3DS DS Flashcart Question

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    Hi guys was wondering which of the 3ds flashcart is the best?
    I bought a r4 gold but when the new 3ds firmware came it needs to solder something inside in order for it to work. Can anyone suggest a good ds flashcart?

    Also can gateway play ds games?
     


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    Supercard DSTWO.
    The blue card from GW can play DS games, but red card only works between 4.1.X and 4.5.X and the blue GW is an clone using a hacked WoodR4 version.
     
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    so supercard dstwo can be used on any firmware and we dont need to replace the cart on every update? I hate the r4 since it reuqired me to purchase another newer cart since the update broke it
     
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    You don't need to solder with the R4i Gold (not the r4ids.cn one at least), you just have to cut with a knife on the PCB where the instructions tell you to, it's really simple.
     
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    reaaly? thats great. Can you link to me the instruction you used? also how do you open the r4?
     
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    anyone?
     
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    3ds flashcarts only work on firmware 4.x.. if you updated the console, the cart is useless

    if you are asking about the r4ids.cn card, here are the instructions: http://gbatemp.net/threads/r4i-gold-3ds-now-supports-6-0-0-xx.350028/ make sure to read the instructions before do anything



    if you would like to purchase a new card for DS games, i suggest you DSTWO, it's expensive but worths it...
     
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    yeah saw that already. I was asking how to open the r4 without breaking it
     
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    Be very careful and plan every one of your moves before doing it. I have never opened a flashcart before, but it sounds like that generally would apply any time you're wanting to open something up without prior experience.
     
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    It's not really possible to open the R4i Gold 3DS (RTS) without breaking the small plasticsticks. Other flashcards have no problems when beeing opened.
     
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    my dad in order to change my ruby battery, didn't know he had to slide the cartridge after unscrewing, he forced to open it, and well.. in the end he had to glue the plastic and there are 2 holes on the sides of the cartridge now...
     
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    You should've had your dad start a thread here on GBATemp :P
     
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    can you show us how to do it? like what tools he used and maybe a picture of the cartridge too?
     
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    search on youtube for tutorials, there are really good ones, i wish i could explain but my english is poor and i don't want to take the responsability on giving bad explanations since my dad in is second attempt exploded the battery from my pokemon emerald....
     
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    Can you link me to one? I cant seem to find a decent tutorial on you tube
     
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    Woah....ask your dad to stop breaking Pokemon games XD

    Anyways, as for opening the flash card "gently" push on the contacts area until the plastic is lifted up at the front, then slide your nail around the edge of the card until the case is opened
     
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    this one for example, is not so bad (i thought youtube had better tutorials...)



    the process is the same, you need to have skills or ask a electronic components shop to repair the cartridge, you can melt the catridge if you do it wrong, and if you use the soldering iron on the battery it can explode... (like my dad did on his second attempt...)
     
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    it makes me real sad he broke the cartridge, it still works but now it lost some value...
     
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    Does anyone have the 6.0 patch? The download isn't working in their official site
     
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    anyone? is this not permitted?