R4i 3DS is also called R4i 3DS gold card or R4i3DS. It is released by r4ids.cn on March 2nd, 2011. R4i 3DS is the advanced verison of R4i Gold card which is special for Nintendo 3DS console, it is the first 3DS card. R4i 3DS card totally contain all functions of R4i Gold card, AS the final solution for Nintendo, R4i 3DS support all Nintendo consoles, include DS, DS Lite, DSi, DSiXL, DSiLL, 3DS. Well, as 3DS centry begin, we belive the R4i 3DS will be very famous later.
All versions of Nintendo 3DS/DSi/DS can use this flashcard. It is the most popular r4 card at the moment.
* Nintendo 3DS/3DSLL/3DSXL: 3DS V6.3.0-12 E/U/J, V6.2.0, V6.1.0, V5.1.0 and all below version.
* Nintendo DSi/DSiLL/DSiXL: DSi V1.4.5, DSi V1.4.4, V1.4.2, V1.4.1, V1.4.
* Nintendo DS Lite console.
All R4i 3DS card marked " V6.1" support 3DS V6.3.0-12 E/U/J console. Please download the V6.3 patch for update. Watch R4i Gold work on 3DS V6.2.0 online video. Youtube watch vide: How to upgrade R4i Gold card for 3DS V6.2.0.
R4i 3DS can use 2 kinds of kernel: the R4i 3DS kernel and wood r4 kernel. The latest R4i 3DS kernel is R4i 3DS firmware 1.1.0-1J which was released on March 3rd. R4i 3DS card works perfectly on 3DS with the new firmeware 1.1.0-1J. The wood r4 kernel can also be used in R4i 3DS card. The latest version is wood r4 v1.62, which was released on Aug 13th, 2013. Users can download any of them for installation. R4i 3DS Kernel download. Below is the latest R4i 3DS kernel - wood R4i V1.62b update content:
'smurfs 2, the (europe)' fixed.
'smurfs 2, the (usa)' fixed.
fixed sound restoring in many games.
fixed bug that cause freeze after leaving rts menu in following games:
simpsons game, the
R4i 3DS gold card X1 pieces
Kingston 8GB MicroSD card X1 pieces
MicroSD reader/writer X1 pieces
Hard protective case X1 pieces.
If you buy this R4i 3DS card with 8GB Kingston Memory card, we will install the latest kernel and put 50+ DS games into the TF card. Players can open the parcel and play game directly, no need to setup the R4i 3DS card any more. See what is in the parcel click here: preload R4i Gold card.
R4ids.cn team released new R4i Gold 3DS RTS card, which is marked with "RTS". it directly work on 3ds v6.2.0 and dsi v1.4.5 console. All orders after 07/08/2013 will be shipped with the new package.
R4i 3DS card is different from R4i Gold in encrypiton part. The chips included in this R4i 3DS card is MX23J4GC0-75H(48Pin) and 25L4001(8Pin). The hardware structure of R4i 3DS is almost the same as that of the R4i Gold card. R4ids.cn technical team has removed the standing out part of R4i 3DS and inserted the R4i 3DS core into a NDSi. Well, the DSi console shows no cart inserted! This means R4i 3DS card’s encrypiton part is different from that of R4i Gold card.
R4i 3DS card set up method is very similar with the way to set up R4i Gold V1.4.1 card. There are four steps. Firstly, download the latest R4i 3DS kernel from the internet, and upzip it to your computer. Secondly, copy all files to the root directory of the MicroSD card. Thirdly, put the MicroSD card into the R4i 3DS card, and insert the R4i 3DS Card to your 3DS console. Finally, turn on the Nintendo 3DS console, and enter the main menu. The R4i 3DS installation is finished, you can start to enjoy games of media now. below video show how to setup r4i 3ds card with 4 steps.
Posted by douglas on 9th Mar 2013
I have a r4 card and a 8GB SD card (sandisk). How many games can I put into the 8GB? Do I need to buy a bigger SD card or it is enough for me?
r4town: a 8GB SD card can load 20 to 50 games. It is enough for most players.
Posted by waterdo on 7th Mar 2013
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Posted by r4town admin on 1st Mar 2013
R4ids.cn released new R4i Gold RTS card on Feb 27th, 2013. It has all funtion of r4i 3ds card, and support RTS functions. From Feb 31th, all orders of this r4i 3ds card will be shipped out with new R4i Gold RTS flashcard. Please kindly know it.
