micro sd capactiy of R4?

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  1. pikachu945
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    I have R4 Original I was wondering if my micro SD 4gb(not sdhc) would work because my 2 gb snapped I found the 4gb in my cellphone I had no idea it was there lol
    anyway any help would be great!




    its a 4GB SDHC the "SDHC" part was wore off the card [​IMG]
     
  2. tk_saturn

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    2GB, under normal circumstances because the SD specifications state that any 4GB - 32GB card should be SDHC.

    4GB non-SDHC cards are not recommended for anything because they are non-standard, although there's a chance it may work on your R4.
     
  3. pikachu945
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    why 4g will not work?
     
  4. twiztidsinz

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    Real R4s cannot use MicroSDHC (SDHC = Secure Digital High Capacity). Most (99%) 4GB cards are SDHC.
    There are few 4GB NonSDHC cards and are often very expensive ($15USD for a 4GB SDHC vs $60USD for a 4GB Non-SDHC)
     
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    Also remember that a 4GB MicroSDHC gets formatted using FAT32 based on the specifications, a MicroSD should be formatted using FAT16, and a 4GB can't be formatted using FAT16 as the partition limit is 2GB.
     
  6. RupeeClock

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    Yeah, I've heard about these non-SDHC 4gb microSDs too, I recall it being on an old R4DS compatibility list. There's no real reason to get one of those, at all.

    But Pikachu945, don't you have an Acekard 2i?
     
  7. alidsl

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    If you want more than 2gig it would be cheaper to buy another card rather than buy a 4gb non-SDHC
     
  8. tk_saturn

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    He already has one, as in the first post he found it in his cellphone. It's also a SDHC, just that the SDHC logo has worn off.
     
  9. riverchen

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    SDHC is usually 4-32 gigs

    Origianal r4 will NOT SUPPORT SDHC.
    If it's not SDHC r4 will most likely accept it