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Firmware warning wrong?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bear Montain, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. Bear Montain

    Feb 14, 2016
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    When I launch my P3A I get an error that says I need to upgrade the firmware. When I plug the bird in it tells me firmware is up-to-date. What am I missing?

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  2. robinb

    May 10, 2014
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    could be the app has not connected to internet, to check when you first power on.
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  3. SouthernPhantom

    Jun 10, 2015
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    Regardless what some other folks say, I always start out with my phone connected to the Internet.

    Or, if I'm using my WiFi-only tablet, I use the phone's hot spot to connect to the tablet's WiFi. That way, the GO App gets the latest information, as well as allowing Google maps to load and set the home-point correctly.

    Then, after everything has initialized (either before or after takeoff), sometimes I switch into airplane mode to reduce the processing load on the phone. But when I've forgotten, I've never had a serious problem.

    Bear Mountain, try connecting everything on your kitchen table without the props, with the phone connected to the Internet, and give it a few minutes to settle in, perhaps. You could even start and kill the engines a couple of times, just to test the entire system, and to adjust the app settings to your liking.
    #3 SouthernPhantom, Feb 27, 2016
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2016
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  4. trickys

    Feb 4, 2016
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    I had the same thing it was my batt that needed to be updated, are u using a second battery ?
    We're it asks you for the update can you press the screen to scroll right it should then say batt needs update,

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  5. Corey pierce

    Mar 3, 2016
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    I had this issue and ended uo having to send my p3 adv in for repair! The remote firmware is wrong, if you have a B model remote it can't take a firmware update. When I attempted the download it put my remote in limbo. Would turn on and off no sound, weird red and green LEDs lit at same time and wouldnot connect to anything. Yes the firmware broke my remote for good. Factory reset procedure would do nothing. Beware! I have been without my bird for 3 weeks, should be back on Monday. Avoid this headache. I will report back to as what dji claims the problem was.
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