It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when buying a new travel trailer, caravan or camper but choosing the right brake controller is essential. The towing weight of most trailers necessitates the use of a trailer brake system. In the majority of cases this is likely to be an electric brake
Is the cost of electric brake controller installation holding you back from buying your own controller? You may be thinking that you don’t have the know how of electric brake controller wiring to install it yourself. And you might not want the expense and time off the road that professional installation would entail. Elecbrakes has
It’s crucial for anyone who works with horses to do everything possible to reduce the stress experienced by the animals during travel. The smooth, proportional control offered by Elecbrakes horse float brake controller helps to keep horses comfortable and relaxed. This is vital for ensuring that there is no impact on the horse’s performance after
You may have heard about a new type of electric brake controller that is rapidly gaining popularity around Australia. If you’ve found yourself wondering “so what is a wireless electric brake controller and why would I want one?” then you’re in the right place.
If you’ve only ever towed small car trailers then you’ve probably never had to worry about having a trailer breakaway system. For Elecbrakes customers and anyone towing a trailer above 2000kg GTM, however, understanding your obligations in regards to a breakaway unit becomes an important consideration.
Wiring diagram and guide for trailer-wired installation Have you ever found yourself asking – “do I need an electric brake controller?”. For many trailer users, the answer is yes. If you’re towing between 751kg and 2,000kg of loaded weight you’ll need braking on both wheels on at least one axle. From 2,001kg up to 4,500
People often ask us “how is it possible to draw enough amps from standard trailer wiring to power electric trailer brakes?”. Until the invention of Elecbrakes, a common assumption was that a trailer side power supply configuration was not possible.
Traditionally electric brake controllers had to be hard-wired into your tow vehicle. That meant every time you wanted to change cars, let a friend borrow your caravan, or trailer, or hire out your caravan or trailer, the tow vehicle had to have a brake controller fitted as well. Well not any more. Designed for Australian