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Old September 17th, 2009, 05:00 PM   #1
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Old September 17th, 2009, 11:39 PM   #2
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how does this compare to the prodigy?
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Old September 18th, 2009, 12:28 AM   #3
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how does this compare to the prodigy?
They us different methods entirely. The Draw-Tite is a time control that starts the voltage at a set amount, then increases it based on the time it gets a brake signal from the pedal switch.

The Prodigy used both an accelerometer and a switch senor, has on board diagnostics, and 3 boost settings to step up the initial starting voltage for heavier loads or weaker brakes.

Some people don't like all the fuss of the Prodigy and would rather use the simpler Draw-tite. I like my Prodigy a lot, but with a new load or trailer sometimes it takes a few tries to find a good setting. Once it's setup is extremely smooth and linear on both gradual and panic stops.
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Old September 18th, 2009, 11:38 AM   #4
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No offense, but you can get that Draw Tite here for $66.72 with free shipping.
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Old September 18th, 2009, 11:48 AM   #5
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No offense, but you can get that Draw Tite here for $66.72 with free shipping.
I guess we don't have a rule about price bashing outside of the vendor area or marketplace.
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Old September 18th, 2009, 12:12 PM   #6
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They us different methods entirely. The Draw-Tite is a time control that starts the voltage at a set amount, then increases it based on the time it gets a brake signal from the pedal switch.

The Prodigy used both an accelerometer and a switch senor, has on board diagnostics, and 3 boost settings to step up the initial starting voltage for heavier loads or weaker brakes.

Some people don't like all the fuss of the Prodigy and would rather use the simpler Draw-tite. I like my Prodigy a lot, but with a new load or trailer sometimes it takes a few tries to find a good setting. Once it's setup is extremely smooth and linear on both gradual and panic stops.
thanks, i really like my prodigy but i know my dad is looking for a controler so i wondered the difference.
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