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Geo System beta problems- is there any other way around No Fly Zones?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by FraserRMAM, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. FraserRMAM

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    I need a workaround for NFZ's. I have an upcoming job whose area merges into the 2 mile radius of our local airport and the P3P will not fire up. It looks like the GEO system beta is a solution but I'm having problems both with the aircraft firmware and the android app.

    After installing the firmware the app is telling me that the camera firmware needs to be updated? This, to my knowledge, was never a separate update. At any rate, I wasn't able to solve that one so I went ahead and updated to the latest non-beta firmware version 1.07.0060. Does anyone know if this newer firmware is compatible with their GEO system program? And if not is there anyway to backdate to the beta version to give it another shot? As usual, trying to communicate with DJI directly about this is less than trivial.

    I am also trying to update the DJI Go app to their beta version in order to use with GEO system but my tablet (Samsung Tab S) is not having it. I open the file on the tablet, select install, but it continues to say "app not installed" as if the older DJI Go app is not present on the device. What am I missing here?

    Sorry, lots of questions. I just need to get around this NFZ, we also intend to get footage of a handful of events AT the airport this summer, so getting this P3P to work there is crucial.

    Are there any other ways of getting into the no fly zones? Is Litchi a solution?
     
  2. doomclam

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    I've been trying to figure out the same thing, need to shoot across the street from a stadium. App says red no fly zone, DJI.com says it's just an advisory.

    I hear Litchi won't help because the NFZ is a firmware issue and it's built into the drone. But that's just what I hear.
     
  3. FraserRMAM

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    Yeah, I think you're correct. Using litchi to get around them would be far too easy of a solution. I'm waiting on a response from DJI at the moment about this.

    Mods, have you ever considered a "professional" sub-forum? I feel like some issues might be appropriate in such a category.
     
  4. FraserRMAM

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    Anyone have any input on this issue? Someone else has to be struggling with this problem!

    I can't imagine having to go with airplane+gopro on this one...