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 The Scout was designed specifically with the TCB in mind and setup is a breeze. Connect the Scout and TCB with two cables - a power cable and the serial communication cable. If you are using the Scout for drive motors, make sure the address switch on the Scout is set to Address A. If you are using the Scout for turret motors, set the switch to Address B. Connect your battery to the Scout'​s power input terminals and hook up your motors. Select the Scout as the motor type in OP Config (on the Motors tab) and that's it, you're done.  The Scout was designed specifically with the TCB in mind and setup is a breeze. Connect the Scout and TCB with two cables - a power cable and the serial communication cable. If you are using the Scout for drive motors, make sure the address switch on the Scout is set to Address A. If you are using the Scout for turret motors, set the switch to Address B. Connect your battery to the Scout'​s power input terminals and hook up your motors. Select the Scout as the motor type in OP Config (on the Motors tab) and that's it, you're done. 
  
-The Scout has some special abilities that set it apart from other controllers. Those driving heavy tanks with too little friction in their drive train (such as when using ball bearing gearboxes) may discover it difficult to turn their models. This is because during a turn the slower inner track simply freewheels to keep up with the outer track, rather than slowing down and causing the model to turn. If you encounter this behavior the Scout has the ability to cause the inner track to actually drag during turns, you can enable this setting on the [[wiki:​opconfig:​tabs:​driving#​freewheeling_gearboxes|Driving tab]] in OP Config. You can also specify the maximum current limit the Scout will operate up to before shutting off the motors, at any amount from 1 to 30 amps (but the Scout can only handle about 12 amps continuous without heatsinks and fan). This setting is available on the [[wiki:​opconfig:​tabs:​misc|Misc tab]] of OP Config. ​+The Scout has some special abilities that set it apart from other controllers. Those driving heavy tanks with too little friction in their drive train (such as when using ball bearing gearboxes) may discover it difficult to turn their models. This is because during a turn the slower inner track simply freewheels to keep up with the outer track, rather than slowing down and causing the model to turn. If you encounter this behavior the Scout has the ability to cause the inner track to actually drag during turns, you can enable this setting on the [[wiki:​opconfig:​tabs:​driving#​freewheeling_gearboxes|Driving tab]] in OP Config. You can also specify the maximum current limit the Scout will operate up to before shutting off the motors, at any amount from 1 to 30 amps (but the Scout can only handle about 12 amps continuous without heatsinks and fan). This setting is available on the [[wiki:​opconfig:​tabs:​misc#​scout_esc_settings|Misc tab]] of OP Config. ​
  
 For more information on the Scout and using it in robotics or other applications,​ see the [[wiki:​scout:​start|Scout ESC Wiki]] page.  For more information on the Scout and using it in robotics or other applications,​ see the [[wiki:​scout:​start|Scout ESC Wiki]] page. 
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