I think you guys need to make adjustments with respect to the new s8 Samsung cuz my hot wire won't recognize the new charging jack even though I have an old android to new android jack converter.....nevertheless TEKIN FOR LIFE!!!!! great products
Almost as good as HOBBYWING..
Great way to interact with my RSX and RS. Always works well with Nexus5 and Windows 10 laptop. Great that i don't need to carry a laptop or program box.
Pretty much the easiest and best app to adjust settings on escs
Nice for track use.
Alberto García Durán
Team Tekin May 19, 2017We all appreciate your sense of humor.
Very user-friendly and when I'm teching racers and they run tekin I hook them up and off they good keep yup the great work Team Tekin
Team Tekin March 22, 2017Thanks Robert, the difficult task of teching the HUGE variety of setups is underappreciated. Glad to hear we make it a bit easier for you, thanks to you for working to keep RC racing alive, fair, & competitive!
Great product from a great conpany Bought the Hotwire 2.0 cabling and downloaded the app because let's face it...i was just too damn lazy to do any tuning changes via the ESC itself. I am new to RC's and just raced my 1st race last weekend but this app works flawlessly on my Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE+ (...unfortunately it does not work on my Galaxy Tablet which runs an older 3.0 or 3.1 or something.) Best part about this app? It requires no special permissions like access to all my nudey pics or phone numbers!!!!!!
Great way to tune your esc I love being able to just plug in the programming cable and go. No battery connection needed. Plus it is so clear and easy to set the settings. Highly recommended.
Team Tekin December 9, 2016Thanks Ryan, its about to get a lot better, stay tuned....
Turns on fan on esc but screen will only show background screen and categorys nothing below that on my tablet and my galaxy s7 edge. But if I open it then plug in the hotwire it turn on the fan but stays in demo mode shows everything and no adjustments can be made. Need to fix this as I have no access to a pc and bought this to use on Android.
Team Tekin February 13, 2017Hi Bruce, you are doing everything correct as you describe in the first sentence. It sounds like the version of firmware in your speed control is a version that is not supported by the app that you currently have installed (the app should give you a 'Version Alert' warning on the 'Setup' tab). Try going to the play store and re-installing the app.
Team Tekin December 9, 2016Sorry Mike--You should try calling our tech support, email us, or use the live chat on our website. We can get the HotWire working on most devices but some can be a bit tricky. Sadly, there are a few devices out there where the manufacturer chose to disable the awesome USB Host, hopefully yours is not one of them.
Team Tekin February 9, 2017Give our tech support a call, or use the online chat, they may be able to help.
I ldn't recommend it. I can't have for my window surface tablet. It was supposed to be downloadable for all windows devices . I'm upset. I bought it for nothingI I take it back. My new phone and the right OTG cable. Life is good
Team Tekin November 14, 2016Hi Gary, sadly, Surface tablets run on the Windows RT Operating System, and it doesn't support Android Apps. Even worse, Win RT OS doesn't even support apps that were written using Microsoft's OWN software, Visual Studio. We don't understand why they did this either. **EDIT- Glad to hear that your phone and an OTG cable solved the problem.
Team Tekin November 14, 2016Thanks Brett, let us know if you see anything that could be made better!
AWESOME & brushed now too Used to have this on my ebuggy & etruggy & used every race day. NOW BRUSHED programming!
Team Tekin December 9, 2016Lots more to come, very soon!
Was great not sure what happened. Still getting a good review because it did work flawlessly on my 4 Tekin powered buggies. No issue with the RSX, or RS Pro gen 2, until my phone did an update now it refuses to work. Phone is a Motorola turbo
Team Tekin June 2, 2016Try this & let us know if this solves your problem: Go to: Settings --Device --Applications --Application Manager. Click on More --Show System Apps --Media Storage --Storage and clear data. Then back up a level and go to Hotwire (HW Beta) --Storage and clear data.
Works well on RSX and RS Gen2 Works great for setup easily adjusting the ESC. Not sure what I was doing with data collection however I think it might of been a small but if user error. App works perfectly on Galaxy S7 edge. I have both RSX and RS Gen2 ESC and both work fine. Would be nice if the reply when no changes have been made when you hit "apply" it said "no changes made" rather than an error message but other than that it's fine!
Team Tekin May 12, 2016Hi Graham, thanks for giving us the feedback on the data logs, do you see the same random runs when you hook the ESC up to a Windows PC and view the logs?
Awesome! I've had this work flawlessly on Samsung s5 s6 and now s7. You guys are doing something wrong. You guys are doing something wrong. Take your time and plug it in correct while phone is at home screen. Also update old speeds on your computer. App doesn't do it.
Team Tekin June 2, 2016Thanks Morgan, the HotWire is known to work on Android 5.0, 5.1, and 6.0 but there are sooo many different devices- especially from Samsung-- that sometimes the problem can be hard to identify. The takeaway here is that if a phone/tab STOPS working after a Android update, there is probably something in the phone/tab SETTINGS that has changed.
Not working with Samsung s6 Any idea when the Samsung s6 will work with this app?
Team Tekin May 17, 2016We will take a look at the Samsung S6 and see if we can figure out what you are seeing, can you try this & let us know if this solves your problem? Go to Settings--Device Connection--USB Connectivity--Detect USB Device--Connect Device and Search. Then connect the HotWire/ESC to the Android device and see if its now working.
Got all tekin stuff spent a ton for what this doesn't work Went out bought esc motor and hot wire then USB otg dam cable cannot get to work.... also have a Mac so I'm really screwed I guess I'll sell on eBay and buy Orion even traxxas app worked very in happy with tekin at the moment..I love they ask us to send an email and it's always our Samsung cables that do not work right..... OK
Team Tekin April 19, 2016It's frustrating when things don't work at first, but don't give up yet. We want the HotWire to work everywhere, we are coming to iPhone very soon. In the meantime, email the developer at the address below and see if they can help on your Android.
