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Phantom 2 First Flight and SW Up Date

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by CaptMike, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. CaptMike

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    Second post.

    After lurking here, watching and reading I pulled the trigger yesterday on a Phantom 2 with H3-3D. Amazon had a Next Day option for $12.95 so the new Toy arrived today.

    While charging the battery I Downloaded the 3.2 Update. After the battery charged up I powered up the copter and tried to update it. After numerous tries and fails I down loaded the Drivers and got the update loaded but... My computer started locking up and Crashing. Saw the Blue Screen of Death twice. After trying to re-boot the computer... when it did come up I tried to connect to the Controller and couldn't did another re-boot and REMOVED ALL THE DJI Software! Just loaded the Phantom Software on a Laptop and still can't get the software to connect to the Controller (DJ6). I got the Drivers loaded but the Software will not connect to the DJ6. What am I missing? (Checking the Drivers it's showing everything is OK.)

    OK... Going for broke, I Calibrated the Compass. Powering everything up the GPS Leds flashed Green and So I Went Outside. Got to play about 10 minutes before it started sprinkling rain again. Pretty fun for an Old Guy. I made several take-off's and landings Before I moved it in any other direction.

    (I have not mounted the H3-3D yet.)

    Checking the Phantom Updates Page

    Main Controller 3.06
    GPS---
    Receiver-Phantom2
    P330CB 1.0.1.32
    Battery

    Connecting the Controller to the Laptop it sill will not connect to the Phantom Software. Ideas?
     
  2. xgeek

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    I assume you are using the RC assistant to connect to the controller rather than the Phantom assistant?
     
  3. CaptMike

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    Opening the "DJI Phantom 2 Assistant" with the Controller connected to the computer the SW just stops. If I hit "SKIP" the SW will Open but going to the "RC" tab, I can not get them to communicate.
     
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    The P2 Assistant software is to be used when you have the Phantom itself connected. For the controller, you'll need to use the separate RC Assistant software.
     
  5. CaptMike

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    THANK YOU OI Photo!

    Found the RC Assistant. ;) Downloaded it and did the Update without any problem.

    I'm still Baffled by the "RC" tab in the Phantom SW.

    If it would stop raining I'd go back outside. :mrgreen:


    The Learning Curve can be rough on us old Folk!