A hopper feeder is a piece of equipment which feeds a hopper. This is typically a conveyor belt used to move material from low to on high, where the hopper of another piece of equipment is located.

Parker Schnabel uses a 20,000lbs hopper feeder, 363 YAO, to feed Little Blue at his Scribner Creek Claim. After Little Blue's failure, he uses it for Big Red.

Payson Schnabel borrows Parker's hopper feeder for Big Nugget Mine at the end of season 4.

Monster Red the washplant has an integral hopper feeder.

The Hoffmans rent a red high tech remote controlled feeder-conveyor MAXimus TFC-80 to feed Double Trouble at the Sacremento Creek Claim.

The opposite of a feeder is a stacker.

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