The Jackal is a master of disguise – a compact & robust monitor that adapts onto almost any machine or implement. It is designed as a multi-functional monitor, capable of many simultaneous tasks.

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What can the Jackal do?

Area/Speed Meter

Ground Speed & Hectare Measurement

Batch Meter

Add a Flow Meter to the Batch function. Easy tank fill

Level Meter

Bin or Tank Level Sensor – Liquid or Solid

Depth Meter

Add a Depth indicator to your seeding operation

Tacho/RPM Meter

Shaft or Spinner speed

Flow Controller

Order the Controller version for 3 section spray rate control or batch control


3 Section Spray Control now available!

The Jackal 3 section spray controller offers great flexibility and is simple to operate. Suitable for all sprayers, the Jackal Spray Controller integrates with your existing motorised or
solenoid valves to provide fully automatic spray control.

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Simple Count per pulse

Wheel Slippage

GPS versus Ground Speed

Rate Monitor

Add a Flow Meter (L/Min) or shaft sensor (kh/Ha) plus Ground Speed

Flow Monitor

Add a Flow Meter (L/Min)

Pressure Monitor

kPa or PSI – we have a sensor for that!

Temp Monitor

Engine/Oil Temperature

Functions & Features Include

Inbuilt Wizard

Easy wizards for fast setup of Area & speed Meter, Tacho Meter, Flowmeter, Slippage Meter, Spray Controller & Generic Wizard

3 Line Display

1UP, 2UP or 3UP line display – Your choice of up to 3 lines per screen (page)

Custom Names

Ability to short name each port. i.e. label Shaft 1 as SF1

Multiple Functions

The Jackal is capable of monitoring and controlling 6 functions simultaneously. Quickly enable/disable ports without losing settings for next time usage


Set high & low alarm points for each input


There are multiple trip counters as well as an overall total allowing the operator to track numerous jobs in a period of work.

Unit of Measure

The ability for each input used to display information using imperial and metric units.

12 Ports

A total of 12 ports available which are split between monitoring and control^ functions. (^control version only)

Arrange the Screen

Arrange front page to your liking…. You select what you want to show on each line

Remote Run/Hold

The Jackal can be put ‘on hold’ by the operator or by a suitable signal switch from the machinery implement.

Easy Calibrations

Auto calculate or manually set calibration factors

Easy Termination

Sensors are simply terminated into the rear of the unit or a handy 5m + 5m Jackal harness can also be provided.

Build a Jackal Kit
Your Way!

At Farmscan Ag you can order your Jackal any old way. With or without sensors, GPS or ground speed – we don’t mind. Head over to our Online Shop and take a look at the options.

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Want to Try the Jackal? – We have a Windows Simulator for that!

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The Jackal is an awesome unit

Our onboard calibration wizard makes setup a breeze! It’s simplified with the ability to enter either a factor (pulses per unit) or simply drive/run a set amount to calculate its own factor.

Which Jackal is for me?


Monitor Version

  • All Monitor Unlocked
  • No Spray Control
  • No Batch Control
  • Remote Run/Hold Enabled
  • All other Outputs Disabled
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Controller Version

  • All Monitor & Control Ports Unlocked
  • Spray Control Enabled
  • Batch Control Enabled
  • Variable Voltage Control Enabled
  • All Outputs Enabled
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The Jackal is available in Monitor & Controller unlock levels – if you are unsure, please contact Farmscan Ag directly to discuss your options.

Have a question in mind?

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How Easy is the Jackal to Install?

Very! The window suction mount makes installing the Jackal a breeze. Everything you need to get started is in the kit.

2. Is it easy to setup?

We certainly think so! Just follow the install guide for your sensors and run through the inbuilt wizard to get started. Don’t worry if you get stuck, just call our service department and we’ll be more than happy to help.

3. The Jackal seems to do a lot, can I just make it do one thing?

The Jackal can be setup to read a single RPM and display just that RPM on screen or, it could be set for RPM, Ground Speed and bin level sensors on three different lines. (If those sensors are attached and setup)

4. Does the Jackal come with sensors

Yes & No. The Jackal can be purchased with or without sensors in the kit. You can even bring your own Farmscan sensors from older monitors.

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