The best unit available on the market and we have created a solution to enabling this to be used as a portable system suitable any vehicle. Setup in a compact and sleek design to fit into any vehicle’s cup holder for simple and user friendly operation. With the remote head unit the main unit can easily be positioned under the front seats while the control knob sits compact in a neat and tidy fashion easily accessible by the driver. This is by far the most simplest unit to fit into anyone’s vehicle requiring the use of a portable electric brake unit.
Offers selectable Proportional or User Controlled trailer braking modes allowing the user to choose the braking style.
Features Active Calibration which constantly monitors the direction of travel providing a smooth braking system.
Will operate from either 12V or 24V vehicle systems without the need for manual selection or extra components or wiring.
100% compatible with ALKO stability control system.
Position the Redarc module under one of the front seats, use the supplied Velcro strip applied to the base of the unit to hold it in position to the vehicles carpet lining. The facing direction is not important like other brake units as this is self-calibrating.
Connect the 4 wire plug and the remote head cable.
Position the remote head in the vehicle cup holder or alternative position which is reachable by the driver.
Run the 5m length of cable to the rear of the vehicle and connect the yellow plug to the adaptor.
Please keep in mind the Redarc Tow Pro Elite unit is self-calibrating and it will calibrate each and every time the 12v power disconnects.
Please refer to the user manual for complete operational instructions.
Portable Electric Brake Kit
Redarc Tow Pro Elite Installation Instructions
The unit is fitted with motion sensors and it is extremely important that control module is positioned in a secure place where it cannot move while travelling. The unit is supplied with a velcro strip on the base which is ideal for positioning under one of the front seats adhering to the carpet lining. If using this method you must ensure that the unit is adhered correctly and not able to move around and no other loose objects in the vehicle must interfere with the control unit at any time. More secure options are to fix the unit using screws or cable ties to a solid and stable object within the vehicle. The facing direction is not important as the unit is self-calibrating.
– Connect the 4 wire plug to the control module
– Connect the cigarette power plug to the vehicles 12v socket
If the unit cannot be securely mounted you will need to switch the control module to user controlled mode. This can be achieved by following the below steps while the vehicle is on and the trailer / caravan is connected.
1. Set the knob to 0
2. Apply vehicle brakes
3. Double click the knob (i.e. two pushes within 1 sec)
4. Release vehicle brakes
The unit Repeat process to switch back to automatic proportional mode.
Position the remote head in the vehicle cup holder or alternative position which is reachable by the driver and connect the RJ45 lead to the control module.
Fitment of Remote Head
Run the 5m length of cable from the control module to the rear of the vehicle feeding the cable through a safe path, ideally under floor mats if possible. Drop the lead out of the boot lid and connect the yellow plug to the supplied
adaptor. Connect 12 pin adaptor to your trailer/caravan and test brake unit prior to departure.
The control module will enter the self-calibrating mode when the power is first connected. Please refer to the supplied Redarc user manual for full instruction on calibration and complete operational instructions.
Brake Leads & Adaptor
The control module will calibrate after loss & resupply of its 12v power source. If your vehicles 12v cigarette lighter socket is not a permanent power source it will calibrate each time the vehicle is restarted.
Due to being a portable device operating from a 12v cigarette lighter source the unit is limited to braking either a single axle or tandem axle trailer only. It is not suitable to operate brakes on a triple axle trailer unless the unit is hard wired to the vehicle as per the supplied Redarc installation instructions.
1 x Redarc Tow Pro Elite brake controller
1 x Power & connection cables
1 x Adaptor 12pin flat female to 7pin flat male 1 x Cup holder mounting unit with RJ45 lead