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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by AirApparent, Jul 17, 2015.

  1. AirApparent

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    RTFM four times. Looking for experience. Just got my replacement for a defective one today. Please just comment on the order of things based on experience.

    Firmware update
    Cold IMU Calibration
    gimbal calibration

    Correct order out of the box?
     
  2. msinger

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    - Firmware update (optional)
    - Calibrate the IMU (even if it's not required)
    - Calibrate the gimbal
    - Calibrate the remote controller (RC)
    - Calibrate the compass
     
  3. YolevonALLin

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    Firmware update? Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. Don't do it! You'll need another replacement. 1.1.9 is flawless for me, no important bugs were attempted to be fixed with 1.2.6 so why risk it?

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  4. AirApparent

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    Thx. Although Dronesetc was awesome to deal with, I'm going on vacation and don't want issues. Missed a lot of flight time with shipping back and forth.
     
  5. AirApparent

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    One more thing: not updating firmware have anything to do with voiding warranty? Thanks for your thoughts. Seriously I'm gun shy right now.
     
  6. msinger

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    Nope. It's okay to fly on old firmware.
     
  7. AirApparent

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    Thanks msinger. See a lot of your posts here. Value your input.
     
  8. msinger

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    This is why you might not want to update the firmware right now.
     
    #8 msinger, Jul 17, 2015
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  9. AirApparent

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    Wow. Well I just registered the new one and there is a red triangle with exclamation point that says "update required". I do have a GPS lock it appears. Should I just ignore it? Just don't want to lose this thing. Thanks again for your thoughts.