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The M500 pro-chipper is ever since the showpiece of the Jo Beau spectrum. It is equipped with wide tractor profile tires and its 24Hp Honda GX engine. This unique, self propelled, compact chipper combines power and manoeuvrability on each ground. The separate counter jerrycan avoids fire danger upon filling petrol, focussing again on the safety standard of Jo Beau.

The Jo Beau® drum technology™ guarantees that branches and corresponding green mass with a diameter of 12 to 13cm -depending on the wood type – can be converted perfectly into high quality wood chips. The wide inlet opening of 63cm is designed for an even bigger volume side branches. The different options such as double wheels, detachable piece high rotating discharge pipe & leakage free caster wheels make the M500 very appropriate for gardeners, garden services and arborists.
There is also a T500, H500 appropriate for tractors or other hydraulic tool carriers.

All Jo Beau machines are built according to the valid European guidelines and have a CE-certificate. All machines are supplied with manual and parts list.

✓ Electrical start
✓ Self propelled
✓ Low infeed hopper with wide inlet opening
✓ Very easy handling
✓ Big air tires and caster wheels
✓ Only 73cm wide
✓ Hinged infeed hopper for an easy maintenance
✓ Unique Jo Beau drum technology™
✓ Drum ball bearings in heavy industrial version
✓ Hardened rotating knives
✓ Several practical options

Technical specifications


Max. recommended diameter120 mm (4.72 In)
Capacity chips (average)8,33 m³/h (294,17 ft³/h)
Processing speed (average)25 m/min (82 ft/min)


DrivePetrol engine
Brand & typeHonda iGX800 – 2 cyl. 4-stroke
Power18,6 kW (24,9 Hp)
Consumption7,1 L/h – 3600 RPM
Noise level Lw(A)108 dB(A)


Dimensions (LxWxH)2020 x 720 x 1450 mm (79.52 x 28.35 x 57.08 In)
Feed height850 mm (33.46 In)
Feed intake opening (LxW)660 x 520 mm (25.98 x 20.47 In)
Weight315 kg (694.46 Lbs)
Chipper TechnologyJo Beau® drumtechnology™
Chassis / Infeed hopper / Ejector chutePowder-coated steel
Knives2 hardened, reversable blades
Counter blade1 (4x reversable)
Drum transmissionTriple industrial V-belts on electromagnetic coupling
Drive tractionHydrostatic > 0-3,5 km/h (2.17mph)
Fuel supplyRemovable metal jerrycan 20L
Drive tractionHydrostatic > 0-3,5 km/h


Protection guards
Detachable piece for the discharge chute
High rotating ejection chute
Set leakproof swivel wheels
Work lighting – set
Double wheel set with tractor profile