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Cuprani
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Timeout Brake Current [Fail Save]

Today I updated my VESC 4.12 with the latest firmware and switched from the old BLCD Tool to the new VESC Tool.

I noticed there is an option for Timeout Brake Current, set in amps.
Should this work as a fail safe when, for example, the battery of my remote control dies?
Is this motor current or battery current?

Which is a good value to not get thrown off the board, or being imbalanced completely, but still can come to a good stop?
I'm running a single 190kv engine on 12S li ion battery.

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Hi, yeah if the VESC stop receiving PPM or UART commands for a time which you set, it will automatically breaks with current which you set. I think its battery current. You have to test it which is the most comfortable but still safe current, I have set mine for 10,4A but I have another HW controlling VESC which is doing something similar with smoother ramping.

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OK thanks, I will test it and begin with 5 amps then.