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Hi y’all.

I recently purchased a 3dr solo NIB off of eBay. I had the simpleton mindset of I’d open it up & be able to fly it. Well, obviously not the case.
1. I didn’t realize 3DR is no longer in business, so they stopped updating the 3DR Solo app and now you can’t even download it.
2. I tried using the factory wifi password and it didn’t work, so now I’m having trouble factory resetting the drone.
3. I had done minimal research on drones and it the article I came across said that the 3DR solo is capable of connecting to all GoPro Hero series’. I just bought the GoPro hero 10 after my 9 got stolen, only to find out it’s not compatible with the current gimbal.

My questions are: What’s the best app/software to use to get my drone flying? Anyone have tips on factory resetting? I’ve done the 30 second hold, got the orange flashing lights, etc etc but it doesn’t seem to reset the drone. Lastly, are there any gimbals that are available out there that will connect to my GoPro Hero 10 for the Solo?

All help, advice, etc is much appreciated.

Ps, I have already requested to join the 3dr solo owners group on Facebook, I’m just awaiting approval to ask these same questions there.
 
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Solex for Android or SidePilot for iOS.
 
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Solex for Android or SidePilot for iOS.
I have purchased SidePilot but that doesn’t help any of my other issues. I appreciate the help
 
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I have purchased SidePilot but that doesn’t help any of my other issues. I appreciate the help
Join the JB's 3DR Solo Owners Group on FB. All the info and anything you need is all there and searchable.
 
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Join the JB's 3DR Solo Owners Group on FB. All the info and anything you need is all there and searchable.
I’ve requested to join but haven’t been accepted yet.
 
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Hi y’all.

I recently purchased a 3dr solo NIB off of eBay. I had the simpleton mindset of I’d open it up & be able to fly it. Well, obviously not the case.
1. I didn’t realize 3DR is no longer in business, so they stopped updating the 3DR Solo app and now you can’t even download it.
2. I tried using the factory wifi password and it didn’t work, so now I’m having trouble factory resetting the drone.
3. I had done minimal research on drones and it the article I came across said that the 3DR solo is capable of connecting to all GoPro Hero series’. I just bought the GoPro hero 10 after my 9 got stolen, only to find out it’s not compatible with the current gimbal.

My questions are: What’s the best app/software to use to get my drone flying? Anyone have tips on factory resetting? I’ve done the 30 second hold, got the orange flashing lights, etc etc but it doesn’t seem to reset the drone. Lastly, are there any gimbals that are available out there that will connect to my GoPro Hero 10 for the Solo?

All help, advice, etc is much appreciated.

Ps, I have already requested to join the 3dr solo owners group on Facebook, I’m just awaiting approval to ask these same questions there.
Check out Ardupilot:
(ArduPilot Firmware Download)
(ArduPilot Discourse)

Got my 3DR Iris+ in the air because of the help I received from the site.
Good Luck!
Frank
 
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i have same problem, after setting to opensolo 4 via side-pilot , i have always throttle failsafe on , i cant arm, any advice ?
 

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