Just got r4i gold today

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  1. digitalcursive
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    I just got the gold r41 cart today and I can't seem to get it to work, I always get the "Power off" message.
    The 3ds updated this morning to version 5.1.0-11U. I believe I am putting the right kernel for it from the site that is printed on the card r41ds.cn. Not really sure what to do from there since I can't get pass the "Power off" message.
    Thanks for any help/tips.
     
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    need run the update in a ds lite like a game before use in a 3ds is a readme in the file you downloaded
     
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    Thank you guys, now the fun part of finding someone with a DS haha
     
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    It doesn't have to be one specific model, even another 3DS would work if it hasn't been updated too far... but good luck there, as Nintendo did a good job convincing people to update each time.
     
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    Weird that you didn't get one that was ready with the latest update to avoid this.
    Who did you order from?
     
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    Got it from https://www.ndsgamer.com, but I ordered it Monday and there was two updates that my 3ds installed since then, so kind of got screwed. Though the http://www.r4ids.cn website says the last firmware they put out should support it.
     
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    You should just, you know, not update the 3DS. Turn the automatic update/download settings in the system off.
     
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    r4i gold 3ds(www.r4ids.cn) can support 3DS5.1.0-11.
    Be sure the website on the sticker of the card is www.r4ids.cn , not r41ds.cn
     
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    Errr, my bad, meant to post that website but copied the wrong link. Sorry it was late when I did that hah
     
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    Seems the your card you bought is not the most recent revision (better get it from their authorized resellers), is there a "RTS" on the sticker?
     
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    Nope, nothing like that on the flash card. Nds was a authorized reseller of the card as the website said :(
     
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    you can check the number on the PCB board. it's fine for the "6", "7", "8", "9", "c", "a" to update to the latest veresion.
     
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    All r4i gold 3ds(r4ids.cn)released now must be rev C.
     
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    doesnt mean a company doesnt have any older stock tho
     
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    Exactly, I'm stuck with the old first batch of bad "Rev C" cards, and WOODR4 says it's "Rev B". I can only go as far as 1.4.5U on DS, and 4.4.0-10U on 3DS. I've had it less than a year, and it's already not supported anymore because the "patches" the website releases don't work when trying to flash the card. I also bought mine from NDSgamer.com, but it seems they mostly carry old stock.