P3 Firmware Phantom 3 pro get green red flashing on gimbal then series of green flashes

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I’m trying to upgrade a phantom 3 Pro firmware and i’m getting the red/green blinking on the gimbal for a while then I get a series of flashing green pause flashing green then again with the red/ green cycle. Has been going on 35 to 45 minutes. This is a broken drone off eBay and I’m a newbie. Is this right or what. Thanks joe
 
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35 to 45 mins to update...should not take that long, if you get a red light on the gimbal the update has failed.
 
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As Allan has said to best if my memory red green alternate flashing means firmware updating. 49mins should have done it however. When you say it’s broken- what’s broken?
 
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As Allan has said to best if my memory red green alternate flashing means firmware updating. 49mins should have done it however. When you say it’s broken- what’s broken?
As Allan has said to best if my memory red green alternate flashing means firmware updating. 49mins should have done it however. When you say it’s broken- what’s broken?
hey thanks for your reply the gimbal is broken. I fixed that got the update on the sd put it in the slot starts to green/red flash like it’s supposed to for a firmware update but doesn’t go solid green or red just goes back to flashing green then goes back to red/green
 
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hey thanks for your reply the gimbal is broken. I fixed that got the update on the sd put it in the slot starts to green/red flash like it’s supposed to for a firmware update but doesn’t go solid green or red just goes back to flashing green then goes back to red/green
Checked the imitation came back ok calibrated the imu ok but no movement in gimbal and status error need to update camera and need to update drone?
 
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I’m trying to upgrade a phantom 3 Pro firmware and i’m getting the red/green blinking on the gimbal for a while then I get a series of flashing green pause flashing green then again with the red/ green cycle. Has been going on 35 to 45 minutes. This is a broken drone off eBay and I’m a newbie. Is this right or what. Thanks joe
I had this with my P3A, I reinstalled the latest FW with the P3S_DEBUG_FW_DEBUG file on my sd card and the update started to go through as normal, my gimbal was doing the chicken dance although fully set up properly, I diagnosed this to a faulty ribbon cable on the gimbal.
 
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I’m trying to upgrade a phantom 3 Pro firmware and i’m getting the red/green blinking on the gimbal for a while then I get a series of flashing green pause flashing green then again with the red/ green cycle. Has been going on 35 to 45 minutes. This is a broken drone off eBay and I’m a newbie. Is this right or what. Thanks joe
I reinstalled the most recent FW with the P3S_DEBUG_FW_DEBUG document on my sd card and the refresh began to experience as typical, my gimbal was doing the chicken move albeit completely set up legitimately, I analyzed this to a defective strip link on the gimbal.
 
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i’m getting the red/green blinking on the gimbal for a while then I get a series of flashing green pause flashing green then again with the red/ green cycle
If this happens, that means Ambarella chip is booting up, and then restarting, and then booting up again - in an endless circle.

Sometimes putting a firmware update on the card can break the loop, but in most cases the reboot happens before the drone checks for update on SD-card.

To diagnose this issue, it is required to see messages which the chip displays as it's booting. The messages can be read either by tapping to serial interface, or creating a special file on SD-card which causes them to be stored on SD-card. The messages will contain specific reason why the chip decides to reboot.

Details:
Ambarella firmware interfaces

In more basic terms: Gimbal Top Board is damaged.
 

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