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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by sprite1275, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. sprite1275

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    Got me a P3S for my birthday. Ive done a bit of reading around and it seems the latest firmware 1.6.80 has wireless range issues and the one before that suffers from battery shut offs in mid flight.

    On my first set up if i follow normal procedures will it automatically update to 1.6.80 or does it give you the options of firmwares?

    Or am i reading too much into this and should just update and get flying?
     
  2. msinger

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    The firmware is installed via DJI GO. If you choose to update it, DJI GO will install the latest version.
     
  3. SlapUrBean

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    Happy birthday! I also done some research about the firmware before and i would stay on 1.5.70 and wait for a future update that fixes the range problem :)
     
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  4. sprite1275

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    can you chose not to update it? what firmware is the p3s normally on when new?
     
  5. msinger

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    If you don't want to install the latest firmware, then ignore the prompt to update in DJI GO.

    There is no standard firmware version for new Phantoms. It depends on which firmware version DJI was using at the time your Phantom was manufactured.
     
  6. sprite1275

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    how did you get yours to 1.5.70 or was that the latest when you updated?
     
  7. sprite1275

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    Got ya. how do i go about finding out which firmware its on?
     
  8. msinger

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    Check in the "General Settings" --> "About" section of DJI GO while your Phantom is connected to DJI GO.
     
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  9. SlapUrBean

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    Im getting a p3a very soon so i have done alot of research but hopefully it will be on 1.5.70
     
  10. sprite1275

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    oh right. Ive never flew anything before so will be pooping when i take this bird up finally.
     
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  11. msinger

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    It would be better to make a pit stop before you head out to fly ;)
     
  12. SlapUrBean

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    Also dont forget to read the user manual because it tell you everything you need to know before flying
     
  13. sprite1275

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    sorry Thats gone over my head o_O:)
     
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  14. sprite1275

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    yes i am doing. also lots of youtube viewing
     
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