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Welcome to R4i Card UK

Welcome to official UK store for the R4, R4i and R4 3DS cards. We are an official retailer of R4i-SDHC.com cards and offer fast shipping, with most orders being received in 2-3 days. Unlike many other sites we do no ship from Asia so there is no waiting weeks for your order to arrive.



August 8th: our R4i SDHC 3DS (R4 3DS) cards work with the latest v6.2.0-x firmware. See them here.

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R4i Card

The R4i Card or R4i-SDHC as it is also known offers DSi and DSi XL console users the ability to store and playback media files, that were previously incompatible with their consoles. With support for the latest in flash card technology you can store up to a massive 32GB of media files on a single memory chip, making it the ideal solution if you wish to take your entire media collection with you on the go.

The great advantage of the R4i console adapter is that it replaces many more expensive media devices when combined with your DSi console. Using the card allows you to easily replace mp3, mp4, ebooks readers and many other devices, with a small chip.

The R4i Card is one of the most popular DSi accessories on the market, also known as the R4i SDHC, this slot 1 device fits into the same slot where you previously would have put Micro SD or SDHC memory cards. This gives you an idea of how small the R4i card really is.

For most people 4GB of storage is enough, and will allow you to bring your media collection with you on the go with ease. Below is a simple guide to get the R4i card up and running on your console.

To begin with you will need a Micro SD or SDHC memory card; we offer many of these in our bundles. You will to take the Micro SD/SDHC memory card reader which comes included with each R4i and insert it into the USB slot on your PC; this is usually located to towards the front of your PC, or on the side of a laptop. Once you have located the USB slot you can insert the memory card reader and an onscreen prompt should appear. Next you will need to choose which files you wish to playback on your console and transfer these onto your memory card, this can be done by right clicking and selecting ‘send to’, this should only take a few seconds, depending on how many files you are transferring.

Next you can disconnect the memory card reader from your PC and insert the memory card into your R4i, the slot is located on the top of the device. Then it is simply a case of the inserting the R4i card into your DSi console, where you previously would have inserted games cartridges.

An onscreen menu will appear and you are ready to go, there is no messy software or cables and the whole process should take less than five minutes.

R4 3DS

The R4 3DS, or R4i SDHC 3DS is the latest in the R4i-SDHC.com team’s lineup, allowing 3DS and 3DS XL console owners to experience all the benefits of the R4 and R4i cards on their consoles. Like its predecessors, the R4 3DS card allows you to both playback and store your entire media collection with you, meaning you can access it no matter where you are.

The R4i SDHC 3DS is the number one selling 3DS console adapter, and this is thanks to the experienced and talented development team at R4i-SDHC.com which continues to be the first to release updates for the newest firmware from Nintendo. They have gained experienced from their previous R4-SDHC and R4i-SDHC cards so you know you are in good hands purchasing a product from them.

R4 Card

With two version of the R4 device available, you are sure to find one which suits your needs. The R4 DS/ R4 Card was the first version to be released and supports a Micro SD memory card, allowing you to store 2GB of data on a single Micro SD memory card. However for many this is not enough and that is why the R4 SDHC was released, with support for the latest Micro SDHC memory cards. These high capacity memory cards allow you to store endless amounts of data on a single memory chip, up to 32GB in fact. For most this is more than enough, and allows you to never have to worry about running out of storage.