Tekin HotWire Lite Beta

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566 reviews
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About this app

Here it is: The Android App for Smartphones and Tablets, now with Data Logging!

Now you can use your Gen1/Gen2/Gen3 HotWire to connect your Tekin Speed Control to your Android Smartphone or Tablet and make adjustments, anywhere, at any time. The HotWire App gives you the edge with mobility and unparalleled accessibility; plug in, tune, and drive.

The HotWire App lets you make your adjustments on the fly, no programming card, no running back to the pits. Simply plug into the Ez port® with the HotWire, make adjustments, apply the settings, done. It’s that simple!

Wondering how you can squeeze some extra performance out of your setup? The new version of the HotWire App lets you view run time Data Logs from any Gen2 or Gen3 Tekin Speed Control, so you can now get immediate feedback on any setup changes that you make.

And it’s still FREE!!


Requirements:
-Android OS 3.1 to 9.0
-Tekin HotWire 2.0 (TT1450) or Tekin HotWire 3.0 (TT1452)
-Tekin Gen1/Gen2/Gen3 Speed Control* **
-USB OTG Cable (varies with device) or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) enabled device***
-Data logging available only on Gen2/Gen3 Speed Controls
-HotWire App runs in Demo Mode without HotWire device

*HotWire 2.0 and HotWire 3.0 works over USB with RX8 Gen1/Gen2/Gen3, RS Gen1/Gen2, RS Spec Gen2/Gen3, RS Pro Black Edition, RSX, RSX Pro, RX4, FX/FXR, B1/B1R.

**HotWire 3.0 works over BLE with RX8 Gen2/Gen3, RS Gen2/Gen3, RS Spec Gen2/Gen3, RS Pro Black Edition, RSX, RSX Pro, RX4 and requires that the ESC have Firmware version 255 or greater installed.

***At install, the HotWire App will inspect your device and determine if it has the required hardware to run the USB or BLE enable version of the app. Keep in mind that some Android devices possess the required hardware, but the device manufacturer has elected to disable the feature in the Operating System. If the HotWire App fails to function on your device, call our support line so that we can try to assist you. We truly want the HotWire App to work flawlessly, everywhere, and we are committed to doing so wherever possible!
Updated on
Dec 9, 2021

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4.0
566 reviews
A Google user
January 3, 2019
I installed this app with the intent of updating my firmware on two gen2 ESC. It worked like a charm. It does exactly what it is supposed to do, however, I do have one criticism. Its freaking UGLY. My lord, the interface reminds me of a bad program created in the 90s put out by a 80s hair band.
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Team Tekin
January 7, 2019
Great to hear it's working perfectly, that's where we focus our main effort --performance. We also try to make our interfaces as cosmetically appealing as possible, which is why we hired a graphic designer that used to play guitar in a speed-metal band. His work is rad.
Fred Wiliams
March 26, 2022
I have a S10. The problem seems to be permissions. The app wants location permissions but when installing it your choices are "while app is in use" or "deny ". The app is looking for complete permissions. There is no choice in the app to correct this. This is why the app will not work correctly. I have a Tab 4 and it too will not work correctly. Is there a fix for this?
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Team Tekin
March 26, 2022
Location permissions need to be granted, but we don't use your location for anything, it's just a part of the Bluetooth capabilities for devices like beacons, etc. During first startup, the app should just ask "allow" or "deny". Check your phone's settings, look in location and see if you have location services disabled for all apps.
Mark Thompson
May 10, 2021
I have the 3.0 hotwire and went to use my iPad on it I downloaded the app and it will not connect to my iPad ......2 hrs later and still nothing ....on the iPad it says to download the 2.80 update and I already did ....I'm done messing with it ..I bought it to tune but I can't ....tekin fix the problem or give my money back on the 3.0 hotwire and you can take your ESC back also I have the RX8 gen 3.... seriously fix it and I'm not the only one saying something
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Team Tekin
May 10, 2021
Hi, We suspect that this is an issue with the device, not the app. The Open Beta app that is currently offered in the Android Play Store should work with your Samsung S2 and allow you to adjust your RX8 Gen3 speed control with V280. To download the Open Beta version you will first need to sign up to be a Beta Tester on HotWire Play Store listing.

What's new

Tekin HotWire V23.1800048.0 Build a20211126ck.
Allows Adjustments for Gen 3 Speed Controls with firmware v291 and v293.
--Improved Launch Power Control
--Improved Launch Boost Control
--Refined Power Delay Adjustment
--Adds Spec Motor Optimizations
--Adds Voltage Cutoffs for 4s,5s,6s Packs for RX4