Buying a Pre-Flashed cart?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by HusseinAlzein, Oct 7, 2012.

Oct 7, 2012
  1. HusseinAlzein
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    Newcomer HusseinAlzein Newbie

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    Can someone please tell me where I can buy a Flashcart (Hopefully AK2i) that is pre-flashed for the most recent firmware?
    Thank you.
     
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    The AK2i isn't currently compatible with latest firmwares, other than that, I'm pretty sure that most retailers pre-flash the kits. If not, simply mention it on the order form.
     
  3. HusseinAlzein
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    Oh, alright.
    Which would you suggest I buy?
     
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    r4ids.cn R4i Gold, if you dont want to spend much
    DSTwo if you got money to spend and want to play games ASAP
     
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    R4i Gold 3DS from r4ids.cn or DSTWO

    EDIT: Damnit!! Ninja'd!
     
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    buy supercard dstwo, is the best flashcard that would have..
     
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    Currently the DSTwo is the best choice due to its additional functionality as well as hardware built which ensures that it won't be blocked completely anytime in the near future and its fast updates. Unfortunately, it's also quite pricy. The R4iGold from R4iDS.cn is a close second - it works similarily to the Acekard 2i, but as of late it gets faster updates and it's compatible with the current 3DS/DSi firmwares. Acekard 2i comes last, since it's not updated yet and nobody knows if it ever will be - it's a relatively old design that may be completely blocked by Nintendo.

    http://gbatemp.net/t...mpatible-review
    http://gbatemp.net/t...d-dstwo-review/
    http://gbatemp.net/t...kard-2i-review/
     
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    DSTwo is the best but it’s a bit pricy but and as pong said it will make any game work ASAP its good for people with no experience in Flash carts in general it’s also the most powerful card out there !!
     
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    The R4i Gold is a good alternative to the 2i (in case the 2i can't update). It uses the same sort of interface (Wood and AKAIO were built from the same base) and everything.
     
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    Thanks.
    Can you also, please suggest a good retailer? Haven't bought one of these since 2009.
     
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    http://www.zhuzhuchina.com/store/dsi_r4i_gold_slot-1_flashcard_type_d__www_r4ids_cn__3ds_1_4_4_compatible_wood_rev_c.html?search_string=r4i+gold&search_category_id=0
    http://www.realhotstuff.com/R4i-Gold-3DS_p_86.html
     
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    How to decide your r4i gold 3ds bought now is a genuine one or not?
    1.Be sure the website on the sticker of your card is www.r4ids.cn
    2.Running WOOD R4 for it and click start and help, you should get the image listed below.
    Please pay attention to "HW:R4i Gold 3DSb".
    [​IMG]

    3.Pay attention to the PCB inside the shell of your card and compare it to the picture below.
    Please pay attention to the elements marked with the yellow rectangle.
    [​IMG]
     

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