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Phantom RC dead during firmware upgrade

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by afx, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. afx

    afx

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    I was trying to upgrade the firmware and got USB disconnected for some reason (seems like it's Windows bug). After that I can't switch on the RC. The red light do not turn on, RC assistand does not detect the RC.
    Any ideas how to make it alive?
    RC model: DJ6
     
  2. QYV

    QYV

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    generally if devices get mucked up in the middle of a firmware upgrade they're dead but I have no idea if there's a way to recover a DJ6.

    If you decide you want to give up and just get a new one the cheapest price I've seen is via DSLRPros Wholesale for $25.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/DJI-Phantom-2-D ... 1313822898
    it's officially listed as a "unused floor model" *shrug* but I got one and it was in mint condition, worked fine.
     
  3. afx

    afx

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    Solved.

    Usb was fixed by rebooting the windows. RC was found but RC Assistant said RC firmware 0.0.0.0 and there are no updates.
    I was using RC Assistant 1.1
    So I've found old version of RC Assistant 1.0, connected RC to the laptop, it showed the RC in "loader mode" and firmware 0.0.0.0 and offered me to upgrade to the latest firmware version.
    1-2-3 and it's alive :)