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Waiting time to complete a read or write operation


You configure Timeout to be the maximum time (in seconds) to wait to complete a read or write operation.

If a time-out occurs, the read or write operation aborts. Additionally, if a time-out occurs during an asynchronous read or write operation, then:

  • An error event is generated.

  • The callback function specified for ErrorFcn is executed.


Read only


Data type



The default value is 10 seconds.