Can i use Gateway Omega software on r4i Gold

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  1. CIAwesome526
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    Can i use the new gateway omega 2.1 software on my r4i gold 3ds deluxe edition? Will this break my ds? what 3ds menu version does omega support? Thanks
     
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    Sure you can! As long as you don't mind a bricked 3DS.
     
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    Never going to work
    Just sell it and buy a gateway
     
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    why wouldnt it work, isnt the r4i gold 3ds just a clone of gateway?
     
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    buy a gateway card if you want to use gateway features, or wait for R4i to make a new firmware :rofl2:

    ps people give them too much credit calling them "clones", they are just cheap dodgy knock offs
     
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    You can, you just wouldn't be able to play any ROMS.
     
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    Go ahead and install it if you think it works that way even after people have warned you about it.
     
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    the fact your asking this question means explaining WHY will probably be pointless, but i will give you a chance,

    basically the R4i "clone" was a very basic copy of the gateway it wasn't a true clone as it didn't/doesn't work with the original gateway software they just botched it together.
    now with the 2.1 update gateway updated the FPGA inside the gateway card, the update NEEDS the updated FPGA to work........guess what? the knock off cards (r4i,3dslink,orange3ds) are all non up-datable (without extra hardware at least) and even if you did manage to update the FPGA via hardware mods you still need a valid FPGA update and a hacked gateway 2.1 firmware......neither of these things are likely to ever come out, the clone team still haven't managed to remove the bricking code from b2, i doubt they will be coming back for more.....but who knows they promised 4.0.....the team who clones another product and claims it all their own original work couldn't possibly be liars could they :O :O
     
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    ok i got that.
     
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    on and does anyone have an idea if/when 4.0 would be released
     
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    probably never, there was a hint of sarcasm to my last bit on that post........if these teams ever release anything again it will likely be in the form of a new card....as i said the old cards are non upgradeable and selling jtag programmers to everyone seems a bit unlikely.........its already rumored that MT-card was the first gen clones successor with the non up-datable FPGA issue fixed, as i say it was a rumor nobody knows for sure
     
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    i picked up the sarcasm, but will they possibly release a new crack for the ds profile thingy, isnt it just like a jailbreak, just a crack in the code. if it only plays old games im with that but that doesnt seem like it needs new hardware.
     
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    The FPGA update was to manage multi-rom, just hacking the launcher wouldn't magically make the old FPGA know how to manage multi-rom/nand saving

    the FPGA on the R4i simply wouldn't know what to do with a fat formatted SD....it only understands the single direct rom dump method (win32diskimager style)

    the entire omega update was pretty much mainly for the FPGA update, with a few extra's in the launcher i.e Region free classic mode and e-shop support, they are the only 2 updates that would theoretically be possible without updating the FPGA.....even then it wouldn't work for eshop dumps using the nand/card2 saving method, which is about half of them

    moral of the story is you get what you pay for :D
     
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    i could care less about multirom, i want different roms, ill swap em' on my comp. i just want exactly what they have now to support new 3ds firmware. Will this happen!
     
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    no one knows but if you want the real thing dont be a cheapskate and get a gateway 3ds