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.
March 9, 2020
Lely closes a fantastic year with record sales of Astronaut A5 milking robots
2019 was an exceptional year for Lely. The Lely Astronaut A5 milking robot, which was introduced in 2018, generated record sales. Sales of other Lely robotics in the 46 countries we’re active in shows that the adoption of robots in dairy farms is continuing worldwide. Lely’s performance was noticed throughout the world in 2019. In April, the company was voted ‘Family Business of the Year’, and Lely was officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ at the end of the year. 2019 also marked Alexander van der Lely’s announcement that he would become chairman of Lely’s new Supervisory Board. On 1 January, he was replaced as CEO by Andre van Troost, a former member of the company’s Executive Board. The Supervisory Board’s task is to ensure that Lely continues to be a robust family business in the future.
Feb. 28, 2020
Free Cow Traffic
The basic principle of the Lely Astronaut milking robot
Lely has made some nice videos in which the idea behind some of our products is explained in a light-hearted way. In this way we also show to people from outside the sector that with our innovative automation we are improving the lives of animals and farmers.