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  • Trench Size (max)
    Trench Size (max) Depth 24in 609 mm Width 4.3-6 in 110-150 mm
  • Power Train
    Power Train Ground drive Hydraulic, infinite variable from zero to maximum, speed and direction control Digging chain drive Hydraulic direct drive, one speed forward, reverse Pump drive Direct to engine Track width 200 mm Hydraulic Direct drive Digging chain 33/35 K Ground pressure 3.3 psi 23 kPa
  • Ease of Use
    Ease of Use

    All CX Series units are equipped with hydrostatic, skid steer-style steering for easier operation.

    Redesigned easy-touch controls are smoother and lighter for less operator fatigue and increased machine responsiveness.

  • Noise Level
    Noise Level Operator 92 dBa per ISO 6394 Overall 101 dBa per ISO 6393
  • CX Track Design
    CX Track Design

    Exclusive, patented CX track design puts more track on the ground for better traction while increasing stability for better production.

    The shorter left track allows for a more compact piece of equipment than competitive designs, offering improved maneuverability in tighter spaces.

  • Reliability

    New, robust, straightforward pivot design is maintenance-free and increases unit uptime.

    Greaseless sealed bearing design with construction-grade seals help increase machine longevity.

    No daily grease points?a Ditch Witch exclusive?means less hassle and prep to keep your trenchers rental ready.

    Standard outboard bearing support stabilizes the headshaft and auger, for reliable productivity trench after trench.

    Simple, open design allows for quick, easy service access.

  • Operation
    Operation Travel speed, forward 120 ft/min 36.6 m/min Travel speed, reverse 120 ft/min 36.6 m/min Diggin chain speed (Std) 253 ft/min 77 m/min Spoils handling Mechanical, attached to and rotates with headshaft Auger diameter 17in 432 mm Trencher cleaner type Mechainical Trench cleaner size 4-6in Operating weight (up to) 1360lb 617kg
  • Power

    Equipped with a 12-hp (8.9-kW) Honda engine for maximum power in a compact unit.

    Up to 24” (609.6 mm) digging depth for efficient installation of pipe and cable.

    A newly designed hydraulic system eliminates vertical shafts and belts, resulting in a simple, reliable unit with no linkages to adjust.

    All CX Series walk-behind trenchers utilize the reliable, low-maintenance 35K digging systems specifically designed for Ditch Witch trenchers to optimize production.

  • Options

    Our easy-to-operate backfill blade is much faster and less expensive than manually backfilling with shovels, increasing productivity and rental revenue.

    Ditch Witch also offers the S3C Trailer, a single-axle design with a new rail system for easy loading and unloading of equipment of up to 3,500 lb (1,588 kg). 

  • Fluid Capacites
    Fluid Capacites Hydraulic reservoir 11 gal 41.6 L Hydrualic system 11.5 gal 43.5 L Fuel 1.6 gal 6.05 L Engine oil 1.2 qt 1.1 L
  • Superior Support
    Superior Support

    Ditch Witch equipment is backed by 170 dealer locations worldwide, each with genuine Ditch Witch parts in stock, plus factory-trained service and expert advice to help deliver a superior return on investment for your rental equipment.

  • Dimensions
    Dimensions U.S. Metric Boom travel down 63º Boom travel up 60º Width 35.8 in 909 mm Height 57 in 1450 mm Tread 27 in 686 mm Angle of departure 45º CL to Right 18.6 in 472 mm CL to Left 17.2 in 437 mm Headshaft 13.7 in 348 mm Length (up to) 94 in 2390 mm Spoil discharge reach 14.1 in 358 mm Angle of approach 52º
  • Hydraulic System
    Hydraulic System Dual pump total capacity 7.5 GPM 28.4 l/min Ground drive Pressure 2,500 psi 172 bar Capacity 1.5 GPM 5.7 l/min Digging drive Pressure 3,500 psi 241 bar Capacity 6 GPM 22.7 l/min
  • Vibration Level
    Vibration Level Operator's hand Less than 2.5 m/s2
  • Power
    Power Engine Honda iGX 390 Fuel Gasoline Cooling Air Number of Cclinders 1 Displacement 23.7in3 389cm3 Bore 3.5in 88mm Stroke 2.5in 64mm Manufacturer's net HP rating 11.7 hp 8.7 kW Rated speed 3,600 rpm Fuel consumption @ rated power 0.92 GPH 3.5 LPH Tilt angle, max 20º Battery None (rope start)