Can You Help Me Decide If My R4DS Is Real?

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  1. thomasroberts6
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    Look at this picture i just took of the USB MicroSD reader that came with my R4DS. Everyone else seems to have a see through coloured plastic one.... Does this mean mine is fake? I hope its not! I mean, it has worked fine, and will continue to, i hope, but i would hate to have a fake one! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. TrolleyDave

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    You forgot to put the pic in your post. I wouldn't judge whether or not your R4 is kosha from the USB reader, the R4 team have used a few different types of readers since they first started selling the R4DS.
     
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    The fake ones have built in memory, and the R4 has come with lots of different typs of card readers anyway. They probably just use the ones they can find cheapest at that time.

    - Sam
     
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    Can't see ur image, but the latest usb readers are black and silver and have MicroSD USB2.0 written on them.

    hope that helps.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Im so stupid.

    Oh, ok then. I was hoping that was the answer, please take a look at the newly posted pic!
     
  6. retman

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    I have that Micro SD Card reader.

    You have NOT got a fake R4.

    People have the 'see through coloured plastic one's' because they got the 'early' batches, the R4 change the stuff from time to time hence the reason you, me and mostly more new people who got a r4 have that reader/writer.
     
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    Good, thanks for the help.

    I think it looks nicer than the see through colour ones.
    No offence to people with those. [​IMG]
     
  8. PrinceIcee

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    that is real

    it will work perfectly, i need to buy another one cuz i tripped over mine and it broke.
     
  9. Rayder

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    The last R4 I bought had that reader. You're fine dude. No worries.
     
  10. retman

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    Yeah, the see through ones look horrible and it is said that they can damage your Micro SD Card.

    but the new ones are more stable.
     
  11. thomasroberts6
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    LOl thats even better. Do i lock this threadnow, or what?
     
  12. Ben_j

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    I have the same reader, doesn't mean m R4 is fake...
     
  13. Reduxed

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    Vancouver baby!!!
    i had the plastic one, it worked still, yours is not fake
     
  14. Suranwrap

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    Thats the same reader i got, and I have a M3 DSS
     
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    just let the thread die. you cant lock it.
     
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    I got a clear plastic one with my M3 simply & it sucks.

    MAkes a horrid crunchy sound when I put the micro SD in. Im convinced it'll kill the card one day.
     
  17. Maikel Steneker

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    That's too bad... But why don't you buy a cheap SD reader and use your adapter that came with the MicroSD card?
     
  18. thomasroberts6
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    Erm.....

    The Newest official software is 1.11, Right?

    Thats the one i have.