Posted by r4town team on 31st Dec 2012
WOOD R4 V1.56 Released for r4i gold 3ds card on Dec 25th, please download to update the software, so you can enjoy more function and features on your r4i gold card. (r4ids.cn)
'apprends avec pokemon a la conquete du clavier (france)' fixed.
R4i Specific update:
rts still in beta stage.
soft-reset in rts menu now works.
fixed sound trash after back from rts menu in many games.
Posted by r4town admin on 18th Dec 2012
R4i 3DS kernel update to wood r4i v1.55 on Dec 15th. It add RTS function to r4i gold 3ds card.
The speed and the sector size of tf card decide the speed of RTS.
In order to make use of rts,you'd better format your tf card with sector size bigger than 8KB.
First of all, you need make rts on by clicking start menu and choose setting.
Just find "rts" and turn it on.
In the game, you need hot-softreset key and you can get rts menu.
(Note:Normally It might take a while (5~15 seconds) during the save and load game...)
Posted by r4town admin on 5th Dec 2012
Nintendo upgraded 3DS system to V4.5.0-10 on December 5th. the r4i 3ds card (r4ids.cn) directly work on it, no need any upgrade. And currently, the r4i 3ds card is the only one flashcard which can support 3DS V4.5.0 system. All other flashcard are locked currently.
Posted by Andrew on 2nd Nov 2012
Received my card the next day since I went for the DHL/FEDEX shipping. Contacted support through Skype and I must say I'm convinced you guys are serious about doing business. Will be recommending friends to your shop. :)
Posted by r4town admin on 1st Nov 2012
Wood r4i V1.54 released for r4i gold 3ds card on Nov 1st.
- fatfs updated to 0.09a.
- 'pokemon - version blanche 2 (France)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - version noire 2 (France)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - schwarze edition 2 (Germany)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - versione bianca 2 (Italy)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - edicion negra 2 (Spain)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - edicion blanca 2 (Spain)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - versione nera 2 (Italy)' fixed.
- 'pokemon - weisse edition 2 (Germany)' fixed.
Posted by r4town admin on 16th Oct 2012
WOOD R4i V1.53 released on Oct 10th. It is the latest software for R4i 3DS gold card.
Wood R4i V1.53 change log:
'learn with pokemon - typing adventure (Europe)' fixed.
'tinker bell and the great fairy rescue (Europe) (EN,SV,NO,DA)' fixed.
'pokemon - white version 2 (USA, Eeurope)' fixed.
'pokemon - black version 2 (usa, Europe)' fixed.
Posted by r4town admin on 26th Sep 2012
R4i 3DS card break latest Nintendo 3DS V4.4.0-10 E/U/J console on Sep 26th. Currently, on r4i 3ds and supercard dstwo can support it. Please download the update patch, and upgrade your r4i 3ds card in a DS or DSi console. then it is available for 3DS V4.4.0
Posted by r4town team on 22nd Sep 2012
Wood R4i Gold V1.52 kernel udpate on Sep 20th
switched to devkitarm r41
'akumajou dracula - gallery of labyrinth (Japan) (rev 1)' fixed.
'youda legend - the golden bird of paradise' fixed.
Posted by john brown on 16th Sep 2012
r4i 3ds team is still updateing the kernel and firmware. I will pay attention to the update. hope they keep on.
Posted by r4town team on 27th Aug 2012
R4i Gold kernel Wood R4 V1.51 update on August 21st
'pokemon conquest (Europe)' fixed.
'harvest moon - the tale of two towns (Europe)' fixed.
'moxie girlz' fixed.
'cars 2 (Europe) (En,Es)' fixed.
'maru goukaku - shikaku dasshu!special shakai fukushishi shiken' fixed.
Posted by r4town team on 23rd Jul 2012
R4ids.cn released new Wood R4 V1.50 kernel on July 22th. By install it, the R4i 3DS card can directly run Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2. It is the first flashcard to play Pokemon 2 in the world.
Posted by lily qie on 11th Jul 2012
I placed the order of r4i 3ds gold card. they install the kernel and send it to me. It works well on my 3DS console. I seriously promote this r4town.
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