Exciting Updates in the Latest DJI Avata 2 Firmware Release

Exciting Updates in the Latest DJI Avata 2 Firmware Release
Tom Peet

DJI has just rolled out a significant firmware update for the DJI Avata 2, bringing a host of new features and improvements to enhance your flying experience. This update, released on May 28, 2024, covers not only the Avata 2 but also the DJI Goggles 3, DJI RC Motion 3, DJI FPV Remote Controller 3, and other related devices. Let's dive into what's new and how these changes can elevate your drone operations.

Overview of Firmware Versions

Here are the firmware versions included in this update:

  • DJI Avata 2 Firmware: V01.00.0300
  • DJI Goggles 3 Firmware: V01.00.0200
  • DJI RC Motion 3 Firmware: V01.00.0100
  • DJI FPV Remote Controller 3 Firmware: V01.00.0100
  • DJI Goggles 2 Firmware: V01.10.0000
  • DJI Goggles Integra Firmware: V01.06.0000
  • DJI RC Motion 2 Firmware: V01.08.0000
  • DJI FPV Remote Controller 2 Firmware: V02.00.1000
  • DJI Fly App iOS: V1.13.4
  • DJI Fly App Android: V1.13.4

What's New in This Update?

1. Expanded Compatibility

One of the major highlights of this firmware update is the expanded compatibility across various DJI devices:

  • Support for DJI Goggles Integra and DJI Goggles 2: This update allows the Avata 2 to be used seamlessly with the latest DJI Goggles Integra and DJI Goggles 2, providing users with more options for immersive FPV (First-Person View) experiences.
  • Support for DJI RC Motion 2 and DJI FPV Remote Controller 2: When used with the DJI Goggles Integra and DJI Goggles 2, the Avata 2 now supports the DJI RC Motion 2 and DJI FPV Remote Controller 2. This integration offers more control options, enhancing the flexibility and precision of your drone flights.

2. Enhanced Video Recording Capabilities

  • 4K/100fps Video Recording: The new firmware adds support for recording videos in stunning 4K resolution at 100 frames per second. This improvement allows for incredibly detailed and smooth footage, making your aerial videos more professional and visually appealing.

3. Regional RID Support

  • RID (Remote ID) Support: The update includes support for Remote ID in certain regions. Remote ID is essential for compliance with regional regulations, enhancing safety and accountability in drone operations.

4. General Improvements and Bug Fixes

  • Fixes for Known Issues: DJI has addressed various known issues, improving the overall stability and performance of the Avata 2 and associated devices. This ensures a smoother and more reliable flying experience.

Important Notes

Before updating, here are some crucial points to keep in mind:

  • Restart Required: After completing the firmware update, restart the aircraft, remote control device, and goggles to ensure all changes take effect.
  • Parameter Reset: The firmware update may reset several flight parameters, including Return-To-Home (RTH) Altitude and Maximum Flight Distance. Make sure to note your preferred settings before the update and readjust them afterward.
  • Update Failures: If the update process fails, restart the aircraft, remote control device, goggles, and the DJI Fly app or DJI Assistant 2 (Consumer Drone Series), and attempt the update again.

Conclusion

This latest firmware update for the DJI Avata 2 brings substantial enhancements, particularly in device compatibility, video recording quality, and regulatory compliance. By updating to these latest versions, users can enjoy a more versatile and powerful flying experience. Make sure to follow the update process carefully and adjust your settings as needed to fully benefit from these exciting new features. Happy flying!

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