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TAOV Smart Access

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● Equipped with a [DIRECT SETTING MODE] that allows you to intuitively set the ESC from the driving situation and car setting.

A database tested by top drivers is installed on this device.
User can intuitively set the ESC by selecting the optimum data from the type of road surface, basic information of the RC car, category, motor performance, etc.
Of course, it is also possible to make fine adjustments to each item of the data rewritten by the [DIRECT SETTING MODE] and adjust the feeling to suit your like.

● [CUSTOM MENU] Function enables speedy setting change

This is a function that allows user to select, display, and adjust only the setting items that are frequently used.
Scrolling time is shortened and setting changes can be made more quickly.

● Setting data can be saved in TAOV

As with the previous TAO series, a large amount of setting data can be saved.
Since the data name can be changed, it is possible to instantly identify which course / vehicle the data is suitable for.
User can also adjust the saved data and save it by overwriting or save it as a new data with a different name.
In addition, user can easily copy data to another ESC simply by connecting the next ESC.

● Compatible with XARVIS / Futaba MC970CR / XARVIS XX (as of March 2021)

Compatible with XARVIS (Futaba MC970CR) / XARVIS XX.
The optimum preset program for each ESC with different characteristics is installed in TAO III.

● 2.8-inch TFT color LCD (compared to TAOU: screen size 1.3 times, number of dots doubled)

The larger screen and higher definition of the TFT color LCD makes it easier to check each content.

● Flat push switch

Flat push switch has been adopted to improve operability and feel.

● Equipped with 27 item setting menus (as of March 2021)

Like TAOU (Ver.2.01), it has 27 setting menus.
Of course, the latest functions of XARVIS XX, [Torque Level], [Torque Endpoint], and [BEC Voltage Switching] can also be used.

● Maintenance-free with No battery

By not installing the battery, it can be used for a long time without worrying about battery consumption and deterioration.
※ TAOV will start automatically by connecting to ESC with the power on.
It can also use it by connecting a mobile battery etc. to the micro USB [TYPE B] terminal, so it can be edited the saved setting data at hand without connecting the ESC.
(A connection with ESC is required when transferring setting data.)
※ According to this specification, the ESC setting change by TAOV is a wired method.

Manual download
List of function and Preset parameter download
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Product Summary

Aggressive Drive Effector 【 TAOV Smart Access 】
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Outer Dimensions W51 × H98 × D10.5(mm)
Weight 76g
Battery Not equipped  (Operated by ESC or external power connection)
Operation Time Depends on the specifications of the external power supply
Display 2.8 Inches TFT color LCD
Mounted terminal ESC LINK terminal / micro USB[Type B]terminal
Communication method Wired
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List of Accessories

micro USB cable 〔TYPE B〕 1
ESC LINK cable(200mm) 1
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TAOV Update

TAOV can enjoy the latest functions and feelings by updating the firmware (control program). Please refer to here first, and when you are ready to update, please follow the steps below to update.

[1] Install the TAOV update tool on your PC

Acuvance Update Tool Ver.1.0.8 (Release Date, January 20, 2022) Update Download

[2] Download the latest firmware for TAOV to your PC

TAOV(0C.00.A1.23) Ver.1.23 (Release Date, December 24, 2021)

Ver.1.23:New setting function "Power Change" related items (3 types) for exclusive use of XARVIS XX have been added.

【Power change function overview】
It is a function that changes the feeling of power before and after an arbitrary number of revolutions.
By using this function, it is possible to "accelerate mildly in the initial speed range and aggressively in the medium speed range and beyond".

【Details of additional items】
@ Power change level(Power CHG Level)
It is an item to adjust how much the power feeling (drive frequency) after an arbitrary rotation speed (= power change RPM) is changed.
※The feeling of power before the power change RPM is determined by the conventional setting item "drive frequency".
※The feeling of power after the power change RPM changes in the direction in which the drive frequency decreases as the power change level value increases and in the direction in which the drive frequency increases as the value of the power change level increases, based on the "drive frequency".
※The set value "zero" means that there is no change in the feeling of power (drive frequency) (the power change function is not used).

A Power change RPM(Power CHG RPM)
It is an item to set the point where the feeling of power changes.

B Power change slope(Power CHG Slope)
It is an item to adjust the sudden feeling when the feeling of power is switched.
The smaller the number, the more suddenly, and the larger the number, the more gently the feeling of power changes.

The power change function is exclusively for XARVIS XX.
In addition, to use this function, it is necessary to update XARVIS XX at the same time.

If you are using the FUTABA S.BUS system linked to the XARVIS XX, you will also need to update the S.BUS adapter, but the power change function is currently exclusive to TAO III.
(Setting items other than those related to power change can be changed with the transmitter as before.)

[3] Start the update tool and execute the firmware installation

The update of TAOV is completed above!
Enjoy the latest features and feelings!

Setup manual for update tool

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