The available IO pins vary by controller model. For details, refer to the model specifications. This section describes the most common setup choices.
The KEY_HIGH and KEY_LOW signals are used to switch the controller on and off. Configuration options for the keyswitch include:
- Key off deceleration: controls how quickly the controller stops after a key-off or quickstop event
- Shutdown time: configurable period of time after the key-off event before the controller turns off.
- Idle Timeout: a period of time after which the controller will automatically shut down if not used.
This is a proportional, analog voltage that represents the user's throttle input. Refer to the Throttle page for configuration details.
The ANalog INput is a second proportional input. Depending on configuration, it can be used to:
- Scale the main throttle input (Max Speed Pot),
- Accept a voltage from a motor temperature sensor.
Switch 2 has a configurable function:
- Quickstop/Fault input
Switch 3 has a configurable function:
Driver 1 is an open-collector output that can be used for:
- Fault indication