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Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Have a pre-wired plug or tow package that an adapter can plug into
  • Prefer being able to override the brakes with a push of a button, rather than the typical slide lever

No, if you:

  • Like having more detailed diagnostics to help troubleshoot potential issues
  • Swap out different trailers and would get frustrated by not having presets
Proportional brake controller mounts easily. Digital display indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment has 5 levels so that you can set braking intensity to suit your towing needs. Lowest Prices for the best trailer brake controller from Hopkins. Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional part number HM47294 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Hopkins Trailer Brake Controller - HM47294

  • Hopkins
  • Electric
  • Electric over Hydraulic
  • Proportional Controller
  • Under-Dash Box
  • Up to 4 Axles
  • Automatic Leveling
  • Dash Mount
  • 70 Degrees

Proportional brake controller mounts easily. Digital display indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment has 5 levels so that you can set braking intensity to suit your towing needs.


Features:

  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow vehicle
    • Activates immediately - no pausing like with time-delayed brake controllers
  • Recommended mounting is between -20 degrees and 70 degrees
  • 5 Sensitivity levels let you adjust initial braking power and aggressiveness
  • Digital display is easy to read
  • Built-in, manual override button
  • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter (sold separately) is required for installation


Specs:

  • Application: trailers with up to 4 axles (8 brake assemblies)
    • Designed for use with electric or electric-over-hydraulic trailer brakes
  • Dimensions: 3" wide x 5" long x 1-1/4" tall
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Proportional Braking

With a proportional brake controller, you can get heavy-duty emergency braking, general braking or slow-to-an-idle braking for your trailer automatically. The intensity with which your trailer brakes are activated and the rate at which they are applied are dependent on the deceleration of your tow vehicle. This means that, unlike time-delay controllers - which send the same amount of preset power to your trailer brakes every time - proportional controllers are able to adapt to every braking situation differently. So, if you slam on the brakes in your truck, your trailer brakes will activate with that same extreme intensity. And if you merely slow down as you approach a red light, your trailer will gradually brake in the same manner.


As long as the Agility controller sits level on a horizontal plane and is pointed in the direction of travel, it will sense - via an internal inertia sensor - how your tow vehicle brakes. This inertia-based sensor responds to the deceleration of your tow vehicle as you brake by signaling the controller to send out enough power to your trailer brakes so that they are activated with an intensity that matches. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.


Power and Sensitivity Adjustment

Getting the braking power you need for your application is simple with the Agility. First, set the overall power so that you can achieve maximum braking without locking up your trailer brakes.


Once you have the overall power set, you can fine-tune the power output by adjusting the sensitivity of the internal sensor. Use the adjustment buttons on the top of the controller to achieve your desired degree of intensity. There are 5 levels to choose from. The first level offers the least amount of sensitivity, making it ideal for lightweight setups. The heavier your load, the higher you will want to take the sensitivity. At level 5, the sensitivity of the internal sensor is as high as it can go. This level provides the most aggressive braking and is ideal for heavy loads.


Digital Display

On the front of the Agility there is a digital display that is designed to keep you aware of the braking action of your trailer. This screen shows your sensitivity level, overall power percentage and error codes for issues such as a short circuit.


Simple Installation

The Hopkins Agility is recommended to be mounted in your cab at an angle that is between -20 degrees and 70 degrees to make it easy to access.


Correct Agility mounting90-Degree Agility mounting

Note: The Agility must be mounted on a level horizontal (side-to-side) plane and must be lined up with the direction of travel for the internal sensor to function properly.


To install the Agility, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter (sold separately) is required. These custom kits are available for most newer trucks and SUVs. One end of the custom adapter plugs into your vehicle, and the other end plugs into the controller - no hardwiring required.


See also etrailer.com's exclusive 7- and 4-way brake-control installation kit (ETBC7 - sold separately) if you don't already have a 7-way plug at the back of your vehicle.



47294 Hopkins Agility Proportional Trailer Brake Control - Plug-In Simple

Installation Details HM47294 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - HM47294

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (118 Customer Reviews)

Proportional brake controller mounts easily. Digital display indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment has 5 levels so that you can set braking intensity to suit your towing needs.

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I installed my Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller about a year ago in my 2010 Chevy Colorado. It mounted easy and works well. Fortunately my truck was prewired for a brake controller. It automatically detects a trailer that is hooked up.



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Already own one of these for another vehicle. Just installed this one tonight on a Tundra and works great. Easy install and setup. Etrailer had it delivered in the estimated timeframe and no issues as usual.



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Product arrived promptly. Appears as advertised, but I have yet to install it so can’t comment on its functionality. Have every reason to believe it will perform to expectations. If not, I will be mad as a wet hen. If it works, I will be happy as a lark.


Comments
So far, so good. Haven’t used the camper much, but the trailer brake worked great when we did use it.
Gary B - 03/29/2021


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Bought the wiring connector sold separately for my truck and this brake controller was very easy to install. It works flawlessly.



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Good brake controller. Only problem I have had with it is the manual button will not fully release some of the time. Other than that is is a good controller.



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FAST SHIPPING! Great prices. My company regularly purchases from etrailer. No need to shop elsewhere.



