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To Update or not?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by jw190d9, May 13, 2014.

  1. jw190d9

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    I just got my P2V+ and was wondering with all the talk about issues with the latest firmware should I update before flight or not, any thoughts? Thanks.
     
  2. skyhighdiver

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    no reason to update only thing new is slower decent and if no prop gaurds that's not an issue anyway
     
  3. DaveTown

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    Even without prop guards, VRS is an issue.
     
  4. MikesTooLz

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    I've updated mine, no issues so far.

    lowering descent speed to a safe level isn't a problem to me. Obviously DJI has had a large number of reports of people crashing their phantoms by descending to quickly. Better safe than sorry.
     
  5. DocSteveMaxi

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    If you live near an airport and want to fly your copter high up, the new firmware will restrict you from doing that. More specifically, if you live within 5 miles the height you can fly will be limited from 30 feet or so to 400 feet further out from the center (at 5miles out) . If you live within 1.5 miles, you cannot fly your P2 at all!
     
  6. MikesTooLz

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    well.... The software that comes on the Phantom 2 Vision+ already has those restrictions. No difference there.
     
  7. jalpert

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    I'd update. There are some cool new features around the corner so everyone is going to update sooner or later anyway.