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Firnware Update issue?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Rich M-S, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Rich M-S

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    Anyone had problems with the new v1.9.60 firmware update? Firstly downloading the zip file on my mac automatically turns it into a bin file (which I know is what I want) but is this normal? I though you had to unzip it on the computer? Then once it has been put onto a formatted SD card placed in the P3P switched on absolutely nothing happens?

    Any ideas/top tips please!
     
  2. Rich M-S

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    Title meant to say Firmware, Typo, soz!!
     
  3. msinger

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    Check out this thread.

    FYI, you can edit the title of your thread.
     
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    Although traditionally every FW came with some bad issues, 1.9 appear to be exceptionally triggered.
     
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    Macs automatically unzip the files for you.
     
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    Thanks, but is this a fault of the firmware or my updating processes? Tried several downloads on different SD cards?

    Whats the general consensus? The craft is flying perfectly so shall I forget it till the next update?
     
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    You have the RC turned off don't you?
     
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    If there is not a TXT log file on your memory card after you attempt to install the update, then you're not properly copying the BIN file to the root of the memory card.
     
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    Yes remote is off and the bin file is being dragged and dropped in the same way I've always done it before during successful attempts?

    Rather puzzled!!
     
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    Do you see a TXT file on the memory card after attempting to update the firmware?
     
  11. Rich M-S

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    No, plus the drone just boots up normally, no audio (der, der der etc...) or red/green flashing light, just steady green!
     
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    That usually means one of the following things:
    • The BIN is not in the root of the memory card
    • The BIN for the wrong Phantom model is in the root of the memory card
    • The Phantom cannot read the memory card
     
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  13. Rich M-S

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    Panic over chaps, thanks for your help, just uploaded the bin file for the millionth time and for some bizarre reason it worked!!
    No change in technique!!
    Bloody IT!!
    Haha :)