X-Star Wifi WhiteFirmware Update Icon

Before your first flight, we recommended that you update the firmware to the latest version.

To update the firmware on your X-Star:

Step 1
Ensure the aircraft battery and remote controller are fully charged. If the battery holds less than a 50% charge, the update might be interrupted.

X-Star Battery White

Step 2
Power down the remote controller and aircraft.

Step 3
Download the firmware update from our support site.

Step 4
Insert the provided microSD card into an SD Card Reader (not provided) and plug it into your computer.

SD Card Icon

Step 5
Copy the firmware file to the root directory on the SD card.

Copy File to SD Card

Step 6

Insert the microSD card into the camera.

Insert SD Card Into Camera

Step 7
Power on the remote controller first and then the aircraft.


Power On the Remote ControllerPower On The Aircraft

Step 8

Watch the LCD display on the remote controller and wait for the remote controller to connect to the aircraft. 


Remote Controller LCD Connected

Step 9
Watch the LCD on the remote controller to see the file begin unpacking (which takes 30 to 60 seconds). If unpacking fails, delete the update file from the SD card and start again at Step 1.

X-Star Remote Controller LCD

Step 10
Periodically check the LCD which shows each component being updated. The update may take up to 30 minutes.

Step 11 
After the LCD indicates each update was successful, power off the aircraft and the remote controller to complete the update.

Remote Control LCD Upgrading

Step 12 
If any part of the update fails, power off the aircraft and remote controller and proceed to the next section, to retry the update after a failure.

Remote Control LCD Upgrade Failed

To retry the update after a failure

Step 1 
Power off the aircraft and remote controller.

Step 2
Remove the SD card from the camera.

Step 3
Insert the SD card into the SD card reader, and plug the card reader into your computer. 

Step 4 
On your computer, open the folder for the SD card reader and locate the update file.

Step 5 
Rename the update file by right-clicking it and selecting Rename.

Rename the Firmware Update File - Remove -old

Step 6
Highlight the "-old" section of the file name, press the delete key, and then press the Enter key.

Rename Firmware Update File

Step 7
A warning will appear. Click Yes to confirm the file name change.

Confirm File Change - Click Yes

Step 8
After the file has been renamed, return to Step 4 in the first section, To update the firmware on your X-Star.

NOTE: If the firmware update continuously fails, please contact our customer support department.

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