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Updates Official DJI

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by dayviduk, May 2, 2018.

  1. dayviduk

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    This is a quote from the DJI forum.

    " If everything works well, there is no need to update. "

    So their you have it

    Update or just leave
     
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    FWIW, I don't think it's safe to assume that's DJI's official statement on firmware updates. It's likely just the opinion of "DJI Susan".
     
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    "DJI Susan"....now that's a name I haven't seen in a while....:p:p
     
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    [​IMG] The one and only. You nailed it msinger
     
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    ROFL.gif
     
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    Last I looked you must update firmware as available for warranty issues.

    Has that changed?
     
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  7. msinger

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    I don't see that mentioned anywhere in DJI's warranty, in the manuals, or on their website. Until it shows up in any of those places, I think it's safe to assume every mention of that is also not an official statement from DJI.
     
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  8. Richard LaFleche

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    Do you have facts to back it up or is it your opinion? I'm not knocking you I am just in search of the facts
     
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    So THAT'S what DJI Susan looks like. Hmmm. I always pictured her with dark hair, and older.
     
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    It's not mentioned anywhere in DJI's warranty, in the manuals, or on their website.

    FYI, other DJI employees say running old firmware does not void the warranty. See this post and this post on the DJI forum.
     
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    Msinger is correct, no where is it written that updating is required for warranty issues. All we are doing is beta testing for DJI. I received every DJI Drone (I own several)in full working order from DJI with working firmware, if I hadn’t updated I wouldn’t have had any problems, but when I switched from FatShark goggles to the DJI RC Edition Goggles I had to, now I’m at the point of having everything perfect! I’m not touching firmware anymore until there’s another feature I want or need haha
     
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    You may well be right , but she is one of the faces of DJI on their official website , opinion or not.

    Im still sticking with "If it aint broke ,dont fix it" :)
     
  13. Richard LaFleche

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    I have always felt (for better or for worse) she is just trying to help
     
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  14. Richard LaFleche

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    In reality what company fully tests their software before they release it? TV, computer, phone?
     
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    What? What happened to my pic I uploaded lol. Wasn't that bad was it ? Can't see it now
     
  16. msinger

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    OT I'm guessing.
     
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    I worked in gaming (not computer games) for 25+ years. The last company I worked for did more testing than any company I've ever worked for. There was developer testing, developer peer review, hours and hours of QA testing, regulator testing and field testing. After all those were complete, they got the approval. Submitting products for approval is so expensive, they rarely let something out that didn't work as intended the first time. I have a colleague that worked in Aerospace, and they were the same way. DJI does seem to cut the corners (only by anecdotal evidence, not experience).
     
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    Quote: " " If everything works well, there is no need to update. "
    So their (sic) you have it ."

    Besides missing grade 6 grammar classes :D:D, I see you didn't attend the lesson on "Not believing everything you read", which these days translates into "Don't believe everything on the internet."
    I've run into problems with upgrades and also not upgrading. Shades of MS Windows 8 easily comes to mind very painfully. Like most things in life, and droning, it's contextual. The motto one needs is, "Make plenty of mistakes and learn a lot, or, make no 'missteakes' and learn nothing -- or else lead a very boring life.:rolleyes::)
     
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    They nailed it. I run legacy Firmware AND software (apps) on all my birds. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I don't have to take tests and I don't have to login to the mother ship. EVER. The birds are rock-solid reliable. Win = me.
     
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    I thought she would be taller!
     
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