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P3 firmware update failure

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by KSR Enterprises, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. KSR Enterprises

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    When I did the update on my P3 it beeps, pause, beep, pause, beep, pause and never does complete. Any ideas?

     
  2. msinger

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    Just let it beep until it stops.
     
  3. Reed L

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    From your video, it looks complete. The Green light on the front of the gimble tells you when it is done. When it turns a solid green, it's time to fly :)
     
  4. msinger

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    Complete as in done? It's still installing something in the video.
     
  5. KSR Enterprises

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    The loud beeping is coming from the drone itself, not the gimble like normal when doing the updates if that helps. I tried the update again and left it for over an hour.
     
  6. Reed L

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    It sounds like it but the light is solid green, not blinking red. When I tried putting in 1.4.1 when it came out, it never shut up either... I ended up going back to 1.3.2 and found that I had a bad sd card. After an hour, like this one, I definitely would check the log for starters. Then see what version is installing. I had successfully put the 1.4.1 .bin file on the sd card but it wouldn't register again after putting it into the Phantom. It was screeching something awful... Then I put it back in my pc and found the sd card dead, so I switched back to the stock sd card that it came with and it updated fine. But that was my problem...
     
  7. msinger

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    When you tried the second time, did you delete everything from your memory card and download a fresh BIN from the DJI downloads page? If not, try that. If that does not work, then try using a different memory card to install the update.
     
  8. KSR Enterprises

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    I had deleted it but still nothing. I did what you said and tried another card, worked perfectly!!! Thank you.
     
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    Good! I'm happy to hear you're back up and running :)
     
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    Another sd card bites the dust :cool: