This property get/set the Dead time after capacitor is turned OFF before it can be turned back ON for the active CapControl. Default is 300 sec. 


% Create DSS object

DSSObject = actxserver('OpenDSSEngine.DSS')

if ~DSSObject.Start(0),

                    disp('Unable to start openDSS');



DSSText = DSSObject.Text;

DSSCircuit = DSSObject.ActiveCircuit;

% Compile a model        

DSSText.Command = 'Compile C:\myPath\myModel.dss';

DSSCapCtrls = DSSCircuit.CapControls;

% Sets the first CapControl as the active Obj


% Returns the DeadTime for the active CapControl

myDeadTime = DSSCapCtrls.DeadTime;