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P3 Firmware P3S Firmware update failed

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by Cen, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. Cen

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    Hi,

    Just bought my Phantom 3 standard and was trying to update it's firmware to the latest version via the DJI GO app. I downloaded the firmware and it was applying. It got stuck at 62% before the gimbal started moving up and down crazily. It said on my phone that the firmware update failed and now the phantom has started a playing a loud beeping sound every 2 seconds.

    I've tried plugging the battrery out and plugging it back in again but to no avail.
    How can I stop this incessant sound and update the firmware so I can get to flying?
     
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  3. Cen

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    Hi Reed,

    I had a read through that first before realising that the Standard has a different installation process. It is all done via the DJI app. There is no link on DJI's website for downloading the firmware from there.
     
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    Ok, I see that you have to update it through the phone. There are a few other threads of guys with the same style of problem on the standard forum and I read this one, I hope it helps - Phantom 3 Standard Firmware Update | DJI Phantom Forum
    I also saw this -
     
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    My P3A update was also interrupted. I also got that _LOUD_ beeping sound when I tried again. I ended up moving it to another area of the house, putting a large box over it and let it run. After about 30 minutes or so, it stopped and updated.

    I recommend doing as I did. make sure the battery is at 90% - 100% and start over. Let it sit for a _long_ time.
     
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  6. Cen

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    Hmm. Okay i'll try that method tonight. Is there anyway that you can reduce the volume? I live in an apartment and it kind of sounds like a bomb.
     
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    Can't reduce the volume but feel free to cover it up with blankets or something.
     
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    I just locked mine in the car on the floor and walked away.
     
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    Wouldn't you think the app would give you an idea of how long it would take?
    Lot of woods in that one.:)
     
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    That's good idea, I would put on the console in a busy parking lot at night. Then when somebody stops to look in the window, I would remote start my car while recording it on video!:cool: