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Problems with new firmware update process - maybe this will help

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Pete Leare, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. Pete Leare

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    Like many other's have reported today, I too had problems.. First attempt, usual start up sound then a few da..da.da sounds then nothing for 30 minutes except flashing rear yellow lights with solid red front lights. Gimbal led was blinking red during this time.
    Gave up and tried again (yes just the unzipped bin file on the root folder of the formatted SD card and no text files added showing success/failure).
    This time same few beeps at the start then a solid green led on the gimbal almost immediately but no da..dada sounds at all for 30 mins.
    Then thought about what would be different between this update and past (multiple) successful updates, and it was my new PC with USB 3.0 ports. All previous updates were loaded on the SD card using 2.0 ports and this one was done with 3.0 ports.
    I went back to my old PC and used 2.0 ports to copy the bin file to the card and bingo it worked fine.
    Maybe I got lucky the 3rd time but perhaps this will help others to try
     
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