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Apr 24, 2010, 08:35 PM
Only the MC series will have this ability initially.
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Apr 26, 2010, 08:42 PM
Proud RC Addict
I was able to use the updater to update my Tx from 3.2 to 3.8. I can't get either 3.2 or 3.8 to connect with TxDiag though. It first prompts to bind, which I do, and it tells me the firmware virsion and Tx type, then it says to power cycle and then click connect. I do that but connect just times out. It never seems to connect. After 10 seconds or so the connect button re-enables but no change in the TxDiag program.

I can however see output from RSSI and Analyze.
Apr 27, 2010, 12:21 AM
TxDiag does not work in hopping modes 2-5.
Apr 27, 2010, 08:36 AM
Proud RC Addict
Oh, makes sense. Seems like I don't really need it anyway do I? I was just testing out the different programs. Perhaps tonight I'll have time to set all the failsafes on my new Nanos.
Apr 27, 2010, 08:27 PM
Proud RC Addict
More problems.

I connected my 6 channel park flyer receiver to updater 2.1.
Clicked Updgrade device. It was writing along and all of a sudden it said "write error, data corrupted." Hm. Tried again, same thing.

Disconnected everything, connected again and this time the write got further but it eventually errored with the same thing. Now, I can't get it to work at all. Won't even try to write and and I can't connect Tx to it either

Apr 27, 2010, 08:45 PM
Proud RC Addict
Fixed it by moving the Rx closer to XDP. Hm. It wasn't that far away to begin with. Oh well.
Apr 27, 2010, 08:58 PM
Please note that the NANO receivers do not have an updater for them.

If you have a wireless router close by, or someone is using the microwave oven (yes, really), these can cause the signal issues that you experienced.
Apr 27, 2010, 09:36 PM
Proud RC Addict
Hm, my wireless router is downstairs but the computer the XDP is connected to is connected to the wireless router. Maybe that is it.

I was programming the older larger 6 channel Rx. Worked fine. Even blinked orange when I rebooted it after re-binding it to my Tx. Cool.
May 01, 2010, 02:07 PM
Proud RC Addict
Finished updating the rest of my stuff this morning. Is there plans to have the Nano Rxs do the same functionality (3.8 reboot blink)? Seems a reboot on the Nanos is not as likely. Even less likely on the new higher channel receivers. I like that. Just curious if there is an updater in the works for the new Rxs.
May 01, 2010, 05:47 PM
There is not an updated yet for the Nanos. This will require some real work on my part to accomplish it since the memory layout is completely different from our previous products, but I will have to do it at some point for all of the new hardware.
May 01, 2010, 07:01 PM
Proud RC Addict
Seems like I recall a comment from one of the threads that all new hardware forward will be in-field upgradable?
May 01, 2010, 08:31 PM
Yes, it will. But the new hardware, using the new RF chipset (like what the nano receivers use) is not yet available.
May 06, 2010, 04:47 PM
Registered User

upgraded now what?

Quick turn around on the updates! I thought my stuff would be gone long enough for the weather here to get warm - still cold in northern Michigan.
I got all my equipment back, will I have to rebind all the rec'vrs? Reset all the failsafes? Is the XPD ready to go or do I have to download up to date software?

Thanks, John
May 07, 2010, 01:24 AM
Yes, you will have to rebind all receivers and set new failsafes. You will want the latest XDP software.
May 09, 2010, 09:15 AM
Registered User

Installation problems


I cannot get the updater to install. The library FTD2XX.DLL appears to be missing. If you try to run Analyzer, "Xtremelink.gif" is missing.

In addition the PC will not find any drivers for the unit when plugged in. I have tried various reinstallations but the result is the same. Any thoughts?