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Thoughts on 3.04 Firmware

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by Kelso Kubat, May 25, 2014.

  1. Kelso Kubat

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    here we go again. new equipment from dii means a **** tone of new firmware upgrades.
    i haven't heard anything to bad about it yet?
    How many of you are actually going to upgrade to 3.04 from 3.02?
    has anyone had any real problems?

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  2. Baystate12

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    Hi I recently updated to this firmware and honestly I feel like my phantom seems much more stable then previously.... When i hover there seems to be way less drift. I definitely see a noticeable difference and its a big POSITIVE for me anyways.... Im gonna run a few more batteries threw it see if anything changes. Good luck
     
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    Mine seems much more stable less drift.
     
  4. mustang_52

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    Did you guys hit the default button for the gains or just leave it where it was? I'm trying to decide which direction to go on this.

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  5. tom3holer

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    I use the default gains but do decrease the attitude gain to 150 as the 260 is too fast for my liking.

    tom
     
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    I hit the default button. Flew today for the first time with 3.04 loaded. Seems to fly great!
     
  7. Kelso Kubat

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    I've been flying my p2 without the gimbal on the past few days and noticed it really jerky with the attitude set to 200%
    How much of a difference did you notice dropping your gains down to 150 for attitude? :shock:
     
  8. mustang_52

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    I've never hit the default values, just left it as is but I'm pretty loaded up with humble, mini iosd, immersionrc and groundstation so I'm thinking of giving it a try.


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  9. tom3holer

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    Well, I never used 260 because I use the P2 for real estate photography and need smooth movement.

    Just give it a try, it does make a very noticeable difference.

    Tom
     
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    To answer your question, I did.

    Here's my history:

    When I received my P2 on 05/09, it had MC v1.06
    I never flew it before upgrading directly to v3.02.

    I flew it for the last 2 weeks, or about 12 flights, in light winds (5-10 mph) with no issues (J-hook, TBE, etc.).
    It flies like I would expect it to, faithfully (I have 450 heli experience).
    My mag. dec. is in my profile.

    Yesterday p.m. I upgraded to v3.04.
    Performed 'full' IMU & compass calibs.
    I flew this a.m. and did not notice any changes from my previous flights.

    v3.04 is a keeper for me.

    FWIW: I live 900 ft. from a cell tower and have never had a glitch when using my T-rex 450 w/DX-7 from home.
     
  11. tom3holer

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    I also am running 3.04 with no issues. I did lower the attitude gains as I found 260 a but too sensitive for smooth control.

    Tom
     
  12. Kelso Kubat

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    Thats really good to know.
    I also just recently had my phantom delivered on 4-30. mine was shipped with 3.02 on it ready to go. my first flight i had prop guards on with OEM 9" self tighteners. it was very windy. and i experien fed VRS about 6 minutes in when it got caught in a 40+ mph gust. tried to counter steer and locked into a VRS situation. only about 20 feet up but still really posed me off. since then i have removed the gimbal and flown naked. quad is very jerky due to its lightness i believe.
    I am actually looking forward to this upgrade after hearing all the positive feedback.
    gimbal is going back on Today too! :shock:
     
  13. tom3holer

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    Kelso,

    Thank your lucky stars you still have a phantom in one piece. Flying when there are 40+ gusts is asking for disaster to put it mildly.


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    What gains are you folks on 3.0.4 using?
     
  15. Kelso Kubat

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    i don't fly above 10 anymore. if the leaves are blowing i stay on the ground.
    I let that excitement take over and get the best of me. :shock:
     
  16. Kelso Kubat

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    i am still using the gains my phantom was shipped with... Just updated to 3.04 this morning. put all my FPV, iosd and gimbal back on and took it out for a quick test. winds on the ground were mild but as i got to about 100ft i could feel it drifting around in aTTI. nothing uncontrollable it was actually pretty fun.
    I noticed after updating my copter is less jerky then before and seems to fly smoother.
    especially when flying in Fluid Pan Mode....
     
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    After loading 3.04 default gains selected but did lower the attitude as 260 was too sensitive for me.

    Tom
     
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    Have been testing the 3.04 version for many flights now, and it seams my top speed has been decreased a lot. This is something Im not to fond of. Anyone else feel the same? I need to go pretty fast since I am recording fast moving objects.
    Is there a way to increase the top speed of the phantom? Change the gains maybe? As for right now I'm using the default values. All tips are very welcome!

    Thanks,
     
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    Yes I found the same. Posted this in the thread below.

    viewtopic.php?f=19&t=16254&start=10