Best R4 that has no timebomb?

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  1. DynastyVic
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    What is the recommended R4 csrd that can work on ds and maybe 3ds.

    I read that some have a timebomb which I don't want and that there are clones.

    Please can I be recommended one so I can play ds games mainly and also habe the wireless function if that is fine.
     
  2. Ryccardo

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    https://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=575

    Flashcards don't have a "wireless function", software you can run on them do

    Strictly speaking, all R4-branded products made since 2009 are clones; this is one of the best-reputed ones
     
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    So I can't do wireless play or trade pokemon?
     
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    Why, in your words, do you believe you can't?
     
  5. DynastyVic
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    You said it doesn't have a wireless function. I may have used the wrong wording.

    Also what is the biggest microsd card I can use?
     
  6. Ryccardo

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    The R4 doesn't have wireless features, because that's not a property of the card itself
    The R4 is used to run software from a microSD, which may or may not have wireless features depending on how that software was written, and the flashcard doesn't affect that

    32 GB definitely works, higher may work but if it does will likely need to be reformatted as FAT32
    (not that you probably need that much, unless you want to load it up with videos)
     
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    So some games will work if the ROM has a wireless feature on it?

    Also any restrictions on regions?
     
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    The vast majority of commercial games and homebrews will work completely on it with no further meddling

    DS games are not region locked, except for that handful of Chinese ones (which, if you want to run, are simple to edit to remove the check)
     
  9. DynastyVic
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    Okay. Thank you.
    Unless there is something else I missed out. But thank you very much.

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    Ah yes.

    Does it work on both 3ds and ds?

    Also an action replay function?
     
  10. Ryccardo

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    Yes and yes
     
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  12. THYPLEX

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    I would say buy a dstwo because that way you'll nevere encounter an issue/problem in games compatibility ecc ecc, the only con is that the card cost around fifty bucks , but it's really great !
    I possess a dstwo since 2014 and i was never disappointed .

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  13. DynastyVic
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    The one recommended seems good enough.
     
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    R4i gold 3DS plus is the best (r4ds.cn)(no timebomb,ntrboothax switch,ds games.)
     
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    I think he may have been confused by some R4 clones putting "wifi" on the label. I think that's just referring to the wifi update feature of Wood R4 though.
     
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    I'm pretty sure you can remove the the time bomb by using a different kernel then the one provided by r4 clone manufacturer
    edit- I have this r4 but 2017 version https://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=490 with ysmenu and no timebomb just tested it right but setting my date to 2025
     
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  17. Technicmaster0

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    Depends on what one wants. The DSTWO has a few nifty features that the R4i Gold 3DS Plus doesn't have, but it doesn't get produced any more.

    But the wood kernel of the r4ids.cn card is superior to the kernel from r4isdhc.com/r4i-sdhc.com cards. ysmenu is crap if there are better alternatives.

    To conclude for OP: get the R4i Gold 3DS Plus by r4ids.cn.
     
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