Broken R4i gold card (r4ids.cn)

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  1. PanayiotisHoulia
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    My R4i gold card from r4ids.cn is broken.how to fix it,i tryed many ways like...: putting newest r4 wood, the patch for the r4i gold non 3ds card (dsi 1.44 patch) with a NDSL, and read the Upgrade guide for the old R4i gold(non-3DS or failed upgrading) card (Jun. 15th,2011). HELP, please with fixing the card.... :(
     


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    Why do you choose V1.44 patch for r4igold non-3ds?
    Have you pressed KEY_B during the updating process?
    You can judge your card is 3ds or not by this way.

    Please select the correct patch.
     
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    I download the latest wood r4 again ( 1.48 i think) and tried to do the The DSi V1.44 Patch for R4i Gold 3DS(for R4i gold 3DS card only)(Mar.29,2012) on a NDSL. I pressed B when i booted the patch, and i got this:
    Card Type : R4i Gold N3DS
    System Ver: 3DS 1.0 NDSi 1.41
    Then i pressed A and :
    Card Check : Fail
    Result : Press KEY_A Again
    i tried a couple of times but no luck.... :(

    Oh,also the working card from which i started the patch is M3 DS Real.... I dont know if this affects the patch,so i let you know that....
     
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    your using the wrong .nds file, use the other one

    also you need the Wood version from there site as its different
    ftp://r4idsdown:r4idsdown@www.r4ids.co.cc/Wood_R4iGold_V1.48.rar
     
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    The DSi V1.44 Patch for R4i Gold Non-3DS???(for R4i gold Non 3DS card only)(Apr.18,2012) i already used that... with no luck again
    i downloaded the wood r4 from the link above.
     
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    The DSi V1.44 Patch for R4i Gold Non-3DS is released now! (for R4i gold Non 3DS card only)(Apr.18,2012) [​IMG]

    contains 2! .nds files
    have you tried the other
     
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    i tried the NDSL one only, because i dont have a dsi
    should i do the other too?
     
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    the other one is the working one

    i used the DSi version to update a card on a Phat DS

    they made a mistake by labling as people didnt read the read me propperly

    the DS version is for Broken Cards (where the header became corrupt in the updating progress), the DSi is for working cards
     
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    but,my r4i gold card doesnt work anywhere:3ds,dsi no icon-ds freezes on safety screen
    doesnt that make my r4i gold card get the official name "Broken Card"?
     
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    no Broken means corrupt header
    not blocked by console
     
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    Now,that i booted the V144_Update_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSi.nds and press B it sasys fail, and wwith the key_A the same too...
    (sorry for the spellingg mistakes)
     
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    well if you have tryied both with the card inserted then the update is saying your cards a fake
     
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    i retryed the NDSL patch and it also says Fail Both when i press A and B buttons


     
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    I know what i'm about to say sounds stupid, but it worked for me.
    Load up the patcher on your DS, press B, have it say fail.
    Take the R4 out of you ds (with the patch screen still up), take it completely out.
    Put it back in and press Key_A again.

    Don't know why it worked, but it did.
     
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    It could be a connection problems, I found it very rare for the R4i Gold, but not impossible.
    Check out this guide, it maybe for the Acekard, but I have found this work with my R4 and M3 Real when it had problems like this.
     
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    PanayiotisHouliaras, would you please upload a picture of your card's PCB?Just as the catboy described, it may be a fake one. Please send a mail to r4idsn@163.com to get more technical support.
     
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    ok,ill try it and post the results in a few minutes...
     
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    nixshadow i did what you said and it resulted on now working the status when i press KEY_B : Card type : R4i Gold N3DS - System Ver : 3DS 1.0 NDSI 1.41
    but when i press KEY_A says Fail

    Catboy ill check the guide [edit: Nah,my card does not have connection problems,im sure]

    tranfeer here is the card's PCB (my photos suck.... i know it, its from a webcamera)[​IMG]


    [​IMG]
     
  19. Lilith Valentine

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    Oh, your card isn't an R4iGold, it's an R4idsn, they are made by the same people, but still not 100% the same card.
    You need to go to this site and download this file (direct link) and then it should work.
     
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    PanayiotisHouliaras,it seems that the website on the sticker of your card is www.r4ids.com. Have you bought it a long time ago?It may be released by a different team.Please send a mail to r4idsn@163.com to get more technical support.