G1 not updating
If your device does not yet have a firmware update posted, suck it up and The only way to fix a mismatch like this is to reload the proper firmware image, but this depends on the device being able to recognize the firmware update request, and sometimes the correct/current firmware image you need is not available.Requesting the firmware from your retailer or Godox may be your only recourse. G1 is for pre-AD200 devices; G2 is for AD200 and later devices; G3 is for AD400 Pro and later devices.UPDATE – The firmware and user manual download page is now available on the English Godox site as well – is may still be a good idea to check if the Chinese page may have any later updates).Until new update software is available though, it is possible to update firmware using Windows systems right up to the current Windows 10, by simply Disabling Driver Signature Verification on your computer before installing the current Godox Firmware Update software.Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.Visit Stack Exchange I'm trying to update my Godox flash's firmware, but it's not working, and I can't figure out why.Due to licensing and other issues Godox may not have new official upgrade software available until later in the year.Though if possible they may release some interim software to help make things easier in the mean time.
If you are using a micro USB cable and the G1/G2 software doesn't recognize the device, consider trying a different cable.
I've successfully installed the firmware update application, I've connected my flash to the computer with a USB cable, and loaded the firmware file into the software, but it just won't connect to the device and perform the upgrade.
I think I've got everything set up properly, and I've followed the PDF documentation that was in the update application archive as best I can. hardware differences can mean bricking a device if you overwrite with the wrong firmware image.
TT350 users found this one out the hard way when Adorama mistakenly posted the TT350-C update (specifically for adding compatibility with some newer EOS M bodies) as a generic TT350 update.
So many non-Canon TT350 owners bricked their flashes with this update, Godox eventually posted the initial versions of the TT350 firmware.
Lol boy do I feel dumb for not checking the most basic first…