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Old 05-18-2021, 02:35 AM
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i have put a Fantom FR-10 Pro esc into my onroad car and I can't get the drag brake to work even at 100%. Anyone else have this problem with the esc and how did you fix it.
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Old 05-18-2021, 07:11 AM
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id do a firmware update then adjust the deadband frequency..
b4 all that what motor are you using it with?
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Old 05-18-2021, 08:25 AM
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Turn down the brake strength firstt. then start drag brake 5% or your driving your comfortable with. Drag brake and brake strength are ties to each other.
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so geez are you saying the both brakes work as 100% combined then so if you need 15% drag then the max main brakes can be are 85%? I haven't used drag brakes since my 1st month or 2 when brushless came into rc racing. then I never used them again.. was a giant adjustment from brushed that always had there own drag brakes ,,
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Turn down the brake strength firstt. then start drag brake 5% or your driving your comfortable with. Drag brake and brake strength are ties to each other.
Turning brake strength down won't fix the fact that drag brake isn't slowing the car down.
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so geez are you saying the both brakes work as 100% combined then so if you need 15% drag then the max main brakes can be are 85%? I haven't used drag brakes since my 1st month or 2 when brushless came into rc racing. then I never used them again.. was a giant adjustment from brushed that always had there own drag brakes ,,
No that's not how the settings interact. Setting main brakes to 100% will always give you 100%. Where they do interact is that if you turn brake strength down to 50% and set drag brake to 80%, your effective drag brake will be 40% (80% of 50%).
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Have you tried a different sensor cable?
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Have you tried a different sensor cable?
i'll give that a try
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You should always set brake strength at the esc to 100%. You can then turn it down using your radio as needed to avoid locking the brakes up on the track.

Drag brake (set at 10%) will initiate 10% of the brake strength when the throttle is in the neutral position. If you have it set at 15% it will apply 15% of the brake strength. You can adjust this to suite your driving style. I use it to drop the nose of car down prior to approaching a corner.

Your neutral width on your throttle has to be set wide enough to allow the drag brake to work.

Tekin has an option for 'active drag' which when turned on will apply the drag brake proportionately to how much you let off the throttle instead of having to go all the way to neutral... coming to a corner, you let off the throttle 50%, this will apply 50% of your drag brake setting... a great feature if you learn to use it
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Did you ever resolve this?
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