F Series [BETA] Firmware
Beta firmware releases for F Series ESCs. Required for use with configuration tool.

2.2.0 - 19th May 2022 - Latest

Compatible bootloader version is 1.2.0.
  • Support for Betaflight 4.3 firmware.
  • Behaviour changes to ramp up and ramp down handlers, when brake on stop disabled.
  • F5B starting improvements.
Firmware can be downloaded and installed through the APD Flashing Tool

2.1.2 - 9th February 2022

Compatible bootloader version is 1.1.0.
  • Demagnetisation aggressiveness tuned further, resulting in further increases to maximum output power over previous releases.

2.1.1 - 25th November 2021

Compatible bootloader version is 1.1.0.
  • Dynamic bus and phase current limiting aggressiveness reduced, resulting in smoother flight response at the maximum ESC power levels.

2.1.0 - 13th October 2021

Compatible bootloader version is 1.1.0.
  • Second Beta release of version 2 firmware, improvements and bug fixes.
  • Robustness of signal acquisition improved.
  • Telemetry reply stability improvements.
  • Max telemetry response rate increased to 400Hz for DShot, Proshot and Bi-Directional DShot.
  • Bi-directional DShot on Ardupilot 4.1.
  • Performance increased on Bi-Directional DShot using DS600.
  • Manual protocol selection and override for signal inputs. Includes varying DShot rates.
  • Improved start power setting selection for a better startup with challenging loads.
  • Improved temperature telemetry, particularly in negative regions of operation.
  • F5B ramp rates added for fixed-wing starting requirements.
  • Reverse tab re-introduced as a point of configuration of direction.
  • Additional configuration of beep tones, alongside the addition of beeps for signal quality indication.

2.0.0 - 19th February 2021

Compatible bootloader version is 1.0.0.


  • Initial release of version 2 firmware, for Beta testing.
  • Installation via APD Flashing Tool.
  • Configuration options opened up for F Series devices.
  • Further improvements to bi-directional DShot functionality.