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Bobcat 7 pin attachment pinout

Discussion in 'Skid Steers' started by Midnightmoon, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. Midnightmoon

    Midnightmoon Senior Member

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    Looking for a pinout for Bobcats 7 pin attachment plug. I need to adapt bobcat attachments to a 14pin machine.
     
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    Do all bobcat 7 pin attachments have the control box? Customer has a bunch of bobcat attachments and I dont know exactly what attachmemts just that they are 7 pin. Clearly it's not a simple one adapter on the new non bobcat machine to make all his attachments work.
     
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    SSG could probably answer that question over the phone.
     
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    No phone number on the website. My parts guy says they dont communicate very well
     
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    The bobcat 7 pin system is CAN-BUS. It's computer signals, not 12v on/off.
    So all 7 pin attachment will have a control box.
    The control box on the attachment converts the signals to 12v on/off for the solenoids.

    14 pin machines are outputting 12v on/off. So if you get a harness and bypass the control box, you can just go directly to the solenoids.
    Unfortunately, you'll probably need a harness for each attachment. It would be a pain to keep switching 1 harness between attachments.
     
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