NDSI user notice: Insert Micro sd card (TF card) into the R4i GOLD
or R4-GOLD card according the the guide of the following picture.
1.Download Kernel and Game
By using TF card reader, connect the TF card with computer, open
a. Upload game kernel: Copy the R4.DAT file to your TF card..
b. Upload video kernel: Copy the Moonshl2 to your TF card.
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
Make 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 brightness.
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 the file.
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
Choose your expected game in the game menu, press A or touch the
screen to play games.
In the first operation, it will remind “ file is effected”
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 date revision.
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.
Choose the 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 file.
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 the
BottomInit.bmp -- R4 NDSI Bottom screen interface after starting
TScreen.bmp -- R4 NDSI Top screen interface for the file category
BottomScreen.bmp -- R4 NDSI Bottom screen interface for the file
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
Once your favourite picture is ready, copy the complete category
“TF card R4iMenu/ skin” to TF category.