As far as I remember, there was only beta OS for the stage when it was released. So, how do you avoid using beta software when that was all that was available?
Why are people jumping in on this to defend something that has been a problem? There was clearly a problem with some units that were shipped.
My first stage had to be replaced with grounding issues. My mate had to return his first Stage.
Still love both my Stage units but let’s not pretend there were no problems with this and other things such as the switches. Yes, I have managed to successfully gig with my units too.