Firmware update for Phantom 4 RTK

DJI has updated the firmware for the Phantom 4 RTK and users are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.

The company has issued the upgrade to ‘improve flight safety and user experience’, saying it should address a number of issues and offer users additional options and support.

DJI has advised that, because the firmware update is fairly large, it could take some time to upload.

The Phantom 4 RTK was launched in the autumn and is a high-class mapping and surveying drone, offering centimetre-level positioning data in real-time.

What’s New?

  • Added support for the remote controller without a built-in display for use with Mobile SDK apps.
  • Added Timed Shooting mode in Photogrammetry and Linear Flight operations.
  • Added the option in Advanced Settings when planning a Photogrammetry operation to set the margin of the operation area automatically.
  • Added support for export and import of the planned operations using a micro SD card.
  • Added support for RTCM 3.2 MSM3 when using custom network RTK.
  • Added the option in General Settings in Camera View to select Grid as FPV Display Mode.
  • Added the function to centre the gimbal by double tapping the gimbal pitch status bar in Camera View.
  • Cancelled the limit for the length of the flight route when planning an operation.
  • Optimised the calculation for the flight route and operation duration.
  • Fixed occasional issue: App crash caused by some random operations.
  • Fixed occasional issue: There was no marker for the breakpoint after pausing the operation.
  • Fixed occasional issue: The storage path of the pictures shot during automatic operations was wrong.
  • Fixed issue: Wrong display of some text in the app.
  • Fixed issue: Wrong display of GSD value when system language was Japanese.

Upgrade Method

Upgrade with DJI Assistant 2 for Phantom or DJI Assitant 2 for MG

Download and install DJI Assistant 2 for Phantom:

https://dl.djicdn.com/downloads/dji_assistant/20181028/Phantom/DJI+Assistant+2+For+Phantom+2.0.6.exe

1: Connect your aircraft/remote control to your computer

2: Open DJI Assistant 2 for Phantom

3: Upgrade the aircraft firmware to V 01.07.0116,upgrade the remote control to V 01.07.0116

Download and install DJI Assistant 2 for MG:

https://dl.djicdn.com/downloads/dji_assistant/20181028/MG/DJI+Assistant+2+For+MG+2.0.10.exe

1: Connect your aircraft/remote control to your computer

2: Open DJI Assistant 2 for MG

3: Upgrade the aircraft firmware to V 01.07.0116,upgrade the remote control to V 01.07.0116

Firmware update ‘may take a long time’

Users who are installing the firmware update are being advised to be aware of the following:

  • This firmware update may take a long time. Please wait and DO NOT power off the aircraft during updating.
  • Be sure to update the firmware for both the aircraft and the remote controller. Otherwise they will not work together.
  • It is not recommended to use this firmware with a PC GS Pro of v1.2.0 or lower. Otherwise some functions may not work properly.

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