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should i update my phantom?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by coonasty, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. coonasty

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    i have the: DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter V2.0 Bundle, 3-Axis Zenmuse H4-3D Gimbal

    bought it january 2015 and updated firmware on remote, batt, and bird. i have not updated it since. they had that update that came out (around spring?) after some dude crashed a phantom on white house lawn and peeps said that it was screwing up phantoms so i never did that update.

    flew about 20+ times with no issues first half of 2015 with that same january firmware. last time i flew it was on july 4th. flew fine that morning then that afternoon kept going crazy, losing control, and trying to fly away from me so i immediately brought it down and have not flown it since. first time i had ever had any kind of problem with it.

    so should more recent firmware be installed no matter what? or should i just stick with what i have and fly it that way? possibly that crazy fly away issue was just that one crazy incident that i wont have again. i was on vacation in another state at the time.

    i do have a limefuel air l54p battery as well. will new update render that battery useless? TIA
     
  2. jason

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    If your firmware is v3.14 there is no update. Now if it looks like this that is a decision only you can make.
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  3. coonasty

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    this is what my versions are on software version 3.6. are there improvements in performance that i should absolutely update to latest firmware?

    if the firmware updates only are for adding no-fly zones then i dont want to update. but if they help with fly aways, battery performance, gimbal performance then i will do it. i have no idea what the latest firmware versions do compared to what i have on there. TIA
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  4. jason

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    There isn't much info other then the additions NFZ and since there haven't any problems with mine I'm staying put.