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AL-KO Trailer Control (ATC)

The innovative anti-snaking system

Anyone who has ever encountered critical driving situations with their outfit will know that trailers or caravans react very sensitively at high speeds – and what the risks are! Even minor avoidance manoeuvres, side winds on bridges or wind pressure when overtaking trucks can soon cause the trailer to start snaking. ATC AL-KO Trailer...

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Description

The innovative anti-snaking system

Anyone who has ever encountered critical driving situations with their outfit will know that trailers or caravans react very sensitively at high speeds – and what the risks are! Even minor avoidance manoeuvres, side winds on bridges or wind pressure when overtaking trucks can soon cause the trailer to start snaking. ATC AL-KO Trailer Control actively counteracts such phenomena! The ATC has now proven itself 125,000 times and is our contribution to increased road safety.

Your advantage:

  • Sensors react to small lateral accelerations.
  • The system reacts automatically; the driver barely notices this correction
  • The gentle braking has the effect of returning the trailer to its track automatically
  • Automatic test runs when connecting the trailer
  • A clearly visible green LED indicates the emergency system is fully functional during startup
  • No adjustment to the towing vehicle or caravan needed

NEW: ATC Display
A safety indicator in the dashboard informs the driver about the operating status of the ATC.

Your advantage:

  • Visible safety: Critical towing conditions are detected at an early stage
  • Three systems at the receiver: System status can always be seen
  • Simple plug and play installation of the transmitter
  • Receiver can be positioned anywhere in the interior
  • Adjustable LED brightness
  • Simple retrofit for all ATC*
  • 2Link ready

*from 2009, also for Hobby, in older models a software update is possible

Winner of the DCC Technik Award.

Full details can be found in the catalogues:

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Technical data

ATC installation inTotal weight min. - max. kgUnladen weight min. kgOrder no.
Hobby caravanCaravan, single axle750 - 1,0005001225429
1,001 - 1,3008001225429
1,301 - 1,6001,0001225430
1,601 - 1,9001,1001225431
AL-KO chassisSingle-axle caravan750 - 1,0005001223022
1,001 - 1,3008001223022
1,301 - 1,5001,0001222023
1,501 - 1,8001,1001223287
1,801 - 2,0001,3001225186
AL-KO chassisTandem-axle caravan1,300 - 1,6001,0001223161
1,601 - 2,0001,2001223162
2,001 - 2,5001,6001223288
2,501 - 2,8001,8001730034

FAQ

Around two to four hours as retrofit.

 

The ATC fits all caravans with AL-KO chassis from 1998 (older with adapter) and all Hobby caravans with Knott axle from 1997.

 

Yes, on trailers with AL-KO axle, which meet the weight requirements. See brochure under technical data. CAUTION: Since the difference between total weight and empty weight is very large in car transporters, the ATC can generally not be installed here.

 

No. It is sufficient for the general operating permit to be included with the vehicle documents.

 

The ATC is connected to the trailer's distribution box when travelling, where it is supplied by the continuous positive of the 13-pin plug.

 

(Standard fusing) 15 amps.

 

No. The electrical power supply via the 7-pin plug is not sufficient.

 

No. The ATC brakes the outfit much more gently than applying the car breaks. As a result, there is no need for the brake light to be activated. 

 

No. Like the EPC in a car, the ATC is purely an emergency system and does not improve the critical speed range.

 

No. The system is maintenance-free.

 

As soon as the 13-pin plug is connected to the towing vehicle, the ATC performs a complete self-check (one brake activation and check of the electronics system). The function status is indicated by a green LED on the starting device.
green = ready
red = errors detected (but safe to tow)
red flashing = errors and not safe to tow

 

The gentle braking effect can be felt in the car for some outfits.