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  • Vibration Level



    Vibration Level








    Operator's hand
    Less than 2.5 m/s2


  • 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

  • Ease of Use
    C12X
    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.

  • CX Track Design
    C12X
    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.

  • Superior Support
    C12X
    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.

  • Noise Level



    Noise Level








    Operator
    92 dBa per ISO 6394




    Overall
    101 dBa per ISO 6393


  • Reliability
    C12X
    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

  • Trench Size (max)



    Trench Size (max)








    Depth
    24in
    609 mm



    Width
    4.3-6 in
    110-150 mm

  • Options
    C12X
    Options

    The RotoWitch® boring attachment results in fewer disturbances, less labor and less restoration than tearing up driveways and sidewalks to complete an installation.

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

    Ditch Witch offers the S2B trailer, a single-axle design with fold-down ramps for easy loading and unloading.

  • 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)


  • Power
    C12X
    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.

  • 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


  • 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

  • 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

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