RVibrake Shadow Installed Flat Towing Braking System

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When flat towing your car, you need a braking system that works to get
you on the road quickly and allow you to focus on your family and the
memories you're making. RVibrake Shadow is a permanently installed
brake, always ready and waiting to keep you safe in whatever RVing
adventure awaits. With Tow-Mode Detection, once you install it, you never
have to think about it again.

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No User Setup:You’re always ready for your next tripRVibrake Shadow Ready

RVers want to get on the road as fast as possible. The last thing you want is a braking system that requires setup and delays your start. Because RVibrake Shadow is a permanently installed braking system with technology called Tow-Mode Detection that recognizes when you’re towing, there is no user setup required. It’s always ready.
One-Time Installation:You can install in 2+ hours Shadow Plug In 2 hrs

Traditionally, permanently installed braking systems take professionals 6-8 hours to install. RVibrake Shadow’s plug-and-play design allows installation to be achieved by you or an installer in under 2 hours. There is nothing to crimp, solder, or disassemble. It's as easy as changing your oil!

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Built-in Battery Charging:This is not just a trickle chargerShadow Battery Icon

All towed vehicles are not created the same. With so many varying types, each one draws different amounts of power on the battery when in tow mode. The built-in battery charger is an on-demand system that not only trickle charges vehicles that have little draw but can charge up to 10 amps when there is a high parasitic drain on the battery when towing.
Instant Feedback:When you need to know how your system is performingShadow Feedback Diagram

The multi-colored LEDs on RVibrake Shadow give feedback on proper installation and performance. And because the Command Center tablet comes with RVibrake Shadow, you’ll be able to monitor when the brake performs and be alerted instantly of a possible catastrophic hitch failure resulting in a breakaway.

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Shadow Works with all Towed Vehicles
(Not compatible with hydro boost vehicles.)
NOTE: NOT recommended for 2019-present Chevy Equinox.
Brake Detection:It knows when you’re braking
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Everything is done through the RVibrake Shadow in the towed vehicle. Because there is no wiring or installation from the motorhome, it is compatible with all RVs as well.

RVibrake Shadow is activated by the same force that draws your chest forward in a braking, called inertia. An accelerometer in the brake measures these changes and knows when to push softer or harder on the brake pedal, keeping your brake pads from having excessive wear.

Terrain sensing software keeps RVibrake Shadow from being more sensitive downhill and less sensitive uphill, giving you accurate braking at all times.
Breakaway SystemThat part about the law
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Besides reducing your stopping distances, one of the main reasons to have a braking system for flat towing is a possible breakaway. This is why brake systems are required by law in 49 out of the 50 states and all of Canada. Should you have a catastrophic hitch failure resulting in a breakaway, the breakaway system will activate RVibrake Shadow to bring your towed vehicle to a safe stop.
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The RVibrake Shadow system comes with the Command Center
tablet and hub. This system is the epicenter of the RVi product
line. One monitor with product expansion, like Tire Patrol - TPMS, and built-in
Travel Checklist, RV Level and Support apps. You are going to love
Command Center!

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7” Touch Screen:Know what’s going on at a glance
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The Command Center tablet is your device for monitoring your RVibrake Shadow and remote control for choosing settings unique to your setup. Command Center tablet gives you dedicated feedback in a way that a personal device could not if you were on a call or using another app.

  • Choose the correct settings
  • Monitor proportional braking in real-time
  • Alerts you of a hitch failure, resulting in a breakaway

  • Command Center gives you one tablet with unlimited possibilities for your RVing adventures.

    We dare you not to smile every time you snap the tablet to it magnetic dash mount.

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    DimensionsShadow Box (4" x 3" x 1.25") Booster Box (6" x 5.5" x 2.75")
    Reaction Time: 0.5 seconds
    Installation TimeUnder 2 hours
    Power12V DC, 4 amps max draw
    Vehicle Types: We guarantee fit in any towed vehicle.
    In the BoxRVibrake Shadow Box • Command Center System • Booster Box • Breakaway System • Hoses and Fittings • Cables and Hardware
    Warranty: 3-years

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    Haven't used yet

    I have a new ford hybrid plug in on order that I will flat tow. It keeps getting delayed. No scheduled to arrive mid February. If it isn't compatible I will be returning


    My Shadow

    Great service and Tech help when I called. The Shadow was easy to install and I cant wait to use it this summer. I have not yet hooked to RV and use it but I tested it out on my car and it looks tike it will be the best upgrade yet. I don't like putting the break unit in every other weekend.


    Opinion is still pending

    The instructions could be better in terms of how to install on various vehicles. The install video is on an older model Jeep, which has plenty of room in the engine bay. This isn’t accurate with all vehicles. I have a newer model F150 and there is very little room to install, especially with just using their “zip tie” method. I opted for to install using a more permanent method and one which will hopefully reduce vibration and noise in the cabin of the truck when driving it. An additional issue I had with my installation was putting in the t and check valve. The instructions a generic and did not work for my application. The Ford uses a hard molded vacuum line, which didn’t leave enough room when cut to place both pieces in the line. So, replace the entire line with tubing, relocate the entire vacuum system and install. To top it off, the check valve supplied was junk, it snapped in half and of course is custom made. So finding one to replace it was almost impossible. Luckily I was able to fine a similar valve, remove the barbs from the broken one and recreate a new valve so I could drive my truck. Sadly I wasn’t able to reach customer support because they were closed for the holiday. Long story short, I’m still waiting to see if it works as advertised. Install could be simple, needs better installation instructions for specific vehicles. Pairing between the system and supplied controller was easy!! Parts - they need to utilize better check valves. Your entire vehicle braking depends on it.


    Shadow constantly unpairs

    Will unpair after driving a couple blocks, pair again and same results, shows good on the strength. Do not know if the shadow is working. Time for a different braking system