Elecbrakes is a trailer mounted proportional trailer brake controller that draws power from the tail light circuit as well as the brake light circuit ensuring sufficient power is available for up to two braked axles.
Braking is triggered by positive voltage being applied to the brake light circuit. Once braking is triggered Elecbrakes uses Microprocessors and Accelerometers to calculate and provide precise brake response.
Elecbrakes connects wirelessly to the in-car remote control and/or the user's smartphone. This enables intuitive adjustments while driving as well as access to a manual override. The smartphone app allows the user to set brake responses according to trailer load or driving conditions by calibrating five preset programs. All of the preset programs are stored within the device on the trailer, ensuring any user can download their own copy of the smartphone app and will still have access to the Elecbrakes' preconfigured settings.
Elecbrakes employs a high-speed microprocessor and various sensors which continuously sample the operating parameters over 1,000 times per second.
For communication, the device uses the widely adopted Bluetooth 4.0 standard, and the hardware selections yield a Bluetooth device that has long range capability ensuring high connection reliability and no dropouts under typical operating conditions. This means the device can be mounted anywhere on the trailer's draw bar with no detriment to the wireless connection.
This listing is for the brake control unit only. For installation, please select your preferred installation method and also purchase the appropriate add-on:
The wired variant of Elecbrakes unit comes with a small cable and plug connected to the electronics and secured in a resin core. This unit will then be connected to a specially designed loom that can be wired into the trailers electrical circuit. Typically used by manufacturers or installers, the unit must be wired into the trailers electrical circuit to operate. This can be done in several ways from piggybacking into the trailers plug or splicing into the trailers loom.
The Elecbrake unit can be mounted facing in any direction and should be within reach of the trailers loom for ease of wiring.
All the settings are programmed by the in-car controller. Once set up, these settings are stored in the Elecbrake unit ready for operation. Anyone who chooses this version should consider having it installed by a qualified auto electrician or technician.
To use this version of installation, purchase the Elecbrakes Hard Wired Leader plug available here.
Plug & Play Connectivity:
This plug and play version of the Elecbrakes device has identical functionality to the standard hardwired version, the difference being that the waterproof connecters are pre wired, taking away any requirement for the user to splice Elecbrakes into the trailer existing circuits. All you need to do is affix the brake unit onto your trailer and simply plug in to your tow vehicle's socket.
The user specified adapter configuration takes into consideration the tow vehicles socket and the trailers plug to suit the needs of the user. Adapters are available in all common combinations using flat 7 and 12 sockets and plugs and well as 7 pin round small and large combinations.
To use this version of installation, purchase the user identified adapter socket also available on our store.
Fineline Fabrications are an authorised installer and re-seller of genuine Elecbrakes products.