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Discussion in 'Firmware' started by skyhighdiver, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. skyhighdiver

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    Ok I already have answered many questions and continue to see many more issues from people
    simply not reading the directions

    The controller updates through app if you leave bird off open app when connected to controller download firmware and install

    Yes both apps will work with new firmware but need DJI go app to make controller update work

    The update takes 18-22 minutes and you will get a green camera LED when its done and a D-DD D-DD
    SOUND INSTEAD OF DDDDDDDDDDDD
    LEAVE SD CARD IN BIRD AND SWAP BATTERIES ONE BY ONE AND POWER ON
    Battery update takes less than 2 minutes
    you can see if update on batteries is going as battery will have 2 center lights on during update and back to normal when done
    You may then use different sd card or format card once all batteries are done

    I have done both a pro and advanced on a ipad and iPhone 6+ no android sorry
    it does work and seems to have fixed a few issues
    I have had no issues in 4 flights on each yet

    I can kind of see DJI's dilemma with every update its like herding cats to get everyone to follow the one set of instructions and do it the same way for success
     
    #1 skyhighdiver, Aug 4, 2015
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  2. loganboyd

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    Is there any indication that the battery was updated in the log files that are created?
     
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    Thankfully I didn't have to hurdle any cats today and I'm very happy to report that my update work as advertised! Thanks for all the help on this site!
     
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  4. blade strike

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    In the hidden log file it's ID 11. Yes it was updated.

    Log is located on the SD card @ x:\misc\log\logname
     
  5. Meta4

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    Or if you are a non-Apple devotee, it's in the P3S_FW_RESULT_AB.txt file
    and looks like this:
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2014.01.01 00:00:12 remo-con disconnect======
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Result: Abort.
    The firmware on the SD card is identical to or older than the current firmware on the aircraft.

    ========== 2014.01.01 00:00:12 remo-con disconnect======
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2014.01.01 00:00:12 remo-con disconnect======
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2014.01.01 00:00:12 remo-con disconnect======
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.
     
  6. blade strike

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    No the hidden log file is on the SD card. The successful or fail log doesn't show you much of anything.

    You must enable hidden file and directory in your os.
     
  7. Meta4

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    Thanks Blade ... there's always something to learn with these flying machines.
     
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  8. blade strike

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    No problem..


    Its actually very helpful log. It shows what hardware id's are updated.
     
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    Ok I have just been given the new App for Go (auto update negligently selected) and about to attempt the new firmware upgrade. Why do I feel like I'm about to be executed? Wish me luck.
     
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    All my updates took, although I've noticed a drop in battery performance on my 3 batteries just in quick test flights. Anyone else seen this? Also can't confirm horizon tilt is fixed, mine seems worse even though I calibrated gimbal on what I thought was a level surface (I can't use my dining room table anymore due to increased magnetic interference sensitivity of P3)
    Anyone else get an email from DJI this morning announcing P3 Standard? It seems to have a better camera than the advanced for 200 less and the rest of the P3 suite. Am I missing something?
     
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  11. skyhighdiver

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    LightBridge???
     
  13. jcknows0

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    Thanks for the heads up, now I see. I thought it said Live HD video. Not on wifi. Pass.
     
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    thx for the above. very helpful...one question, when i swap batteries and repower P3P, how will i know battery has completed its ~3 min update? noise, light? thanks!
     
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    Ok. Have to insert batts to update; get it. Question is: is the battery that is in the bird updated at the same time as the FW update?

    To clarify: 3 batteries. Do I update the FW in P3 then do all three batteries, or will I just update the two that were not in it during initial update. Thanks.
     
  16. skyhighdiver

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    The one in the bird gets done during the normal firmware update The other two will need to be swapped out one of the time during power cycling the middle two lights of the battery go on during firmware update and battery returns to normal late sequence when it's done total time is between one and two minutes
     
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    Are you saying, the brand new battery that I have never used has to be updated? How do Ido it now?
     
  18. AirApparent

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    Thanks skyhighdiver. Appreciate that. Can't wait to get home, get it done, and get in the air!
     
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    Yes. There will be a "success" file once done.


    Sent from my PT beating heart
     
  20. skyhighdiver

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    Yes as new firmware updates battery