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P3 Firmware Controller Identity Crisis!!!

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by borgroves, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. borgroves

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    I updated my P3A and batteries to 1.9 and it went smooth as silk.
    My controller gave me a red triangle and said I had to upgrade the Controller FW. It was still connecting and I had Camera, but it wouldn't power up. It said the FW was already downloaded and ready to install. Now the Controller wont connect to the Drone at all,,won't re-link, and worst of all,,,The controller thinks it's for a P4!! and nothing I do has convinced it otherwise. I tried rolling back the update, it fails. I've tried re-loading the FW and it literally did the blue light/4 rapid Beeps thing for an hour. it Because the controller tells the app it's a P4 the options on the App are for a P4 (anti-collision sensors and such) I asked DJI and if they help I will pass it on but is there anyone who has heard of this before? Can anyone help?
     
  2. Silverwingflinx

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    Try and uninstall the Dji app reboot might help!


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  3. Psy

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    I updated mine this weekend, the remote is now updated via the app and not from firmware download as described in many videos.


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  4. WetDog

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    First thing to try is to force the download again. Hold the icon in the top right of the tablet screen (this is iOS, I think Android is the same). You should then get a screen allowing you to download the firmware once more.

    There is another step that involves a complicated finger dance with the controller, but try this first. The fact that the tablet thinks you have magically upgraded to a P4 is normal when it doesn't know what it's hooked up to.

    Wishful thinking on the part of DJI, I suppose.
     
  5. borgroves

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    I'm using an iPad Air, I've uninstalled it and reinstalled it. It doesn't seem to care what I select on the app when it prompts you to select. It changed to a P4 as soon as they connect...I did the C1,C2,record, and thumb wheel and forced the firmware download. It still won't upgrade anymore. I get 0% on the progress bar..It can't roll back and load a previous version because the previous version it fetches is just the 1.5 version of the P4 and it just freezes it. It thinks it's a P4 so I don't think it's ever going to try to load a P3. Sigh.....


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