R4DS not working

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by pmdroks, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. pmdroks
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    I just got my R4DS and it seem to not work. All I get is the loading screen.
     
  2. Nero

    Nero GBAtemp RPG Maniac

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    What kind of MicroSD are you using?

    ~Nero
     
  3. Seven

    Seven oh hell no

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    Blow inside the microSD slot and make sure all contacts are rid of dust.
     
  4. Banger

    Banger Me > | | < You ..Wanna Line dance?

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    Did you put the kernel on the MicroSD card and or update the kernel?
     
  5. pmdroks
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    I am using 1GB Sandisk microSD. I tried blowing in microsd slot and the ds slot still not working at all.
     
  6. pmdroks
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    Even when I dont have my microSD in the R4 DS is still say loading. I had 4 other R4 DS and all them worked fine.
     
  7. Beware

    Beware GBAtemp Maniac

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    Did you put the kernel on the microSD?
     
  8. Nero

    Nero GBAtemp RPG Maniac

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    I am positive this means your R4 is defective.

    Get a refund or exchange it for a new one.

    ~Nero
     
  9. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    When you don't have an SD in the R4, it should say SD/TF card not found. IT only stays on Loading if your Micro SD isn't in all the way.
     
  10. pmdroks
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    I bought the R4 DS at consolesource, so I will get a new one from them?
     
  11. pmdroks
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    Anybody know how long does Consolesource respond to a message?
     
  12. Ducky

    Ducky QUACKJECTION!

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    Duckling Land!


    First , Try another microsd card if you can
    Second , Try blowing inside the DS the Cart and the MicroSD
    Third , Try getting all the files out of the MicroSD and putting them agian
    Fourth , Check if you have the kernel files inside , And if they have a fixed size
    Fifth , Don't put anything on the microSD , Put it inside the R4DS , open DS , let it open whatever it shows(error probably) , Close the DS , Put kernel folder ONLY on the R4DS AND DONT DELETE ANYTHING!


    Thats the best possibiltys I wouldve done if my R4 wouldn't of worked.
     
  13. pmdroks
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    Blah, I try it all. Still dont work.
     
  14. ejx982

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    You said you have 4 R4DS. if so, get one of the ones that works. Take its MicroSD card out, and put it in the one that doesn't work. if it works, you have a defective MicrosSD. format that card and try again. If it still doesn't work w/ that other microsd card, something is wrong w/ the R4. You can try to open it, look for anything wrong. maybe the spring is stuck, making it think the microsd is stuck. I'd just ask for a refund.
     
  15. pmdroks
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    I'm trying to exchange my R4 DS for a new one, but Consolesource has yet respond to my e-mail.
     
  16. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    Get a new R4, yours is busted, it seems. [​IMG]
     
  17. pmdroks
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    What the purpose of the ticket on consolesource? It been over 48 hours and I havent got response yet.
     
  18. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

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    Open the cart and make sure no components are loose and/or badly soldered.
     
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