Last updated on January 11th, 2020 at 12:30 pm
1600 psi Hydrastar brake actuator is the latest model or Generation 7. Generation 7 requires an in-cab Tekonsha Primus IQ wired brake controller.
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Hydrastar 1600 is a 12v electric over Hydraulic trailer brake actuator and is suited for trailer brakes over 3.2t.
1600 psi Hydrastar Specifications are:
- Application: single, tandem-axle and tri-axle trailers with disc brakes
- Maximum output pressure: 1,600 psi
- Power: 12V DC
- Hydraulic port size: 3/16.”
- Dimensions: 11-3/4″ long x 3″ wide x 7-3/8″ tall
- Wire configuration:
- Black: 12-volt power
- Blue: brake controller
- Yellow: breakaway
- White: ground
- 2-Year limited warranty
Optional Extras are:-
- Breakaway Kit
- Breakaway Kit and iPrimus Brake Controller
With this unit, you will have the ultimate in control and safety as the HydraStar has the quickest response time and the lowest current draw of actuators on the market.
Note: Proportional brake controllers do not supply 100% of the voltage when the vehicle is not moving. The trailer must be in motion for the hydrastar to work correctly.
To test the system, pull the pin on the breakaway kit to assist you in bleeding the brake hoses of hydraulic oil.
The HydraStar eliminates the brake drag prevalent with surge actuators on downhill grades and also works smoothly in reverse. It is easy to operate.
HydraStar units are available in
- 1200psi for trailers up to 3.5 Tonne
- 1600psi unit for those larger trailers higher than 3.5 Tonne.
Furthermore, Carlisle offers a 2-year warranty on the HydraStar units.
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Finally, the breakaway switch is attached to the trailer and the tow vehicle. Detaching the trailer from the tow vehicle activates the breakaway, therefore enabling the trailer brakes.