Less than a month after the previous update, DJI releases another firmware update for the DJI Phantom 4 RTK. The last update was quite a significant one and we had asked our drone mapping expert to weigh in. This latest update seems to emphasize DJI’s continued focus on the commercial and enterprise drone market with a number of improvements and enhancements for the DJI Phantom 4 RTK. The drone we believe will be a game changer for the mapping industry.

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DJI Phantom 4 RTK firmware update

Overview

  • Date: 2019.02.20
  • Aircraft Firmware: v01.07.0118
  • Remote Controller Firmware: v01.07.0116
  • DJI GS RTK App: v1.8.25
  • DJI Assistant 2 For Phantom: v2.0.6
  • DJI Assistant 2 For MG: v2.0.12

What’s New?

  • Improved battery stability and safety after the battery was not fully charged and discharged during long-term storage.
  • If you have multiple batteries, please run this firmware update on all of them.
  • 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 microSD 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 center the gimbal by double tapping the gimbal pitch status bar in Camera View.
  • Canceled the limit for the length of the flight route when planning an operation.
  • Optimized 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.

How to Update with PC

Notes

  • This firmware update may take a long time. Please wait and DO NOT power off the aircraft during updating.
  • Make sure that the firmware for both the aircraft and remote controller is up-to-date. 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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