Another "Is my R4 Fake" thread

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by skyman747, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. skyman747
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    ok, I don't have any pictures (yet) but here are some things I have noticed from what other people have said.

    There is no sticker saying capacity
    The box doesn't say "Rev 3" or anything like that. Just R4DS Revolution.
    I peeled back the R4 Sticker and there was no chip, just a smooth surface.

    From what I have read it seems like I have a legit card, but I just wanna be sure so I didn't just waste $30.
     
  2. Sinkhead

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    Sounds just like mine which is definitely legit. The only fake ones I know of are the ones with built-in memory, but I'm not too up-to-date on things like that.
     
  3. skyman747
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    1.18 is the newest, it is also the last one. There isn't a firmware that will brick fake R4s.
     
  5. BORTZ

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    those are some high quality photos.
    anyway from what i can see yours looks like mine so i think your good.
     
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    No hacker that r4 is legit. r4 has a page so people dont ask dumb questions about obviously legit r4s

    always one and it PISSES me off.


    I want a few fakes because they would be fun to have.
     
  8. tKo HaXoR

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    that isn't so convincing, i still think mine is a fake.. for some strange reason. My R4 doesn't even fit in my DS slot unless i fold it.. please, someone help me!
     
  9. Another World

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    how does one go about folding plastic?

    -another world
     
  10. tKo HaXoR

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    did you check the pic Another World? Didn't think so.. Seriously, is my R4 fake or not, I'll probably sell it for less than a dollar!
     
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    Looks just like 2 I recently received. I cracked mine open and they were a fake/clone/copy/etc (according to the "these are fakes, these are real" pictures - which were prob BS) Welcome to the clone club. I was initially ticked, but then... Whatever... I mean, it works, right? Works as advertised? Paid $30? It's essentially the same crap. What more can you ask for? A full body massage with a happy ending? So it's a fake, who cares. It works, it was cheap, and you never have to buy another DS game again.

    You should be able to run the most recent version of the firmware, as already mentioned. Just don't update with the dreaded "EVIL 15 SEP" firmware if it's actually released. Not that I think it would damage your DS. But let other people try it.

    If you bought within the last 3 months, just assume it's a clone or a fake. And for the love of God, stop buying them and they'll go away.

    Can we please sticky this already?
     
  13. skyman747
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    I took the casing off and I can confirm I have a legit one.

    Easy, where did you buy yours? And did you peel back to the sticker, because if there isn't a chip underneath it, then you might have just been mistaken, or the picture im using as reference is wrong.

    http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/1082/realorfakeew4.jpg
     
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    Have you checked this thread? What's the number on your chip? Did you have a ridge on the inside or no? See pictures here http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=93537
     
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    Thanks for finding that thread for me. Was looking for that. Mine matches up with the real one. Where did you buy yours? My number is 0815#, the same as the real on the comparison picture I posted.

    I got mine from nxpgame, and I did some research and found no-one talking about getting fakes from them.