1.5t Mini Excavators


Master Hire’s compact 1.5t mini excavators are the perfect tool for digging trenches or foundations. The Wacker Neuson 1404 excavator fits into the tight spots around your home or job site with the machine able to fit through a space only 990mm wide. The unit comes with a range of digging buckets and an aluminium trailer with ramps. The rubber tracks are adjustable, allowing the base to extend out to 1300mm. Weighing only 1,530kg, it is able to travel up to 2.5km/h. These machines can be towed behind any vehicle with a towing capacity greater than 2250kg

Ease of use

Our compact mini excavators are reliable, easy to operate and safe enough for the narrowest of backyards or tightest landscapes.

  • Adjustable rubber tracks for narrow access
  • Easy to fit through side or back gates, making them perfect for any backyard
  • Standard features include fire extinguisher, battery isolator switch and emergency stop button
  • Powerful diesel engine
  • Complete with set of digging buckets
  • Roll Over Protective Structure fitted


All Master Hire mini excavators come with a wide range of attachments including:

  • Hydraulic batter blade
  • Complete range of buckets including 300 trenching bucket, 450mm general purpose bucket, and 800mm mud bucket (some sizes may vary depending on make/model of machine)

Product training and guidance

Our 1.5t mini excavators are easy to use and do not require a license to operate. Master Hire’s free customer hand over includes a thorough walk through and training to ensure you can operate the machine confidently and safely at all times.

Delivery and Pick Up

Master Hire offers convenient delivery and pick up options. Speak to our team for delivery rates which may vary depending on location. For more information, or to enquire about our hire rates, contact Master Hire 1300 107 107.

For your safety, convenience and WHS obligations, user manuals and hazard assessments are available for a range of equipment.

Product Documents

SKU: EXC1.5 Categories: , Tag:

These specifications are a guide only based on the supplier’s specifications.

WACKER NEUSON 1404 (E09-01)
Engine Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 24L
Track Type Rubber
Operator Position Open Canopy
Operating Weight 1530kg
Breakout Force Bucket (max) 1447.99kfg
Breakout Force Arm (max) 734.19kfg
Machine Weight 1402kg
Operating Height (max) 3390mm
Dump Height (max) 2370mm
Overall Length 3645mm
Overall Width 990mm
Overall Height 2283mm
Travel Speed (max) 2.5km/hr
Digging Radius (max) 3700mm
Digging Depth (max) 2240mm
SWL* See Table

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