Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc.


Compact Excavator

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Operating Weight


Max Dig Reach


Max Dig Depth


Huge performance on all kinds of jobs.

The Hitachi ZX50U-5 is a small machine that gives you huge performance on all kinds of jobs. And its reduced footprint doesn’t mean you’ll sacrifice efficiency, reliability or durability with a fuel-efficient and reliable engine that meets emission standards.

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Product Highlights

Advanced hydraulics highlight

Advanced Hydraulics

Hitachi High-Performance Hydraulic (HHH) system optimizes pump flow. Eco and Power work modes for desired productivity.

Versatile Controls

Auxiliary Function Lever (AFL) includes a trigger switch, a horn switch and analog switch that can be used for various attachments, like a breaker.
Strong structure and undercarriage

Strong Structure and Undercarriage

Soil-free track prevents material buildup. Select from rubber or steel grouser, or rubber pad tracks.

Easy Maintenance

Wide-open covers ease maintenance. Parallel-arranged cooling package facilitates cleaning.

Comfortable Cab

Cab is equipped with an ergonomically designed operator station, a comfortable seat with suspension and slide features, and an easy-to-see LCD display.

Durable Boom/Arm

Boom cylinder guard to prevent damage. HN bushing applied on front attachment joints for better grease retention.
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