r4 sdhc issue?

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  1. jadc
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    hi guys

    ive recently bought the r4 sdhc and im using a 2gb micro sd card i went to the ndslr4.com web site and download the recent file version 1.21 i copied them to my route of my micro card and put it in my ds turn it on and it loads fine but when i turn it of and on again it gets stuck at the load screen, any idea's why this is?

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  2. BKZ

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    you do realize that its a fake right?
     
  3. jadc
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    nope why do u say this? if it is its going straight back lol i've jus opened the back of the cartridge and what should i see?
     
  4. BKZ

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    because there is no such thing as R4 SHDC only R4. Anything like R4-III or something like that means its a fake. That and real R4 do not support SHDC cards. They can only use up to 2gb max.
     
  5. jadc
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    pix of it - [​IMG]

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  6. jadc
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    update :

    by using the firmware from ndslr4.com , the game works but when i turn it off and on and again the loading screen stays there forever?

    so if my r*m works it cant be a fake can it?

    help please. is there any other firmware i can use ? i tryed the r4 firmware no luck with it tho
     
  7. TrolleyDave

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    Nope, you've got to use the firmware from the clones "official" site. It sounds like it's corrupting the microsd card somehow when you switch it off and back on again. What kind of card is it?
     
  8. jadc
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    sansdisk 2gb microsd clones?
     
  9. TrolleyDave

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    Are you saying it's a fake sandisk 2gb microsd card?
     
  10. natkoden

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    R4 clone, not sandisk clone
     
  11. jadc
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    i meant is clone a firmware? the sandisk is legit, ive tryed a kingston 1gb aswell and still no luck ... i was going to try another firmware if anybodys nos of any? if that doesnt work its going bck
     
  12. TrolleyDave

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    Nope, there's no other firmwares available. Clone just means it's a cheap and nasty copy - kind of like Nyke shoes or Adeedas clothing.

    If you can send it back then make that your first choice instead of trying to get this one to work. Get yourself a more modern card that's got a future. I've just replaced my R4 with a DSTT. You're also better off buying from a trusted site, there's plenty of recommendations on here plus the sposnsored links.
     
  13. ojsinnerz.

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    You've bought a horrible clone, called the R4 SDHC.

    The R4 team has said BILLIONS of times, saying that they never made any SDHC R4.

    And worst of all, the R4 SDHC doesn't take SDHC cards, and is actually worse than the original R4.

    If you want to buy a "legitimate" R4, then don't do it. Only retards, consumers that buy without researching, and fanboys, buy the R4,at this point. Even so, the real R4s have been stopped in production, so finding legitamate R4 new is very rare. Still, you can buy used ones.

    BUT STOP RIGHT THERE. Don't BUY a R4. You may get scammed again, and it's not even worth buying anymore. There are lots and lots of better carts that do much more at a cheaper price. Thus, there's no point of buying a R4 anymore.

    Get a Acekard 2, DSTT, or EDGE, ir you're low in budget.

    Get a CycloDS, if you want the best, with amazing features that the R4 will never EVER have, along with the top notch support team, but don't care about it's high price.
     
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    can any of you guys recommend any websites to get legit flashcarts from?
     
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    Just buy from the affiliates listed on the front page of gbatemp.
     
  18. jadc
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    bought FROM DIGIZO.CO.UK
     
  19. Puppet Show

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    As has been said, it's fake.

    I have also ordered from Digizo in the past, they deliver pretty quick. Give them a call, and they'll probably send you the return instructions.
     
  20. skyman747

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    Since you are in the US, I would go with NXPgame.com

    If you are on the east coast, it can be delivered in just 2-3 days, and only 5 days for the west coast. The R4 I recieved from them appears to be legit. They are not shipping the CD's with the R4 (most likely legal issues) but you can easily download the firmware from R4DS.cn , And the CD's would probably have old firmware anyway.

    If you have the money, I would say to get a cyclo. From what I have read, it actually has a future as of now.