R4 NDSI user notice:
Insert Micro sd card (TF card) into the R4i sdhc or R4-SDHC
card according the the guide of the following picture.
1.Download Kernel and Game
TF card reader, connect the TF card with computer, open the
a. Upload game kernel: Copy the R4.DAT file to your
b. Upload video kernel: Copy the Moonshl2 to your
c. Upload DIY Interface function: Copy the R4iMenu
to your TF card .
By using TF card reader, connect the TF card
with computer, copy the downloaded games to TF card. (If
needed, corresponding menu can be set up)
3.Main menu operation
sure microSD card with Kernel is inserted in R4i NDSI, then
insert R4 NDSI in NDS SLOT-1 port, start the machine and enter
main menu interface. By pressing buttons (right and left) or
touching screens, you may choose the games or media function,
press A to the relative function.
4.Game operation menu
Choosing game function in Main Menu to enter Game
interface, return to main menu by pressing R.
In Game Interface, press L to adjust 4-level
In Game Interface, it’s on top screen showing game messages
including four items: game, cheat, setting and ROM, while it’s
on bottom screen showing game name, file size and current game
category. Press “UP” and “DOWN” to check current page easily,
and press “LEFT” and “RIGHT” to turn over the page, on the top
line of bottom screen, it is showed with current file and
total file qties, while on bottom line of the bottom screen
the path of the category.
Press X or B, enter four items in the top screens: game,
cheat, setting and ROM.
Enter cheat item, it’s showed in the bottom screee Current
game name, cheat function setting, cheat function switch,
timely reminding window and file saving. Touch Cheat off/Cheat
on to run the cheat function, and touch file saving to save
Enter Setting item, it's showed in the bottom screen there
languages: English, Simplified Chinese and Japanese, touch
file saving to save the relevant file.
Enter ROM item, it’s showed in the top bottom screen cheat,
DMA, software start functions, touch the relevant file to save
the file. When the Soft-Reset function is ON during game,
“L+R+A+B+X+Y” kdy combination can be pressed to return R4-II
menu.. Don’t save during soft reset, otherwise “archive lost”
will be led. It is recommended to return game main menu and
then soft reset. If Soft-Reset can not be operated or the Game
is impacted, please turn off the soft-reset function.
expected game in the game menu, press A or touch the screen to
In the first operation, it will remind “ file
The updated date of the files will be
automatically revised while playing the games each time, the
updated files could be easily found by checking the latest
The names of the files are the same as which
of the games, expanded name is SAV. Which can be copied to
computer at any moment.
games, enter Cheat by pressing B or X.
Game Title is showed in the top screen, while it shows in
the bottom screen reminding window, Cheat off/Cheat on, file
saving, current Cheat items. Choose your expected Cheat item
by pressing “up” and “down”, and open or close the item by
pressing A or touching the screen. Touch “Cheat on/Cheat off”
to operate the Cheat, and touch the screen to save the
While the Cheat is running, you may choose the cheat code
one by one by pressing “up” and “down”, and close the cheat
code by pressing “A”. Under Cheat Code Category, press A to
open/close the category. You can delete the cheat.dat file in
R4iMenu category if the cheat function is not required.
Cheat database updates: Download the newest cheat database
and copy usrcheat.dat file to R4iMenu category.
7.Skin change method
Four files are
alternative in the R4iMenu/Skin category: they are
TScreen.bmp, BottomInit.bmp, TScreen.bmp and BottomScreen.bmp,
which are the operation interface of R4, content in the
pictures can be changed at random.
TScreen.bmp -- R4 NDSI Top screen interface after starting
BottomInit.bmp -- R4 NDSI Bottom screen
interface after starting the machine
TScreen.bmp -- R4 NDSI
Top screen interface for the file category
-- R4 NDSI Bottom screen interface for the file category
Notice: The above files names can not be changed, picture
must be in .bmp format with 8 or 24 digits, picture size must
be of 256*192 pixel.
Once your favourite picture is ready,
copy the complete category “TF card R4iMenu/ skin” to TF