While developing the Astronaut A5 our pilot customers fed us with valuable insights of their daily experience with the milking robot. This led directly to improved user friendliness for usability, accessibility and serviceability.
Easy to operate
The redesigned, intuitive user interface makes automatic milking easy to understand for everybody. It shows all relevant information in a cleverly designed overview and offers fast access to important functions.
From a cow’s first milking to everyday maintenance. From instant actions, such as feed allocation, cow-specific routing and daily maintenance tasks: it’s all just one click away.
The service screen will give you all the necessary functions in clear menus. And this takes you – step by step – through the information you’ll need for the daily servicing of the milking system.
Easy to maintain
For maximum uptime and reduction of service time, the Lely Astronaut A5 allows you easy access to all parts. The central unit now offers more space enabling quicker service and maintenance and easy positioning of containers.
Easy first milking
New with the Astronaut A5 comes the ‘Easy First Milking’ feature. For cows that are milked in the Astronaut for the first time or cows that have calved recently, you’ll need to position the robot arm manually. This can be done easily and quickly through the display on the milking robot. This feature enables the robot to easily and safely place itself in starting position after which the robot independently searches and connects the teats. Easy for you and relaxed for the cow.
Explore the Lely Astronaut A5
Ready to explore how you could benefit from automatic milking with the Lely Astronaut A5? Feel free to either visit the product page or ask your local Lely Center for a demonstration. We’d be delighted to tell you more.
May 14, 2018
Pilot customers on their Lely Astronaut A5
With the introduction of the Lely Astronaut A5, the newest generation of milking robots saw light. A machine that combines the best of 2 worlds: user experience and customer needs and our own knowledge of robotic milking. Achieved after a long and thorough pilot phase, with over 2 million milkings at more than 30 customers in 7 countries throughout the world.
April 10, 2018
The Lely Astronaut A5 marks a new milestone in robotic milking
At the Lely Future Farm Days, held at their head office in The Netherlands, Lely introduced a new milestone in milking: the Lely Astronaut A5. Observation of cow-machine interaction and feedback from many farmers has led to the creation of a system that combines proven automatic milking principles with unmatched reliability, ease of use and cost efficiency. The new A5 milking robot means stress-free milking for both the farmer and their cows.