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P3 Firmware Did I break my phantom 3 pro?

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by amdalole, May 11, 2016.

  1. amdalole

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    Bought a used phantom a couple of days ago, it had only been used a couple of hours by the previous owner.

    It's 8 months old and hasn't been updated since.

    I tested it out and recorded some, and everything worked perfectly. My first issue was that I couldn't connect my phone to the remote with my DJI Go app(latest version).

    I tried iphone 5, iphone 6, ipad and samsung galaxy, no response on either(except charging).

    So i figured I need firmware update, so I updated the phantom to the latest firmware, and it went succesfull in the .txt file.

    Then I tried updating the RC, but I did not get any response from the remote on any of these methods:

    - USB flashdrive with latest .bin
    - SDcard with latest .bin
    - Connecting RC to gimbal input

    I then went outside to test it, but now the drone is only flashing yellow quickly, even after the warmup. So now I can't fly at all, the rotors wont start, but I can still record and steer the camera. I've been googling and trying to find a solution for 10+ hours but I'm close to giving up.

    Anyone knows a solution to my problems?
     
  2. flpholt

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    it depends which firmware you where on cant just jump to latest if your bird was on a really old one have to load firmware I think to at least 1.5 then can go from there to recent one
     
  3. amdalole

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    Ok, I tried downgrading but I only got to 1.07, because I cant find older firmware on the DJI site..
     
  4. cheebs

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    If you just followed the procedure on the DJI Go app, it probably updated the Tx first and left the aircraft on the older firmware. Have you tried inserting a Micro SD card with the latest .bin in the drone itself? This worked for me after I had a similar experience.
     
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  7. P3PRon

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    Try restoring one of your phones as a new phone, then download the DJI app only and try.