Nintendo R4 3DS ROM Card and R4i Gold
The new R4 3DS gives a good support to all the Nintendo DS games that you already have. This is available in two versions – R4 for Nintendo DS and DS Lite and R4i Gold for Nintendo DSi / XL and 3DS.
R4 card can be used to save files. These files can be added to the R4 card with the use of a micro SD card. This memory card can be connected to the computer when placed on a memory card reader. Plug it to the computer and download the R4 3DS software. After doing so, copy the files from the computer to the memory card and then vice versa. If you want clearer instructions on how to do the transfer of files, you can watch the video tutorials of the process on YouTube. R4 3DS cards can be used multimedia files like photos, video and music. You can even watch movies while using your DS. Just plug your memory card to the computer and transfer movie files it. Enjoy the movie with the convenience of your DS.
Usually, you can buy R4 SDHC 3DS Gold and the microSD Flash memory card in a bundle. If you buy both items in a package, you can immediately start enjoying your DS roms. Of course if you already have a microSD or microSDXC card you can use that and buy just the R4i Adapter for your 3DS. Entertainment can be easily provided this way as the 3DS card allows users to play games, watch movies and stream music without caring about how old you are, where you come from or what you do for a living. Though there were also games before, the games now are significantly different from those old games. Now, these games can be easily played on the computer and game consoles. This trend in the market of players is taken advantage by Nintendo, which makes the company’s DSi and DS game consoles a huge hit in the market.
Nintendo does not only want the users of the consoles to just play games, which is why they introduced the R4 card. This slot flashcard now enables the DSi or DS to play movies, read eBooks and play music files. All these multimedia features on the consoles are heavily advertised as easy to use and has user-friendly solutions. Whatever Nintendo DSi or DS you own, there are still available flashcards for you. All you need to do is to insert the micro SD memory card into the R4 3DS. Usually, an R4 package consists of a micro SD card reader, R4 3DS card, and a protective case. Since the package does not have a memory card, you need to buy your own micro SD memory card. Pick the memory card that has the capacity that can accommodate the files that you want to save on the card. Moreover, a card with more capacity is much better for R4 3DS.
There are different R4 cards in the market. If you want to use the R4 3DS version 2, buy a micro SD or SDHC card. If the memory card storage is more than 2GB, you can buy R4 card version 3. This is actually a popular card which has been around for sometime now. It has also increased in popularity today and websites are already paying attention to it. The card is sold in competitive prices. To take more advantage of the card, you need to know how to download and save files to the card.
R4i SDHC – Most Popular R4i 3DS Flashcard from r4i-sdhc team.
This is currently the most popular R4 3DS card released on April 28th by r4i-sdhc team. It is also known as Red R4 3DS. It is preferred by many players because of its great compatibility and powerful program. The flashcard has its own software called the R4i 3DS kernel that can play all NDS / DSi ROM games and MP3 files. R4i-sdhc team released the latest version would be the R4i 3DS with version 1.36b. The development team is still updating this software every month to make it even more powerful and attractive to players. The R4 3DS family is already growing in popularity, added by the users of R4i SDHC 3DS.
Other Popular Nintendo 3DS Flash Cards:
AceKard 2i 3DS - Cheap and relyable R43DS alternative with great opensource suport.
SuperCard DSTWO - Premium class 3DS Flash Card with built in DivX Playr and GBA Emulator
EZ-Flash Vi 3DS - Nice compatible R4i SDHC Gold alternative from EZflash team.
CycloDS iEvolution 3D - only card that supports DSi mode on 3DS and DSi XL consoles.
Buy original Flash Cards for Nintendo consoles at R4 Shop (R4DS /R4i DSi official online retailer)
SC3DS also adds DivX, XviD, Avi, MKW and even WMV video file support. Regular R4i Cards, R4 3DS and AceKard 2i can play video, but you will need to use a software tool on PC to convert the video to a format that the MoonShell DS media player can read. With SuperCard DSTWO there is no need to alter the files that you get from Torrents - just place them on the micro SDHC card, put that into the R4 3DS SuperCard and play on 3DS or DSi or the old NDS.
All Nintendo R4 3DS flash cards can play DS & DSi Roms, play MP3 music as well as emulate the more simple 8-bit NES, GBC and SEGA consoles and some 16-bit games from SNES and Genesis with limited speed and no sound, but when it comes to running GBA roms on 3DS and DSi XL you will need the SuperCard DSTWO 3DS flash card with a built-in coprocessor that adds the extra processing power needed to run GBA, SNES and MAME emulated games at full speed and with sound.