Loading ESC Setups | ESC Programming

The Tekin HotWire is a powerful, must-have device if you own a Tekin ESC or Servo! Unlock all the settings and the ability to create, save and load custom ESC Profiles. You have access to our library of track-tested Team Driver setups, giving you a great place to start with a setup. Check out where to find Team Driver setups and how to load them directly into your ESC!

All HotWire versions can be used to create, save and load custom ESC Profiles.

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Brake Frequency | ESC Programming

Brake Frequency changes the pulse width being applied during braking. In general higher frequencies provide a softer brake power and feel with a more usable range of trigger motion, allowing for better brake modulation while keeping full brake power overall. Lower frequency gives more aggressive brakes with a stronger overall feel.

Brake Frequency can be adjusted through the HotWire device on a PC, and some Apple and Android devices.


Throttle Minimum | ESC Programming

Throttle Minimum is the minimum throttle power the ESC will apply to the motor when the user induces a throttle application. If you want a stronger initial throttle and higher motor start up RPM, use a higher value. Use a lower value or 0 to have a softer throttle and lower motor start up RPM. For Spec racing, higher values will increase the punch feel.

Throttle Minimum can be adjusted through the HotWire device on a PC, and some Apple and Android devices.


Adam Drake 3X JBRL Series Champ!

The JBRL Nitro Series just completed its 17th season.  With an average of nearly 250 entries per event, it is easy to understand why the JBRL Nitro Series is the most popular racing series in the nation.  The JBRL series visited 6 tracks this year throughout California to test the skills of its competitors over a wide range of track conditions.

Adam Drake was the big winner taking home three championships in Expert Nitro Buggy, Expert Nitro Truck, and Electric Buggy.

Thank you to Jimmy Babcock and the entire JBRL crew for a successful series.  We hope to see everyone soon at the races!


Reverse Delay | Tekin ESC Programming

Reverse Delay is an adjustable setting on Tekin ESCs that allows you to set the amount of time the ESC must see a neutral signal before it will allow you to drive in reverse. The default setting on Tekin ESCs is Forward\Brake with Reverse Delay. This means that when you transition from forward throttle into brakes, the ESC applies the brakes for as long as you hold them. To engage reverse, you must return the trigger to neutral and wait for the Reverse Delay timer to expire. The default Delay time is 3/4 of a second and the setting can be adjusted from 0s to 2s in milliseconds.

Setting the Delay to 0.0s will create a “double pump” reverse function, so you can double pump the trigger brakes and the second time will be reverse even if the car is still moving forward.

Reverse Delay can only be adjusted via a HotWire device on a Windows PC, and some Android and iOS devices.


Power Profiles | Advanced ESC Tuning

HotWire 15.40.9 introduces Power Profiles, yet another tuning option for your Tekin ESC. The Power Profiles allow you to manipulate the esc output vs the trigger position (radio signal). By doing so, you have full control over the trigger-to-motor relationship throughout the full range of the throttle. Add up to 64 control points from 1% to 100% throttle and move each point up or down to change the ESC output at that throttle percentage and move each point sideways to control the radio throttle percentage at that ESC output.

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