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2LINK connectivity

Intelligent chassis technology

AL-KO is rolling out sensors in caravan chassis: the core of the new system is the AL-KO 2LINK box with Bluetooth technology, which is mounted in the area of the caravan's drawbar. Together with the 2LINK smartphone app, it makes the caravan chassis fit for the future. AL-KO 2LINK forms the basis for future...

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Intelligent chassis technology

AL-KO is rolling out sensors in caravan chassis: the core of the new system is the AL-KO 2LINK box with Bluetooth technology, which is mounted in the area of the caravan's drawbar. Together with the 2LINK smartphone app, it makes the caravan chassis fit for the future. AL-KO 2LINK forms the basis for future functions. 

2LINK system: 

  • the AL-KO 2LINK starter package includes an electronics box and a smartphone app   
  • The ATC status display is included free of charge in the starter package  
  • The 2LINK Box can be easily retrofitted by authorised AL-KO specialist workshops
  • Additional safety and comfort features will follow

 

2LINK box:

  • The AL-KO 2LINK box is mounted in the area of the caravan's drawbar 
  • The box uses Bluetooth LE to transmit signals to the smartphone in the vehicle
  • It is water-tight according to IP 65
  • Can be installed on any caravan
  • 2-year warranty
  • Compact and very light
  • 12 V power connection
  • Ideal supplement to the AL-KO Trailer Control - ATC
     

2LINK app:

  • the app is available free in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store
  • The app is updated automatically 
  • ​With the app, you always have access to a wealth of AL-KO operating instructions
  • The shortest route to the nearest service station is displayed
  • Is available in several languages
  • Secure link between the 2LINK box and smartphone via a personal PIN
  • ATC status display is included free of charge
  • Optional: ​spirit level function for comfortably aligning the caravan
     

  

FAQ

Yes, 2LINK is suitable for all caravans. 

 

With the app, you always have certain operating instructions close at hand. In addition, it also shows the shortest route to the nearest service station. It guarantees a secure link between the 2LINK box and smartphone via a personal PIN. The ATC status display is included free of charge.

 

AL-KO 2LINK connectivity will be available on the market in spring 2017. The app is available free in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. 

 

A smartphone with the Bluetooth LE function (iOS operating system from iPhone 5, and most Android mobile phones from 2014) 

 

Via Bluetooth LE and PIN input 

 

No, the simultaneous connection of several mobile phones to a 2LINK system is not possible!
 

 

 

PIN can be assigned individually. If it is forgotten, a new PIN can be assigned by entering the supplied PUK code.  

 

Installation of the system and coupling of the ATC can only be carried out by an authorised specialist workshop

 

ATC status display during vehicle operation, e.g. ATC intervention, malfunctions, function monitoring, help messages 

 

No, the app's advantages can be used even without ATC

 

€149 (plus installation) for the starter package (box, app, ATC status display) 

 

At http://www.alko-tech.com/en/2link-connectivity-1  or directly in the Apple App Store for iOS and in the Google Play Store for Android 

 

During vehicle operation, current (12 V) is supplied via the ATC. When stationary, either via an independent battery or a 230 V/12 V converter in the caravan.

 

The box is updated via the app using the automatic update function.  

 

The app has to be started; important information is displayed as a pop-up message. 

 

Yes, simultaneous operation of the hands-free system in the vehicle is possible

 

2 years as standard; if you register on the AL-KO site, you will receive an additional year free. 

 

The system can be expanded with additional functions in the future; the box will be updated via the app.

 

The system functions with both a new and an exchanged ATC. 

 

Approx. 1-3 hours depending on the number of functions. 

 

All ATCs from serial number 2016174091 have the necessary firmware V1.34 or V1.35.