r4 cards, r4 ds
Before using
microSD card preparation back to top
This card uses microSD card to store and run programs (games). Although the microSD card can save large amounts of data, but there are several points to be noted. When using these parts, please pay attention to following points. * The microSD card space is usually under 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes calculated. The card, PC and software capacity is expressed as 1GB = 1,024 × 1,024 × 1,024 = 1,073,741,824 bytes. Therefore, the actual size will be less than the capacity value. Store content on the limitation   For any type of problems as a result of storage or editorial content causing loss of direct or indirect damage, R4i SDHC RTS can not be held responsible. Similarly, the above statement also apply to any type and/or brand of microSD card service limited liability situation.
Parts identification and usage back to top
Please insert the microSD card from the right direction.
If the microSD is forced in from the wrong direction it may cause damage and possibly breakage of the microSD card. This will result in the data lost or failure to read and record. When it's in use avoid causing it to vibrate, and do not remove the card before shutting down the console.
Initial setup
microSD card preparation back to top
In order to use SDHC microSD please be sure that other accessories such as the card reader, or other internal reader is compatible with the SDHC format. (Some devices use microSD card may require SD or miniSD adapter)
Compatible memory card formats back to top
Memory card type Capacity Compatibility Use SD cards conforming to Class 2 or higher of the SD Speed Class Rating
SD Memory card 8MB 16MB 32MB Can not be used R4i SDHC RTS requires a minimum space of 30MB for the main system files.
64MB 128MB May work (will have poor performances)
256MB Supported (FAT or FAT32 format)
512MB Supported (FAT or FAT32 format)
1GB Supported (FAT or FAT32 format)
2GB Supported (FAT or FAT32 format)
SDHC Memory Card 4GB Supported (FAT32 format)
6GB Supported (FAT32 format)
8GB Supported (FAT32 format)
12GB Supported (FAT32 format)
16GB Supported (FAT32 format)
32GB Supported (FAT32 format)
SDXC Memory Card 48GB or higher Not compatible
*The SD Speed Class Rating is the speed standard for successive writes. ·This card does not support exFAT or NTFS formats. ·4GB without SDHC sign does not meet the SD memory card memory card specification; therefore the card can not be compatible. ·Keep the memory cards from the reach of children, and prevent them from swallowing.
Insertion / Removal the microSD card back to top
If the microSD card has been previously used with other devices it is best to format the microSD first before using it again. Note by formatting all the data will be erased. It is advice that you backup your data first to your PC, DVD CD-ROM in. Note : If you remove the microSD memory card during operation the card or microSD card may malfunction, and it may cause data loss.
  1. • Remove the NDS SLOT-1 card slot out of the console. * Confirm the NDS console is off.
  2. • Insert / Remove the microSD card. * microSD card will be shown by the direction of the icon shown on the casing, lightly press the end of the microSD until you feel a click.
  3. Insert the cartridge into the NDS SLOT-1 card slot * Lightly press the end of the cartridge in until you feel a click.
    * Do not touch the card and the microSD card by its contact area. It may cause it to malfunction. * Avoid strong impact, bend or drop the card and the microSD card; * Electrical noise, static electricity, may cause the card or microSD card damage or delete stored data in the microSD card. It is advice that you backup your data first to your PC, DVD CD-ROM in. ; (see "Backup" in the description) * While the memory card data is being accessd, do not do the following:
    • Remove the microSD card or the card
    • Shut down the NDS Power
    • Cause of shock or other impact to the console
    Interruption while the memory card data is being accessed may cause data lost to the microSD card.
R4i SDHC RTS system installation back to top
All the files for R4i SDHC RTS are stored in the microSD card, therefore in order for the R4i SDHC RTS to function properly the system file must be installed onto the microSD beforehand. Regularly updating the firmware will also ensure the most up to date games compatibility. R4i SDHC RTS System Folder: special purpose instructions
Using the menu screen back to top
R4i SDHC RTS game shortcut can be used through the Touch feature. All other options are supported by both the touch screen and button control. The main interface (the screen position: The next screen)
Menu screen (GUI) operation:
* The game option interface can support 12 different languages for users to choose from. * R4i SDHC Platinum does not support Real time saving feature, therefore the option will not be available.

R4i SDHC Platinum Game Options Settings menu
File list back to top
In the main interface a total file display is up to 10. Slide the screen up and down to navigation through the list. The list is sorted by folder / file name, or file name in order of folders / files. List of files to support display on the file list: directory (folder), parent directory, *. nds files, *. bmp files, and *. skn file. Other file type may not be supported and will not display.

Key actions: Press [↑] [↓] key to move the cursor,. If you hold the up or down button it will fast scroll the file list. Using [←] [→] will allow you the scroll through the file list slowly. This will also allow the NDS games icon to load. [A] start the current game or open selected directory [B] Back to the main interface [X] Create shortcut to the to enter the shortcut interface (selected home-made software and directory is not supported) [R] Global Soft reset switch [SELECT] to enter the game advanced settings menu (self-made software and the directory is not supported) Touch Operation: Tap to open the appropriate directory or program. Hold down the drag could be fast scrolling, similar function to using the arrow keys.
Set the date and time display back to top
On the top screen of the R4i SDHC RTS system, user can display time, date, month and a day of the week according to the console information. This display can also supported in 12 different languages switching, To switch language enter the "OPTION" → "Language" to set.

* To change the date and time please refer to the Console's manual. * Month and week can be set accordingly to different the local language display; * Other themes may not display in other languages; * R4i SDHC RTS system default theme provide two interfaces both supporting 12 languages. * After changing the theme from "OPTION" "language", user will need to go back and open the game list then return to the main screen to see the changes. Or simply shut down and restart the console for the change to take effect.
Set OPTION Language back to top
R4i SDHC RTS system supports 12 languages. Corresponding to the menu and the local area code. To change it enter "OPTION" → "Language" selection then set. 12 languages including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese. The corresponding character encoding table: ENU 1252, FRA 1252, DEU 1252, ITA 1252 , ESN 1252, PTB 1252, NLD 1252, RUS 1251, JPN 932, KOR 949, CHS 936, CHT 950.
* For more information on corresponding character type code table please refer to Windows character encoding standards; * R4i SDHC RTS default system themes provide are supported by 12 countries language menu; * Inconsistency of the language coding following the Windows characters encodes may generate invalid characters; * To prevent errors caused by the language settings in the "OPTION" "Language" settings the effect will be immediately in affect. Once the user closes the Settings menu interface and then open the other menu the text will change. If user discover that the wrong language was chosen, they can immediately re-set back to other language options.
Other OPTION settings back to top
"Skin" menu will allow users to change the skin style. "Wallpaper" menu is for changing of the desktop wallpaper. "Sounds" menu allow user to mute the sound feature. In the main interface, select "OPTION" icon to enter these settings.

Key actions: [↑] [↓] arrow keys to select the appropriate settings entry, [A] key to activate the corresponding entry within the post-selection [A] to determine the selection [B] cancel & exit Touch Operation: In the System Settings button on the main interface to support drag and drop all cancel, but after selecting the appropriate sub-entry window does not support. Interface sub-interface sub-heading you can click cancel and return to the main interface of system settings, select the appropriate content was activate the content.