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Updating Firmware, need a definitive answer please

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by biff600, Aug 17, 2015.

  1. biff600

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    Hi folks,

    I need to update the firmware in my P3A that I have had for less than a week, I have looked on this forum at all the firmware update threads, and also looked at the one on the DJI website, and every one is slightly different, or someone has had a problem with the update or a better suggestion on how to do it, but there are so many threads now I am at a complete loss.

    Can someone please point me in the RIGHT direction in what I should be doing, preferably in very basic terms as I am computer illiterate.

    Is there anywhere I can take it to do the update, I don't mind paying, but I don't feel confident in doing it myself

    I'd be mortified if I wrecked my P3 by missing something or didn't do something in the right order.

    This may seem like a daft question, but is the update different because I'm in the UK rather than say The USA or Asia ?

    Please help
     
  2. msinger

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    I followed this video to do mine.
    Worked seamlessly...
     
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  4. biff600

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    Thank you for getting back to me so swiftly chaps, much appreciated.

    I now have another question:

    On the DJI firmware page, it states that there are 3 current updates 1.1.9, 1.2.8, & 1.3.20.

    If I put the latest one in, will that supercede the others or do I have to put each update in (in turn) ??
     
  5. clkilljoy

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    I would think that you have at least the most current update already. Your app will tell you if you need to update. Most updates already have all previous updates included. The rest just follow the videos, search the Forum on how to.
     
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    Yes it will supercede the older apps.
     
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  7. 4wd

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    If it's working well now, there's really no need to update.
    There are precious few 'improvements' so far in the updated firmware and app.
    I'd just fly it for a while and ignore the update message until you are more confident with it.
     
  8. biff600

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    Thanks so much for all the input gents, I have updated both the controller and the drone, all simple stuff really.

    I think it was the fear of the unknown !
     
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    The first time is a little scary. After that, not so much but still be careful next time so you don't miss something simple. Happy flying!
     
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