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Just finished installing my Hopkins brake controller with the plug in wire harness for my Toyota Tacoma. Couldn't have been simpler. Took about 10 minutes. Took longer to find the factory connector which was part of the tow package on my truck. Nice product, also reached out to the tech department last night around 11pm and had the answer this morning at 7:30 am. That's great service, could have gotten it a little cheaper through another site, mainly because of free shipping but quality service like this is worth plenty. If I need any trailer accessories again etrailer will be who I call.



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Very easy to install. Works great. Just what I needed to control brakes on 16 foot cargo trailer. I bought this to install in 2016 Ford F150. part number HM47845.



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So easy a cave man can do it. Just plug and play with this one, I’ve always had the old style that had to have a line from the brake master cylinder to the controller. My only issue was where I installed it bumps my knee occasionally.



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etrailer.com made my product selection easy. They even showed the recommended wiring adapter without me having to search for it separately. This brake controller was easy to install and setup. This, in addition to a good price, made my purchase and installation easy. I would definitely choose them again for my camper and towing needs.


Comments
Im still happy with my products that I purchased from you. Thanks for checking and and have a nice day.
Kevin R - 04/08/2019



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Control mounted easily and the connector linked up with the connector under the dash perfectly and it works great!


Comments
It has been a year since I installed the control. It has worked flawlessly and I remain very pleased with its performance.
Lloyd - 06/17/2020


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received very quick! i have not installed the controller yet but i'm sure i'll be very pleased as a good friend of mine has one and loves it. i've used his truck and my trailer to haul my skid loader and the hopkins worked perfect.


Comments
its been a year since installing my hopkins brake controller and it works perfectly. i tow my bobcat on a 18 dove tail trailer and i cant believe how well it makes my truck and trailer slow down and stop. i highly recommend for a easy install and adjustability at a very good price
paul g - 11/13/2019



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Positive


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Great
Dennis - 05/12/2021


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Very pleased with this product, works as advertised.


Comments
Im not a electronics guy but this quick and easy to install.Works flawlessly.
Lonnie J - 03/26/2021


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First I would like to say etrailer is a great company to work with, they made contact with me by phone no an email to let me know that my parts were bcaked ordered and if I I was pressed for time they would send another like unit ASAP. Though I haven't had the opportunity to try the brake control the wire harness I ordered for my 2002 chevy silveroda and Control went in with no problems



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This is a great product, and works perfectly for me. It is very easy to install; literally plug-and-play. I’m very satisfied w/ this unit. I had issue finding the factory installed brake control connecting cable on new 2016 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum. Had to take vehicle back to dealership and it took them 2 hours to locate and unwrap the connecting cable. I installed Hopkins Agility controller under dash above gas pedal (best location). Tight spot; used socket in hand to snug the 2 screws on right side of bracket. I remove the unit and secure the wiring under the dash (leaving installed bracket) when not towing.



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I was able to install the brake controller in less than five minutes once I located the plug underneath my dash. Etrailer had a video that even showed where to look on my vehicle. This unit is very easy to adjust and it is flawless so far. I had already purchased a controller in a local retailer's store but they didn't carry the adapter I needed in order to install the unit. Etrailer.com had both units in stock and $20.00 less than my local store. I chose this unit because of the plug and play features and I know that if I want to change vehicles, I just need to purchase the corresponding adapter and I can easily transfer my Agility controller into my new vehicle. The shipping was fast and low cost. Etrailer.com was my last stop during this project but they will be my first stop for my next trailer project!!



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Excellent. I hooked this Hopkins controller up with the specified harness and after plugging it into the Factory OEM plus on my Honda Ridgline, all I had to do was add a 20amp fuse as they don't put it in the Ridgeline from the factory, but the manual does list that. Worked like a champ! This proportional controller allows my Ridgeline with the trailer to feel as if there is nothing on the truck when I'm breaking. Seems as if there is no trailer connected as compared to when I have pulled with electronic braking where you never seem to get the settings just right.



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Fast service. Relatively easy to install (once you decide where to mount it). I haven't used it on my trailer yet, but I anticipate that it will work fine. I used the Plug in harness even tho' my Toyota Tacoma came with one, because I would rather not cut the wires from the controller and splice the wires from the harness.



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Works great, was easy to install. If you purchase this make sure you get the Hopkins Plug-in Simple Brake Wiring Adapter also. etrailer.com is the best, worry free, one stop shop site for all your trailer needs.



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Great product and service. I just hooked it up and everything works like it should, great product and service, received it sooner than expected, trailer brakes work great on my new trailer.



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THIS PENDULUM BRAKE CONTROLLER WAS NOT SENSITIVE/AGGRESSIVE ENOUGH FOR QUICK HEAVY BRAKING. I REINSTALLED MY ORIGINAL TIME/VOLTAGE CONTROLLER. I SHOULD HAVE RETURNED THIS HOPKINS CONTROLLER TO YOU FOR REFUND, BUT HAVE NOT.



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Easy install with vehicle specific cable. Probably took me 30 minutes taking my time. Took the trailer for a short ride and everything seems to function perfectly. Haven't taken an extended trip yet. Easy if you check out the etrailer install video first.



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Order was delivered early. Installation was easy and worked as expected. 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE.



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good service Great people to deal with


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