Does >>THIS<< R4i Gold work on a 3DS?

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Apr 3, 2011
  1. CherrySkitty
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    Hi!

    I think there are 2 R4i Golds. The one from r4ids.cn, and mine, which you can buy at r4i-gold.com

    What I don't know is if there's a 3DS update for my R4i. I mean, it's supposed to be reflashable, right? It shows up as Star Wars Lethal Alliance on my DS Lite menu. I'm getting a 3DS on Friday maybe and although I DON'T WANT 3DS PIRACY (it would totally kill it, c'mon, it hasn't been out for a lot of time! Not even a month!) I want to be able to play my old NDS roms again, since my DS Lite has a broken hinge.

    Do you know if there's a 3DS update for my flash cart? Or should I buy another one? Maybeeee... someone could do a unnoficial patch? I think I'm not the only one that has this R4i Gold (but it doesn't seem to be popular at all ._.)

    Thanks!
     
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    Same shi**y card as I have. It unfortunately does not work in the 3DS.
    The Star Wars cart is recognised by the firmware, (cool to see it spin in 3d lol) but when you click/tap it to load it it tries, then states there is an error, and to switch the console off.

    Not sure if they'll be able to make it work on the 3DS, that team always seem to be about a month behind everyone else and seem to update the r4i-sdhc.com card first. With the 1.4 & 1.41 DSi firmware updates they did however just release new hardware.
    Looks grim for us I'd say. [​IMG]
     
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    WAIT. Does that mean that our R4i-Gold is almost the same thing as R4i-SHDC? Once I was helping a friend with activating AR cheats and I noticed that the firmwares are VERY similar, if not the same. Could this mean that if we put the R4i-SDHC firmware in our R4i-Gold, it could work?
     
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    CycloDS iEvolution (Works on firmware v2.1+)
    R4iDSN or R4i Gold
    Acekard 2i (Team Acekard is releasing an update that will enable 3DS compatibility soon)
    Supercard DSTWO
    M3i Zero
    Supercard DSONEi
    Amazekard
    EX4i
    EZ Flash Vi
    R4iCN
    iSmart Premium


    Yeah, what R4i-Gold? There are two >_>
     
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    Only R4iGold "3DS edition" is working.
    It's not the same hardware than the R4iGold that the team offered for the Tempmass 2010.

    The 3DS edition has a "3DS" logo sticker on the box, along with a "Gold" printed logo.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Boo.. that totally stinks. I guess I'm going to buy a SCDS2 o.o
    Thanks for your help everybody x3.
     
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    There are about 4 or 5 R4i-Gold cards (after having a quick google there's a lot more than that) on the market and AFAIK the www.r4ids.cn is the only one that's updateable to work on the 3DS whereas some of the others have just brought out new cards www.r4igold.eu for example.

    Personally I think if you're going to spend all that money on a new console then you should treat yourself and it to a new flashcard. If you haven't much money left get an AceKard 2i or if money is no option try either the iEvolution or the SCDS2.
     

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