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Firmware update question

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by Realsol, Jun 10, 2015.

  1. Realsol

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    I just did my first firmware update after just receiving my Phantom 3. The bird came back as successful. But then when I tried to update the controller, it did nothing. After checking the TXT on the card, it stated that the firmware I was applying was either the same or older then what was already on the controller. So I ask:
    1. Is this normal for a 1st time update?
    2. Should I be concerned?
    3. Also, should I always have a current BIN file on my SD Card?
    Thanks.
     
  2. msinger

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    That message means your firmware is already up-to-date, so there is nothing to be concerned about. You should keep the most recent firmware in the root of your memory card.
     
  3. jlo

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    Yes.
    No.
    A lot of people do. I don't
     
  4. Realsol

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    Wow, I think I am going to enjoy this forum. I have never had such quick responses anywhere like this. Thanks. Now as soon as I get over my fear of crashing this thing, I might actually go out and fly it!
     
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  5. danjordrone

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    How often are firmware updates usually or is there no set time between
     
  6. Buckaye

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    The only way to get over the fear of flying is to fly :) Just take it slow and do it in a wide open area...
     
  7. Buckaye

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    No set schedule - they do them when necessary or have a new feature...
     
  8. frankieo11

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    How do we know when theres a new firmware update ?
     
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    Exactly! Choose a nice, quiet spot, free of trees and other obstacles. DO this a couple times a day or as much as you can............... before you know it, you're getting a little more comfortable. Have fun!!
     
  10. Buckaye

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    The pilot app will tell you your firmware is out of date