Last updated on January 11th, 2020 at 12:30 pm
1200 psi Hydrastar® Brake Actuator Generation 7 suits boat trailers under 3.2t. The Hydrastar® actuator requires a 12 volt DC Tekonsha iPrimus or P2 hard-wired controller. Redarc brands are also suitable.
Why do I need this type of brake controller?
The Law requires trailers over 2t to install a breakaway kit on your trailer or caravan.
Couplemate has good stocks of this product and ships from Brisbane.
Carlisle offers a 2-year warranty on all HydraStar® 1200 psi units against faulty workmanship. Warranty issues are handled here in Australia.
What are the specifications?
- Application: single, or tandem-axle trailers with disc brakes
- Maximum output pressure: 1,200 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
Trailer braking is the most critical function of towing. Therefore, electric braking provides the ultimate in control and safety
HydraStar® claim to have the quickest response time and the lowest current draw of any brake actuator on the market.
Note: Proportional controllers do not supply 100% of the voltage when the vehicle is not moving. Your car must be driving for the Hydrastar® to work correctly.
To test the braking system, pull the pin on the breakaway kit to assist you to bleed the system of hydraulic oil.
Hydrastar® equipment is available for
- 1200 psi is suitable for boat trailers up to 3.2 Tonne.
- Trailers over 3.2t require the 1600 psi model.
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What is a Breakaway Kit
A breakaway kit applies brakes for not less than 15 minutes in the event the trailer disconnects from the tow vehicle.
Note: the CM702 breakaway kit, not supplied but required if your boat and trailer is over 2t.
Purchase a breakaway kit by clicking the image.
We try our best to get your purchase into the transport systems like Australia Post and Toll Ipec as quickly as possible.
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Finally, stainless braided hydraulic hose is a good investment to use to connect your Hydrastar to the hydraulic calipers.
1200 psi Hydrastar® Brake Actuator | Boat Trailers UNDER 3.2t