John Deere - S690

S690 S-Series Combine

The S690 is capable of handling all header sizes up to 45 feet in width. The S690 has many built-in performance, safety, service, and reliability features to make harvesting easier in an extra large crop.


  • Dyna-Flo™ Plus cleaning shoe
  • Power folding grain tank extensions and covers
  • 615P slug removal feature
  • ProDrive™ propulsion system automatically shifts between two speed ranges as ground conditions change
  • Feederhouse fore-aft adjustment
  • CommandTouch™ multi-speed feederhouse drive provides extra high-torque drive capacity
  • Active Terrain Adjustment™ feature
  • Factory-installed integrated air compressor
  • Active Concave Isolation (ACI) increases threshing capacity


  • AutoTrac™ RowSense™ system increases machine efficiency while harvesting corn
  • Documentation made easy with GreenStar™ (GS) Harvest Doc™ system
  • Harvesting with GreenStar™ (GS) Harvest Monitor™ system
  • StarFire™ 3000 Receiver
  • StarFire™ attachment for S-Series Combines


  • Extended-wear separator package available
  • Dual-range separator drive is standard on S-Series Combines
  • Single-tine separation (STS™) module provides maximum separation of threshed grain
  • Active Concave Isolation (ACI) increases threshing capacity
  • HD separator grates
  • TriStream™ rotor designed for material handling
  • Selecting the correct concave is key to combine performance
  • Discharge beater moves material quickly away from rear of separator
  • Rice harvesting package provides premium harvesting performance in rice crops while maintaining high capacity in other crops
  • Variable Stream rotor designed for material handling
  • DensePack threshing tines for variable stream rotor
  • Rice performance enhancement package
  • S-Series and STS™ large-wire concaves
  • S-Series and STS™ round-bar concaves
  • S-Series and STS™ small-wire concaves


  • 90-mm (3.50-in.) feederhouse lift cylinders for S680 and S690 Combines
  • Closed-center hydraulics system overview
  • 47-L (12.4-gal.) main hydraulic reservoir for S680 and S690 Combines
  • TouchSet™ hydraulics for all S-Series Combines
  • 80-mm (3.15-in.) feederhouse lift cylinders provide lift required by larger, heavier header equipment


  • 520/85R38 and 520/85R42 wide-spaced dual tires provide increased flotation and decreased soil compaction
  • John Deere 91.4-cm (36-in.) S-Series Combine tracks
  • 580/85R42 dual tires
  • 650/85R38 R1W wide-spaced dual tires provide maximum flotation and minimum soil compaction
  • VF710/65R26 R2, VF750/65R26 R1W, and VF750/65R26 CFO R1W rear tires
  • 800/65R32 drive tires provide excellent performance
  • IF800/70R38 CFO R1W drive tire provides better flotation and reduced ground pressures than comparable non-IF tire
  • IF 900/60R32 CFO R1 drive tires offer increased floatation through increased sectional width
  • IF900/60R32 tire: an excellent single tire for S-Series Combines
  • Low-sidewall (LSW) drive and steer tires provide superior traction and flotation
  • IF 900/65R32 CFO R2 drive tires can be dished in or out without the use of axle spacers
  • 230-mm (9-in.), bolt-on access platform with single drive tires attachment
  • Medium-length ladder attachment
  • Attachments, short-length ladder


  • Length and orientation of feederhouse provide excellent header visibility
  • CommandTouch™ multi-speed feederhouse drive provides extra high-torque drive capacity
  • Lateral tilt feederhouse with automatic self-leveling system follows varying contours of sloping ground
  • Feederhouse cast-iron slat gathering chain is highly resistant to damage
  • Fixed-speed feederhouse drive
  • High-torque, variable-speed feederhouse drive system
  • Quick-adjust feederhouse drum height
  • Feederhouse fore-aft adjustment
  • S-Series feederhouse designed to handle large front end equipment and the highest levels of material handling
  • Enhanced single-point feederhouse latching
  • Electronically controlled feederhouse reverser
  • Feed accelerator and stone-trap system (FAST) provides smooth crop flow and disperses crop material evenly
  • Slip clutch handles high volumes of material
  • Conveyor chain drive
  • TriStream™ feeding system designed to maximize performance and material handling
  • Variable-speed feederhouse drive system available
  • Feederhouse hooks provide unobstructed view during header hookup
  • Feederhouse safety side shields provide quick access to drive shafts and hydraulic hose connections


  • Comfort in all conditions
  • Enhanced external manual or electrical mirrors
  • Comfortable enhanced air-suspension seat
  • Instructor seat and active refrigerator
  • Combine-lighting technology
  • Intuitive digital cornerpost display
  • Convenient and easy-to-operate controls
  • Flexible cab options
  • Easy-to-operate dual-tilt steering wheel/column
  • Compact overhead control panel
  • HarvestSmart™ feedrate control system
  • Increase productivity with JDLink™ Ultimate telematics system and JDLink Connect enabled for John Deere FarmSight™ services
  • Rotational alarm system
  • Reduced sound level reduces stress
  • Bosch® sound systems make short days
  • Increased storage enhances operator efficiency
  • Better visibility means better harvesting
  • Interactive combine adjustment (ICA)
  • 615P slug removal feature
  • Side belt speed reduction


  • HarvestSmart™ feedrate control system
  • Active Terrain Adjustment™ feature
  • John Deere engine speed management
  • Interactive combine adjustment (ICA)
  • TouchSet™ hydraulics for all S-Series Combines


  • Configuring residue management system by crop type
  • Converting one residue management system to another
  • Residue management attachments
  • Top residue management features


  • Active Terrain Adjustment™ feature
  • Dyna-Flo™ Plus cleaning shoe
  • Conveyer augers provide positive, even grain delivery to the cleaning system
  • Equip S-Series Combines with deep-tooth or general-purpose chaffer and sieve
  • TouchSet™ automatic combine adjustment
  • Adjustable front chaffer
  • Slow-speed cleaning fan drive for STS™ combines


  • Easy unloading on the go with 7.9-m (26-ft) and 8.7-m (28.5-ft) unloading auger
  • 14,100-L (400-bu) S-Series grain tank
  • Power folding grain tank extensions and covers
  • Moisture sensor mounted on clean grain elevator
  • Extended-wear grain-handling system available
  • Folding unloading augers shorten length of combine for transport and storage
  • Rapid material movement with S-Series tailings return system
  • Easy unloading with the S-Series unloading auger
  • Beacon lights help to boost productivity and safety
  • Additional full grain tank sensor attachment


  • Front axle and final drives provide high load-carrying capability
  • Ground drive system provides infinite speed ranges (ProDrive™ transmission)
  • Hydraulic brakes absorb high torque for better corner braking and increased reliability
  • Hydrostatic steering system reduces operator steering effort
  • ProDrive™ propulsion system automatically shifts between two speed ranges as ground conditions change
  • Rear axle positions
  • S-Series rear axle available in adjustable tread
  • Two-speed, 4-wheel drive (4WD) increasing traction


  • Distribute power through the main engine gearcase
  • Powerful John Deere PowerTech PSS™ 13.5L engine
  • Factory-installed integrated air compressor
  • Engine air scoop provides continuously clean fresh air to engine and engine deck compartment
  • Easy-access engine deck
  • John Deere engine speed management
  • Isochronous engine governor enhances overall capacity and efficiency
  • John Deere Final Tier 4 (FT4) automatic filter cleaning process

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