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If they are not, you will most likely experience problems and/or brick your camera.
For example if your current firmware starts with 11.22, you must make sure that the firmware you are upgrading to also starts in 11.22.
Upgrading an R4 card means upgrading the firmware in the R4 card itself by running a file contained in the kernel software.
This may have to be done occasionally after Nintendo release a firmware update for their consoles and the firmware in an R4 card is incompatible with the new firmware in the Nintendo console.
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Note: Before you upgrade, we'd like you to be aware of the procedure for updating firmware with our cameras.
Failure to use the correct firmware may result in bricking your camera.
The general rule is that if loading newer firmware into your camera with older firmware, you must make sure that the first four digits in the firmware number are exactly the same in both the new and older firmware before you upgrade.Remember the kernel is different for the R4i and the R4i 3DS cards. When the software is on-board the memory card any any upgrade completed the R4 card is now ready to be used.Your own media files can now be added such as games, music and films.These errors can usually be remedied by simply correcting the date on the Nintendo console or changing the date on the Nintendo console backwards by 6 months or a year. If this does not work you will have to reinstall the latest firmware and you may also have to run an upgrade file.See 'Downloading and Installing the Correct Software' and 'Upgrading an R4 Card' in 1 and 2 above.