Hot wire not found Wouldn't work on a previous tablet. Seems to work on my Moto x pure once in a while app won't load have to try it a couple times. But getting better.
Team Tekin June 3, 2015Its helpful that you have tested the HotWire on a phone and found that it works. It should work on your Samsung so there is something we are missing here. Samsung tabs often come with a special adapter cable, are the same cables being used for the phone/tablet? (Nothing added/missing/different?) If you give us a call we should be able to help you.
I installed HW app to my HTC M8 android 6.0 + HTC M7 android 5.1 + Sony tablet android 4.4.4, all my devices can't connect the ESC with Hotwire 2.0 but only can run DEMO mode. Is the Hotwire 2.0 and this firmware not supported all my devices or android versions? Please help!
Team Tekin April 19, 2016Your devices should be OK, possibly its the adapter cable that you are using. If you send an email to us then we can help you determine what is not allowing the connection to happen. **EDIT Try this: In Android 6.0, go to Settings->Device Connection->USB Connectivity->Detect USB Device->Connect Device and Search.
Awesome app,easy to adjust esc . Tekin customer service is incredible had some minor issues and they helped me beyond my expectations. Thx Tekin
Team Tekin May 9, 2016Everyone here at Tekin loves RC and we all drive, so you will not get some half-hearted tech support. When things are not working right it can be frustrating --we have been there-- so we always try to help other drivers get things figured out and fixed.
Team Tekin April 26, 2016No problem, keep in mind that on some Android devices, a very large data file can slow down the display somewhat. If you find your device displaying slow, then a good solution is to erase the data logs after each run, or turn off logging on items you are not currently watching.
Samsung S5 the app starts to open but does not open just red graphics on the bottom... I have updated and the problem still continues
Team Tekin March 1, 2016*EDIT-- Please send an email the to the developer so we can help you out* We discovered a problem with some controllers getting their communications out of sync-- the app would start, HotWire would begin communication with the controller, then hang. This sounds like your problem, try the newest HotWire app on the play store.
This app is awesome. Is there any plans in the works to add throttle curve adjustment?
Team Tekin March 1, 2016Thanks DJ, yes, we will add throttle curve adjustment sometime soon, right now we are working on some stuff that we think you will like even better!
What a great app. Making a change on race day is so much easier with my phone or tablet then having to carry around my laptop. I haven't been using the data logging because it didn't work with my android but that is all about to to change thanks to tekin. Today is race day and I will be experimenting with this option all day long to see what it has to offer. Thanks tekin for another great product I am a devoted fan and use your motors and speedos in all of my RC Cars (apparently I have to many according to my wife but she will get over it) and will continue to use your stuff until I no longer can.
Team Tekin January 9, 2015Thanks Dean, glad to have you running our stuff! Good link for understanding how to use the data logging to improve your performance and run time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=69d7GvSzduM
Incredible app If you have a TEKIN product that is compatible, then you need this app. It's a joy to use and so simple to modify the esc setup trackside without the need for a laptop! Now with data logging too, it doesn't get better than this. Using Gen 2 rx8 and Pro4HD 4300kv in a Tekno SCT410.
Team Tekin January 9, 2015Thanks for the props Justin, --one correction-- the app will DEFINITELY get BETTER than this! We will be adding some great features into the app in the near future, just wait til you see what's next!!
Didn't work with Samsung Galaxy S5 I could not get the hot wire 2.0 to work with my Samsung GALAXY S5. I purchased the correct USB connector hooked them up and I got was an error message - could not find hotwire. Works fine on my windows laptop. Really dissapointed that it does not work with my android mobile device.
Team Tekin February 11, 2016The HotWire should work on the Galaxy S5, can you try connecting a USB mouse to the same adapter and see if a pointer appears on your display? Try calling us, or use our website's online chat, we should be able to help you figure out why it's not working.
Works, but.... Worked on my phone before, but went to try it recently, and won't work. But, I brought my tablet with me last weekend, and worked just fine. Another person had same issue with his phone amd was excited that we could make adjustments. (I brought my tablet, and laptop to the track just in case)
Team Tekin February 11, 2016Strange that it was working and now its not. Does the app start up automatically when you plug in the HotWire/Speed Control? Do you see any LEDs lit when they get connected? Are you using the same USB OTG adapter and USB cable as before? Call our tech support (or use our website's online chat) and we should be able to get you up and running.
Can't wait !!!! I just ordered the tekin rs gen2 esc and 17.5 redline. I can't wait to try this out on it. I've been playing with the demo and so far options are AWESOME !!!!! Another great product for TEKIN !!!! *edit* Just used it.... awesome. .... I messed around and tried 5 different setups in minutes.... fantastic! !!! Thanks for the great job, very easy to use
Team Tekin April 13, 2015Thanks Fritz, more features are on the way, we should have Custom Setups finished by mid-summer.
Awesome! Super handy way to program and trouble shoot your Tekin ESC's. Works great with my HTC EVO 4G LTE phone, just needed a two dollar OTG cable and I was up and running.
Team Tekin April 22, 2015Hi Bryant, Thanks for leaving feedback and thanks as well for letting everyone know which device you are using. And we are glad to hear that you like the App!
-Add adjustment for V258 for Gen2 Brushless Controllers.
-Add RX4 to controllers supported.
-Add RX8 Gen3 to controllers supported.
-Enhanced help feature initiated by long-touch on setting name.
-Long-touch in Datalogs to enable/disable item in Data Log display.
-Use volume buttons to increment sliders.
-Use volume buttons to increment cursor in Datalogs.
-Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements.
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