R4i Gold - Is this a good/legit flashcard?

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  1. Sheriff Cat
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    Hello, I have a DS Lite and recently ordered my first r4.
    After searching for a few hours, I ended up puchasing a DSi R4i GOLD SLOT-1 flashcard type D ( www.r4ids.cn ) 3DS 1.4.4 compatible WOOD 3DS from Zhuzhuchina
    It seems to me that this a good flashcard and should work on my DSL, however I am new to flashcards.
    So I was wondering on what everyone thinks/knows about this flashcard. Will it work??
    I will mainly be using it for games, so I don't care much about other features.
    Thanks! :D
     
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    Yeah it's one of the recommended ones.
     
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    That's one of the best budget flashcards around!
    It has the fastest updates compared to most flashcards out there.
     
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    Take a little mosey on over here
    http://gbatemp.net/topic/290097-which-flash-cart-should-i-get/
    And you could have seen what A good cart is for you my friend.
     
  5. Sheriff Cat
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    Thanks for the help guys!
    Sorry if it was a noob question, I knew the card was good, it was mainly just the website I was wondering about (which judging by it's reviews it is trusted)
    Just wanted to make sure it wasn't a bad clone or anything! (I'm not sure how all that stuff works!)
    Thanks! :D

    Oh and also, a quick side question.
    Do I have to update it regularly since I have a DS Lite? Or is that just for DSi/3DS?
    Of course I will probably update it anyways, so I can use it on my friends' DS's, but whenever a new update is released (Currently 1.4.4, maybe? Sorry, I'm a noob about this stuff.), do I have to wait for a firmware update or can I still use the R4 on my DSL???
     
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    For the DSL you don't have to update the R4 or any flashcart in fact, since the DSL is impossible for Nintendo to update. So you having a DSL is pretty convenient XDDD. You said you were new to this and I don't know exactly HOW new you are, but since you have a DSL the only thing you have to (well, not have to but should..) update is the wood kernel, which you can easily do via WiFi.
     
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  8. Sheriff Cat
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    Alright, that's cool! Finally an advantage to owning a DS Lite! ;D
    And by new, I mean that I literally just started looking up stuff about flashcarts this week! So I don't really know anything about them!
    Thanks for your help! I can't wait to get my R4! :D

    And thanks Catboy for helping as well!