R4i SDHC (R4i-SDHC.COM) Update

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  1. Console Speciali
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    Just wanted to let people here know that the manufacturer confirmed yesterday that in the next week they will release a new card and also an update for old cards.
     
  2. Leonidas

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    Bad news I guess. Owners of the old R4i-SDHC will have to buy a new cart for 1.4.
     
  3. scrtmstr

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    why are they releasing a new card, if the old one can be updated [​IMG]
    i hope that the update finally comes, i've been waiting for a very long time and i might get an AK2i, if the update doesn't work
     
  4. Leonidas

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    Old carts can have their kernel updated, but not the bootloader. For that you will have to buy a new R4i 1.4 compatible.
     
  5. thekezz

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    Is this the real R4i company? And where can I find news about it
     
  6. anaxs

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    your moms jeans pocket
    no its not, the real r4 team died a long time ago
    check out their official web for more info
     
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    You mean the one who makes the 'real' fake R4's?
     
  8. jockyw2001

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    Seems they are ready with the new card. See here:
    http://www.r4isdhc.com/indexe.asp.htm

    Quote from the site:
    R4I SDHC(red) is a classical brand,which has mature technical and perfectly supports 1.4ver. The multi-skin and multi-country language can be choose freely in the NDSI console. It has the strength of immediate archive and automatic reset.It is also totally compatible with the newest NDS games.please rest assured to purchase and use.

    As could be expected there is no word of an update for old cards tho [​IMG]

    On their other web site http://www.r4i-sdhc.com/indexe.asp they still write:
    Notice : All the DSi flash card just can work on DSi ver1.3 or under version in currently !( DSi has blocked the ability of flash carts to currently run on DSi consoles when it upgrade to Ver1.4. Pls be careful before to upgrade the DSi to ver 1.4) We are try our best to settle now !

    I'm afraid owners of an "old" r4i sdhc are screwed.
     
  9. Maz7006

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    What i can't get my head around is why do people still refer to R4 clones as their flashcards
     
  10. injected11

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    This is a DSTT clone, not an R4 clone.

    I used flashcards when I was 5 to practice math problems.
     
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    i quadruple posted sorry
    ignore this
     
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    i quadruple posted sorry
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    My thoughts EXACTLY!! I am also going to buy a AK2i if there is no update. I just sent them an email, hopefuly theyll respond manually not with a automatic message.
     
  14. josephbloseph

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    Well, I'm not surprised that a new card would be necessary, but I'm hoping that the current cards continue to be supported as the non-DSi R4-SDHCs are. I am not as quick to accept the R4iSDHC.com as an official site; as looking up the domain information for the two sites, they don't match up, and the contact info for r4isdhc.com include fake email addresses.
     
  15. metal01

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    I'm not buying a new cart, I never upgraded my firmware!
     
  16. elixirdream

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    then you better not upgrade your firmware in future
    i hope the evil N / clueless S won't force upgrade like what they are doing with Wii/PSP
    however, i am not sure can this idea being apply on DS [​IMG]
     
  17. scrtmstr

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    They've updated the website, it now says; Note: The perfect solution NDSi Host V1.4 upgrade version, 100% support the latest games!
     
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    but where is the LINK to download the file?

    EDIT: maybe we need to hunt for the link like DSTTi / ak2i [​IMG]
     
  19. Console Speciali
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    Just spoke to the manufacturer.

    Update and new card are confirmed.
    The update for the old cards will be released next week on their website.
     
  20. scrtmstr

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    I just got an email from R4i-sdhc saying that it's going to be released friday:

    Dear Customer:
    First of all,we appreciate your feedback and your support.
    We will update our kernel with 1.4 version by our website within next Friday!

    2009-09-08

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    B,rgds!
    Cathy



    Seems that we'll have to wait untill next friday then!