screen setup instructions.
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Equipment Specification Disclaimer

Vermeer Corporation reserves the right to make changes in engineering, design, and specifications; add improvements; or discontinue manufacturing at any time without notice or obligation. Equipment shown is for illustrative purposes only and may display optional or global-region specific features, accessories or components. Please contact your local Vermeer dealer for more information on machine specifications. Vermeer, the Vermeer logo, Equipped to Do More and Navigator are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries


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