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Falcon Grapple Cam

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The Falcon Grapple Camera System has been developed to provide a Swing Yarder operator with the full visibility and grappling accuracy they need to improve cycle times and increase overall productivity.

  • The world’s first commercialised Grapple Camera System
  • Can be fitted to any Swing Yarder Grapple system
  • Installed and operated in over 50 Swing Yarder crews.
  • Removes the need for a spotter down the hill
  • Provides clear visibility in any weather conditions day or night
  • Transmits up to 900 metres


Yarder Grapples are built to withstand extreme punishment and the Falcon Grapple Camera System is built to do the same.

  • Video Transmitter Unit is made from BISPLATE 80 with yield strength three times that of standard steel.
  • The Transmitter is mounted on four rubber isolation mounts.
  • The Transmitter aerial and GPS aerial are covered in Marguard high strength polycarbonate.
  • The camera is mounted in a silicon encapsulated jacket to minimise vibration.


The Falcon Grapple Camera System comes as a complete assembled unit and is simple to install and maintain.

  • Heavy Duty Camera & Transmitter Unit.
  • Tower Receiver & Aerial Assembly.
  • Battery Charging System.
  • Two Lithium Batteries.
  • 19” LCD Monitor.
  • Spare Transmitter, Receiver & Camera.
  • Test Unit for Fault Finding.


The 19 inch LCD display gives the operator clear visibility and real time information.

  • GPS Information.
  • Distance From Grapple to Yarder.
  • Altitude +/- From Landing.
  • Battery Voltage.
  • Accurate Longitude/Latitude Readings.
  • Camera: Infrared For Low Light Operation, Anodized Solid Aluminium Housing, Auto Shading Lens, 100% Triple O-Ring Sealed Housing
  • Transmitter: 9 Channel 2.4ghz Unit, Transmits Up to 900m (Line of Site), Push Button Channel Changer For Easy Use
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Kamloops, BC

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Nanaimo, BC

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Prince George, BC

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