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Old 08-03-2013, 01:36 PM   #1
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Suggested brake controller??

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I just bought a new (to me) 2007 Octane 24ZX toy hauler, and need some advice on a brake controller. I currently have a five year old timed controller (Cequent??) that worked great for my old hybrid trailer. Should I be looking at getting a new proportional controller, or will this one work for this heavier trailer?
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Old 08-03-2013, 01:42 PM   #2
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Get a MaxBrake or Prodigy 3 or 2 brake controller.
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Old 08-03-2013, 02:09 PM   #3
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Suggested brake controller??

x2 on the Prodigy 3. I have one and love it. Much better than the old style controller i had.
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Old 08-03-2013, 02:12 PM   #4
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I have p2 works great. IIRC the difference between P2 and P3 is support for Hydraulic over Electric brakes, if you don't need that save a few bucks and get the P2, same electronic braking algorithm.
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Old 08-03-2013, 03:25 PM   #5
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I use the Prodigy P3 and like it, so do many others as this exclusive JOF brake controller poll suggests:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...highlight=poll
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Old 08-03-2013, 03:41 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input!! Is this something I should look at before I head out on my first road trip, or will the old one work for now?
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Old 08-03-2013, 03:49 PM   #7
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I have the Tekonsha Voyager Proportional Controller. It has limited mounting options compared to the P2 and LED feedback vs the Prodigy's display. It supposedly has the Tekonsha "learning" algorithm and it will save you $50-$60. No problems or issues.....

http://www.etrailer.com/comparison.a...9510&pc2=90885
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Old 08-03-2013, 03:51 PM   #8
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Ditch the time delay controller and install a real brake controller before your next outing.
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Another vote for the P3.
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:58 PM   #10
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Ditch the time delay controller and install a real brake controller before your next outing.
I finally took your advice and bought a P3 controller, it repalced a Curt time delay controller.

Let me say.... it made a world of difference! Even the DW commented about how smoother the braking is!!
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