Do I need to buy a new flashcart?

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Dec 17, 2012
  1. Nerozone
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    So, it turns out it looks like I'm really unlucky. Just the week after I order my R4i Gold, they release a new version of it (the Revision "C", or whatever it's called). It looks like they released the .eu version now, too.

    My question is: Do I need to buy the new version of R4i Gold flashcart, or will there be a new version of its firmware that supports 4.5.0 for the version of the flashcart I have (before Revision C)?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Cartmanuk

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    What is the web address of your R4i?

    You may be able to update it!
     
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    well i've had an R4i Gold Plus for a few weeks and so far there's no word on a update to 4.5.0-10, does that mean i'll have to buy a new one soon too?
     
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    My address is .eu. They put a sticky today on their website saying they were launching a new card and they said they will release a new update patch for R4i Gold, but I don't know if they were talking about the new card or something like that. I just hope I don't have to buy a new one after I bought this one 1 week ago...
     
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    The .eu site is a different team. These teams are from China and copy each other's names all the time.
     
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    What's the website on the sticke of your card?
    www.r4ids.cn never said they were going to release a new card.
     
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    The website is "http://www.r4i-gold.eu/"

    They didn't say a new flashcart, I think they meant a new version of R4i Gold, the Revision C, or whatever it is... My question is if I have to buy that new version or if they'll eventually release a firmware compatible with the "older" version of R4i Gold I have.
     
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    I emailed www.r4ids.cn yesterday, and the got back to me today. Here's the full email screenshot from my phone:

    (The bottom is what I wrote, the top was their response back)

    [​IMG]
     
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    The thing is I don't have the rev C card. I bought mine just 1 week before rev C was released. So I wanted to know if my card will eventually work with a future firmware or if everyone will have to change to rev C.
     
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    Since you bought the old product a week before the rev C came out, you should see if they will do an upgrade swap for you, considering the situation. Any *good* company would cater to their customers, and let you upgrade for free, provided that you send them back the old card first.
     
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    No company good or bad is going to swap. Nerozone got what he paid for.
     
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    I know, but it still sucks. Apple has given people free iPhone upgrades to those that bought the old ones right before the new ones came out, I just thought the card manufacturers might do something similar.
     
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    Uh, guys...

     

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