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Advanced Semi-bricked my controller trying to update, please help.

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by AlmostTan, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. AlmostTan

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    So, I have a P3A. I went from running 1.1.9 skipping 1.2 because of bugs, straight to 1.3.2. At that time, I was unable to update my controller and was told it was because I have the B controller which didn't need to be updated.
    Flash forward to today, the release notes say that users MAY skip updating the controller, but I think, what the heck it's been quite a few revisions and maybe I should bring it current and allow for the FW to be updated from the app from now on, so I tried it.

    - I tried it using the memory card I used to update the aircraft in a reader in the USB port, didn't work.
    - I tried it with above mentioned memory card in the phantom, and directly plugged into the gimbal, didn't do anything.
    - I tried a freshly formatted USB memory stick with the FW, didn't do anything.

    Each time the blue light NEVER came on nor did the RC make any noises.
    But now, when I turn it on, it beeps loudly about 6 times and flashes red.

    I can connect it to the aircraft, arm the motors, fly it around, but I am not getting any live feed, any telemetry on the GO app (it's just dead), and can't figure out to proceed from here.

    Any support immensely appreciated [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. rockydog

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    Just a thought....have you got wi-fi switched on on your OS/Android device?
     
  3. AlmostTan

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    I did the one time I connected it, but the controller makes these erroneous beeping noises even when not connected to my phone.
     
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  5. AlmostTan

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    Figured it out everyone, thanks!
     
  6. snerd

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    Well, what was it?! Maybe the next guy can use it.
     
  7. AlmostTan

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    Going to sound crazy but someone on the DJI forum recommended I just move the right stick around while the controller was booting up. It cleared the error and all works fine now.
     
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