Another name of R4 card is Flash Card Revolution or R4i. These latest flash cards are becoming popular and flooding the market of console. This latest flash card is very simple and easy to use and they support the slot 1 of NDS platform. You can use this flash card to play games. The interesting part is that here you don't have to use any additional patching operations or backup to play games on it. You can easily transfer the files to this flash card from a Micro SD cards if you want to play games on it. This latest R4 Revolution for R4 or DS is considered as slot 1 solution because it has made the Micro SD card as the main device where you can easily store all your vital documents such as OS files, music, games, movies, and ROMs. They are small in size but possess numerous functionalities to offer the user. They come in a small package just like the other console. The complete package comes with numerous items in it that helps the device to function very fast.
The popularity of R4i is increasing rapidly and this device is becoming the important add on for other console such as Nintendo DS platform. The most important feature of this device is that it supports the regular version and also supports the LITE version of entire Nintendo DS platforms. But to store the files like homebrew, games, music etc you will require a Micro SD card. You have to insert the Micro SD card on the top portion of the R4 Revolution card in order to store all the documents and files. This latest device possesses the capacity to support the Micro SD cards with the memory capacity of 2 GB. But they will not support the Micro SD cards that are more than 2 GB in size. This device is perfect to store games and music because the games and the music range from 30 MB - 60 MB. So, if you possess a memory card of 1 GB then it is more than enough for you.
In order to download files on your Micro SD card you have to connect them with your computer system. So, to connect them with the computer you have to use a USB Micro SD cord that comes along with the R4i. This cord will perform well with every updated computer system. So, with this device you don't have to purchase any additional software or cords to download files from system. Moreover, here with R4i you will not be able to play the GBA games because they don't support them. But you will be able to play GBC, SNES, and NES games but there is vast difference in quality. So, if you desire to play GBA games then you have to use slot-2 flash card. But it is recommended that you should always try to update the R4 firmware time to time to keep the device upgraded.