r4 More Pictures Required Please

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by shane1972, Oct 7, 2007.

Oct 7, 2007
  1. shane1972
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    Hi,

    Can someone please be so kind to send me a picture of the card slot of the new r4?
    I have no finger nails and tried an cyclo ds evo but could not get the micro sd card out of the evo.
    Im hoping the new r4 is not the same.

    Cheers Shane
     
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    Don't give up on the Cyclo so easily, if it's anything like the EZ-V then the card is a ridiculously tight fit to begin with but loosens up pretty quickly as you use it, after about 10-15 times it still holds the card in rather snugly but it's easy to get out. In the beginning I found 15 minutes of patience wriggling the card from side to side at the top worked it out far enough to get hold of it. Just stick with it for a bit, it gets better.
     
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    Hi,

    Thanks for the photos.
    Anyone know if i buy a replacement shell white where it goes down and around near the card if it will fit the new r4?
    If i put the white replacement it will allow me to grab the card out easier.
    As for the cyclo ds evo that card placement is bad and not good unless you have some nice fingernails which i dont.

    Cheers Shane
     
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    I have seen a picture of the Printed circuit board of the new r4. It is a different shape to the old one. Not to sure if it will fit you could try then lets us all know if it works.
    NEW
    [​IMG]
    OLD
    [​IMG]
     
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    geez, the new ones look so much better on the inside.
     
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    i just dont like that the contacts dont get separated

    and i think im still lookin forward to the black shell.. but if you ever get another card and get tired of that one.. remember me.. ill buy it off ya for a considerable price [​IMG]
     
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    Hey, I started a new topic with a fresh set of pictures comparing the old and new R4's with both carts dismantled.

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=62304

    Hopefully this makes everyone happy that're asking for clearer pictures.

    striderx
     
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    Hmm it shows the old r4 with the main chip as that black GLOB! but my R4 has the square chip inside.

    I think there were just different runs of the older R4 which just used either depending probably what was cheaper to use at the time.

    paul
     
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    Those were either prototypes or early production runs before they settled on an off-the-shelf ASIC. It's not uncommon. Under the blob is a chip that's probaby been mounted to the printed circuit board and electrically attached with wire-bonding or using a ball grid array. The blob is a liquid encapsulant to protect the chip.

    My pictures referenced in the post before yours is a better example of the old and new cards.

    striderx
     

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