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To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by cieloskye, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. cieloskye

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    Just bought a phantom 2, and I've read differing opinions on software upgrades for the transmitter+phantom. Should I upgrade immediately or fly as shipped? Lmk what you think! Thanks!
     
  2. mediaguru

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    Fly it and see if you like it. Then make decisions based on the performance and what you want out of it.
     
  3. C-Mac13

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    I updated all my firmware when I bought mine and have kept it update ever since as suggested by DJI and have had no issues.
     
  4. rmklaw

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    I would not fly it without first doing ALL updates. Keep in mind that these updates fix KNOWN BUGS, and all updates work correctly if you follow the directions.
     
  5. LuvMyTJ

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    He may be referring to this warning that Dronfly.com has on the P2 page...

     
  6. goldfishrock

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    I believe the current advice is to update ALL the firware APART from the Zenmuse.
     
  7. Ravecreative

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    Just a bit of additional info on the tx firmware update (sorry if this has already been posted)

    I have been struggling with the gimbal being too fast after the last gimbal update

    I connected my transmitter up to the TX assistant and it said it had the latest firmware, so i did a X1 calibration and ever since the X1 has been uncontrollably fast
    I was advising not to update this due to my experience.

    Yesterday, i thought to hell with it and updated the transmitter firmware, even though it said it was on the latest version... I then did a X1 calibration again, and BOOOM - its all good - smooth pans like butter

    So... run the firmware update, even if it doesnt need it - it makes all the difference