DJI has released the latest A2 firmware v2.4

News2014-11-07

DJI has released the latest A2 firmware v2.4, including the following updates:

  1. New “Cruise Control” feature where the aircraft will lock into its current horizontal speed when users release the control sticks. The cruise speed can be adjusted by the remote control at any time.
  2. New “Banked Turn” mode. The roll and yaw sticks are combined to help perform banked turns.
  3. Added a “Home Fence” feature that prevents the aircraft from entering the area directly around the Home point.
  4. Support for F-Channel and Action settings in the DJI PC Ground Station.
  5. Support for the Dropsafe system.
  6. Added the ability to control the aircraft during Return To Home procedures.
  7. Emergency position of the mode switch is set to Atti. Mode by default instead of Manual Mode.
  8. Added flight limits and airport No-Fly Zones.
  9. Obtain initial receiver coordinates more quickly, in cold starts, low satellite signal (foliage/canopy) and loss of satellite signal conditions (indoor, garages, tunnel, etc.).
  10. Greater satellite tracking reliability in poor visibility conditions (urban canyon/tall buildings, bridges/underpasses, etc.).
  11. Home Lock and Point of Interest performance upgraded.

Assistant Software v1.4 updates:

  1. “Cruise Control” function added to the IOC page.
  2. “Home Fence (H-Fence)” page and “Airport Limit” page in “Limits” tag added.
  3. “Parachute” tag added.

Users MUST upgrade to the following versions through the A2 Assistant v1.4 to get these new features:

  • A2 Controller Unit : 2.4 
  • A2 IMU:2.4 
  • A2 GPS PRO :2.4 
  • A2 GPS Module: 2.4 
  • A2 Receiver :1.1 
  • A2 LED :2.1 

Notes:

  1. Ensure controller unit firmware matches IMU firmware. Otherwise there is a potential aircraft damage risk.
  2. Upgrade GPS module to the latest version to enhance the GPS performance in harsh conditions.
  3. Upgrade gimbal firmware to the latest version (v2.0) to use with the latest A2 firmware (v2.4).
  4. Use with the latest version of the DJI A2 Assistant Software, Ground Station and gimbal firmware.
  5. Mac users should use the latest A2 Assistant software on Mac OS X 10.9 or above.
  6. When upgrade is complete, check the configuration of A2 controller unit then unlock the controller unit in A2 Assistant.
  7. Once upgraded, calibration parameters saved in the A2 controller unit will be cleared. Recalibrating the IMU and the compass is required.

Users can download the latest A2 Assistant v1.4 from the link below:
http://www.dji.com/product/a2/download

Users can download the latest DJI iPad Ground Station App by the following methods:

  1. Enter http://m.dji.net/gs on web browser to download;
  2. Scan the QR code below to download.

Users can download the latest DJI A2 Assistant App by the following methods:

  1. Enter http://m.dji.net/dji-assistant on web browser to download;
  2. Scan the QR code below to download.

Enjoy your flight and ground station experience!