CONNEX FW Revision 3.0 Release Notes

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This article details the new features implemented in the new 3.0 FW version of CONNEX, lists the fixed bugs and report the known issues.

New Features

  • Support for 22 channels

    FW version 3.0 adds the support for twice as many 20MHz channels, all in the unlicensed 5GHz band.


    Note- This is supported by CONNEX only (not supported in CONNEX mini)

  • Ability to select Automatic or Manual channel selection

    Version 3.0, along with the new CONNEX management tool, supports the ability to select a specific fixed frequency setting for the CONNEX link between the air and ground unit.


    Note- This is supported by CONNEX only (not supported in CONNEX mini)

    More on this feature can be found in this article: What is "Fixed Frequency" and what are the frequencies I can use?.

  • New Management Application for Mac &Android

    From this version onwards, a mobile application for Android is available to download from the Google Play market.

    The management application is also available now for Mac users.

    The Windows application was upgraded and now supports Windows 10.

    For more information, see CONNEX Management Application - Supported Operating Systems

  • Improved OSD

    FW version 3.0 updates the OSD telemetry:

    1. Frequency configuration – "Fixed frequency" or "Automatic selection" is presented.

      If the system runs on fixed frequency-the OSD shows the exact selected frequency.

    2. System bandwidth – "20MHz" or "40MHz" bandwidth is presented

  • Support for CONNEX mini

    FW version 3.0 is the first to support the new CONNEX mini platform.

Bugs fixed

  • Picture quality was improved in extreme conditions, like fast turns or flying in between obstacles.

Known issues

FW version 3.0 known limitations:

  • When using the GoPro HERO4 BLACK 4K Action Camera, it is recommended to use the following power sequence to guarantee proper video link:

    • Power on CONNEX Air and Ground Unit

    • Power on the GoPro HERO4 camera

  • YAW telemetry accuracy is +/- 10 degrees

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