An official announcement by Team R4

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  1. ahtin
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    Here is an official announcement by Team R4 at their official chinese forum

    Translate by google:

    In order to protect the original R4 majority of the basic interests of users, now R4 against the proliferation of counterfeit cards, R4 group will be on September 15 after the program on the fake cards blocked. As a number of technology is not yet mature reasons, if the use of counterfeit cards in this program, the DS machines could lead to serious consequences, such as floor tiles changed, and the original R4 does not exist the problem. Members of this audience in order to protect their own interests, R4 card before buying be sure to clearly identify the authenticity of cassette (Recognition Xianhou text), if the use of counterfeit cards lead to damage to host, card users to identify the goods Unscrupulous merchants responsible for the sale, R4 group this liability.

    Important point:

    1. After 15 September, Team R4 will do something for the fake card, original program(firmware) with Fake R4 may damage your DS machine (brick), original R4 will have no problem with this program.
    2. Make sure you have buy a original R4 (see photo below), if you brick your DS with fake R4, please go ask the selling shop and Team R4 will not admitted this liability.

    Here is the photo from official Team R4

    Fake at left, original at right, look at the blue and red circle for different

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    original at left, fake at right,

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    original at left, fake at right, last original production code is 0817#

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    Fake at left, two original at right. original have step whick we can identify at red circle

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    Important point:

    1. After 15 September, Team R4 will do something for the fake card, original program(firmware) with Fake R4 may damage your DS machine (brick), original R4 will have no problem with this program.
    2. Make sure you have buy a original R4 (see photo below), if you brick your DS with fake R4, please go ask the selling shop and Team R4 will not admitted this liability.


    Official forum Link: http://www.hacken.cc/bbs/viewthread.php?tid=295413

    Link to discussion topic: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=93536
     
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    I'm sure this is exactly the kind of statement that R4 owners were hoping for.
     
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    for refernce, R4 have no second or third edition and R4 never support SDHC
     
  5. AndreXL

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    At least this means a firmware update is coming. [​IMG]
     
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    That's quite funny.
    Everyone with fake R4 flash your DS with flashme.
    Problem solved.
     
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    I do not believe that, but better safe than sorry. And I do not have an R4 anymore (and the one I had was from an age before there were clones) anyway.
     
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    R4 is dead.
     
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    thats a good solution lol
     
  10. BlueStar

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    True! Hopefully it'll be more than just for borking fake cards. I don't like the sound of my flashcart changing my floor tiles mind.
     
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    I don't think they are threatening to brick people's DSs, I think they are just saying that R4 clones can brick your DS (this is already known to be true), and that future R4 updates won't work on these clones.

    As for flashme, it won't mend a blown fuse, will it?
     
  12. Toni Plutonij

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    Well, this is not that bad at all!! Clone users are screwed, but update is being made!!
    If you're having a clone...DON'T UPDATE!! [​IMG]
     
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    Well, I guess they haven't given up on the R4. The screenshots lead me to belive I have a fake one though >.< I'll have to do some looking into it...
     
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    So it should only be another two and a half months before they release an update.
     
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    The R4 is so cheap, why bother with a clone.
     
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    LONG LIVE THE R4!!!

    whoever thought they were dead?!?!?

    huge update
     
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    Huge update indeed. The only thing we know about it is that it won't work on some carts.
     
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    Isn't it... dangerous?! I'm pretty sure there are risks of bricking DSs with original R4 too if there's a bug or anything... o__O
     
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    YAY, R4 is back in business.. I hope the firmware upgrade is good!1 [​IMG]
     
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    Why 15 Sep ?

    Don't tell me there will not be 1.19 before 15 Sep?
     
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