Need expert and Quick help

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Apr 18, 2013

Need expert and Quick help by Anous at 8:44 AM (544 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

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    I have gotten a pretty good deal on a used 3DS and a flash cart, but the current owner doesn't really know anything about it. It's a R4i Gold, and I don't know it it works with the 3DS. Here is a picture of it that I made him email me.

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    Do you think it'll work on the 3DS?
     
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    I doubt it. It's marked for DSi 1.4.1, and while some DSi 1.4.1 carts have been updated through the DSi and 3DS updates, the majority of carts out there are "sell, update once or twice, and drop it to sell the customer a new model" schemes.

    You can always just stick it in and try though.
     
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    Aww. I am going to ask him to try it. Otherwise I could just buy the 3DS for like 70 euros.
     
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    If it won't work, the 3DS will display a generic "An error has occurred, read the manual" message.
     
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    I decided to buy from another guy who I'd get a red 3DS, an R4i-SDHC and Super Mario 3D Land. He said the R4i stopped working with the last update, and that I had to send it in to some kind of store and have them update the R4 for me. As much as I doubt this person knows what he is talking about, I hope I can update the R4 myself with the help of you fellows. I'll write here once I know the firmware, kernel and all that.
     
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    I can't do it myself? If the previous owner didn't care to update his R4, then why can't I download the kernels myself?

    (As long as the manufacturer has put them up)
     
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    I see.

    Actually, that seller turned out to be an a-hole and didn't even want to tell me the quality of the 3DS.

    I did find another seller, who I settled with. I bought a Aqua Blue 3DS, Ocarina of Time 3D and Acekard 2i. The seller said that the card should work, but it goes without saying that I shouldn't update the 3DS ^^
     
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    Yeah, the Ak2i stopped working a few updates ago, any new update will stop it from working. new 3DS games will also want to update before letting you play them though.
     
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    The questions is, is it worth not updating? What's the chance of Acekard being updated?
     
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    eShop, new 3DS carts, and spotpass/streetpass will feed you updates. So unless you never play new 3DS games and keep it 100% offline, it's going to want to update sooner or later.

    It physically ran out of space. There will not be a new update. They'll need to make a new hardware model like almost everybody else, they just haven't.
     
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    God damn it. Well I'll most likely end up updating then. After all, it's the 3DS I am here for.
     

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