WWW.R4ISDHC.COM departed on Nov, 2013. As its current R4 Dual Core 2014 (r4isdhc.com) is bought from www.r4i-sdhc.com directly, n3dscart.com now do not sell its R4 dual core 2014.
R4 Dual Core 2014 on sale at our website is from www.r4isdhc.hk which is maintained by former r4isdhc.com tech team, they continue the former chips and tech support since Nov, 2013.
Therefore, please differ them and choose the corresponding kernel and firmware patch.
1, Kernel Installation
(1) R4 Dual Core 2013 made from www.r4isdhc.com
Download latest corresponding revised wood kernel r4isdhc1.6x.rar to your computer, decompress and extract this rar file with tool WinRar, find and get __rpg folder and _DS_MENU.dat as shown below. Copy and paste these 2 items into the root directory of your memory card. Now, you can plug and play the saved DS games. (Note: this Wood kernel is a revised version, not been authorized from Yellow Wood Goblin )
(2) R4 Dual Core 2014 made from www.r4isdhc.hk
Download latest corresponding revised wood kernel r4isdhc1.7x.rar to your computer, decompress and extract this rar file with tool WinRar, find and get __rpg folder and _DS_MENU.dat as shown below. Copy and paste these 2 items into the root directory of your memory card. Kernel installation completes, and now you can drug and drop DS roms into memory card to play on your console.
2, Firmware Upgrade
Current R4 Dual Core 2014 (r4isdhc.hk) has been firmware upgraded, and it is compatible with 3DS system up to 7.1.0-14 and DSi system up to 1.4.5.
Warn: Please do NOT mix up the firmware patch ! Wrong patch used to update your r4 may get your R4 Dual Core damaged.
The firmware patches for R4 Dual Core (www.r4isdhc.com) released before Nov, 2013 are still available at page http://www.r4isdhc.hk/r4-download/index.htm, please do match your r4 to download their patch.
Now, if your console blocks R4 Dual Core, how to do firmware update then ?
Below method is for R4 Dual Core 2014 (r4isdhc.hk), and the update methods for other r4 dual core are similar.
Download latest firmware patch, for example, 3DSV7.0.0-13 upgarde firmware.rar, decompress and extract this rar file with tool WinRar, find and get fwUpdateAll_V7.00.nds, copy and save it to the same place where kernel saved on your memory card. Now you need find another console to load into R4 dual core interface, press A button to run that firmware patch. Some program are written into your r4 IC chip during firmware upgrading, and that is why you may damage your r4 card if happens to shut off the console when running the patch.
After firmware upgrade completes, you can run this r4 dual core on your former console again.
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