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New Battery, Old firmware

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Pharkas, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. Pharkas

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    I'm using 1.5.3. I just purchased a new battery and the GoApp says I need to updated the firmware of the battery. I don't have the 1.5.3 file to update the battery. Am I still able to download 1.5.3 onto a microsd from somewhere so I can update the battery? I don't want to update the firmware of the aircraft or controller if I don't have to.
     
  2. Kemosabi

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    I'm wondering the same thing, w purchase a new battery, does it update upon putting in p3 p? Is there a procedure for this.
    New to Dji's ,
    Thank u
     
  3. msinger

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    I have old versions of the firmware linked here:
    FYI, firmware 1.5 is not safe to use. It contains a bug that can allow your battery to shut off mid-flight.
     
  4. msinger

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    The firmware will only be installed on your battery if the BIN is still in the root of your memory card when you start your Phantom.
     
  5. Pharkas

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    What version should I use? should I downgrade to 1.4? I downloaded the 1.5 firmware and put the Bin on a micoSd. I put the micro sd in the camera slot and installed the new battery. The go app is still saying I need to update the firmware on my new battery? My two old batteries say they are up to date. Do I need to down grade everything to 1.4 and do all the batteries at once one after another?
     
  6. msinger

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    The DJI GO app will alert you if the batteries need to be updated. If you do not see a message, then they are fine as-is.
     
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    Thanks for the achive msinger. Just what I wanted