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This R4i 3DS adapter is made from www.r4i-sdhc.com, supports all micro SDHC/SD memory cards on 3DS XL, 3DS, DSi XL, DSi, DS Lite and DS Phat.

R4I-SDHC.COM updates R4i-SDHC 3DS kernel every month, and users can install additional non-official kernel patch for this R4i 3DS card.

Set Up R4i SDHC 3DS

1. With R4i 3DS Official Kernel Only

Download latest official R4i-3DS V1.7xb.zip from page http://www.r4i-sdhc.com/downloade.asp, then you can follow installation process depicted in the guide for R4 SDHC.


2. Additional Non-official Kernel Patch

This non-official Retrogamefan kernel patch R4i-SDHC YSMenu V6.9x.rar can be used for R4 SDHC, R4i SDHC V1.4.X, R4i SDHC 3DS, RTS R4i 3DS at the same time, differing with their respective official kernel. That is to say, you can install it following the R4 SDHC Guide too.

3. Firmware Upgrade

Both Nintendo 3DS (XL) Ver 4.5.0-10 and DSi (XL) Ver 1.4.5 block old R4i SDHC 3DS card, please do not update your console system until new patch gets your r4i card updated.

New R4i SDHC 3DS V5.0, R4i SDHC 3DS V4.5 & R4i SDHC 3DS RTS can be firmware updated to highest system compatibility with 3DS (XL) Ver 5.1.0-11, DSi (XL) Ver 1.4.5.

R4i SDHC 3DS RTS released after Jul 3rd, 2013 supports system up to 6.3.0-12 & 1.4.5.

If your console blocks your R4i 3DS card, how to do firmware upgrade then ?

After booting up R4i SDHC 3DS with latest official kernel, press Config/Upgrade/Start, the firmware update will go ahead automatically to complete.


If you have any questions about using R4i SDHC 3DS card, email us through Contact Us Form.