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Acekard 2i | AK2i Installation Guide

Installtion

  • Format a microSD /SDHC Memory Card
  • Firmware Fix
  • Acekard 2i | AK2i Setup Guide
  • Steps :

    1 . Format a MicroSD / SDHC Memory Card

    There are three common ways to format a Memory Card :

    Here, we just introduce the most common way - Using Window XP/Vista/7 Format Tool . As for the other two methods, you can click here for specific operation .

    Using Windows XP/Vista/7 Format Tool

    After inserting the microSD into the card reader, go to My Computer.

    b) Right click the driver representing the microSD memory card.

    c) Choose Format

    sd_card_format_01.jpg

    d) Click Start to format the memory card in FAT32

    sd_card_format_02.jpg


    2. Firmware Fix for 3DS V2.1 and DSi V1.4.3

    Important: if you want to update you AceKard 2i to be compatible with Nintendo 3DS V2.1.0-3x and DSi V1.4.3 , you need a  DSi (XL) console is having a firmware version lower than 1.4.3 or a DS Lite console . Please take note, the firmware is different from the driver.

    We recommend backup your files and use the professional tool to format your MicroSD card before update AKAIO if you have any trouble when using AKAIO.

    To Check Your DSi Firmware Version:

    • Click SETTING (with the Tool Icon) on the main menu
    • Check the right hand corner of the top screen which says VER 1.x

    1. make sure nds fully charged, better with external power pluged.

    2. Unzip and copy the files("_aio" folder,akmenu4.nds, LoaderChangelog, readme_AKAIO, readme_before_update) to the root of MicroSD card.

    3. Download the latest upgrading patch. copy the folder("ak2ifw_update_3ds21_DSi143" ) to the MicroSD card.

    acekard_2i_upgrade_files.jpg

    4. Insert MicroSD card into Acekard 2i card, insert AK2i card into nds \ dsl \ dsi \ dsixl \ 3DS.

    5. Turn on console and press "A" button to go on

    acekard_2i_updating_menu.JPG

    6. when you see the icon""chessmaster Ubisoft Enterinment",The icon means the Acekard 2i don't flashed ,press "A" button or touch the icon to continue....

    acekard_2i_updating_menu_02.JPG

    7.Select the Micro SD/SDHC Card icon on the main operating system, press "A" button or touch the icon to go

    acekard_2i_updating_01.JPG

    8. Choose the "ak2ifw_update_3ds21_DSi143" folder, press button "A" or touch the folder to go

    acekard_2i_updating_02.JPGacekard_2i_updating_02b.jpg

    9. Select the firmware file by pressing A on the right hand side control pad.

    acekard_2i_updating_03.JPGacekard_2i_updating_03b.jpg

    1. For DSi:       ak2ifw_update_3ds_v2_DSi.nds
    2. For DS Lite:  ak2ifw_update_3ds_v2_DSL.nds

    10. When you see the following message, please follow the instruction , press button " start "to continue.

    acekard_2i_updating_04.jpg

    11. Waitting for updating ,until you see the following screen , that shows the update has been completed. Congratulation! Restart your DS now.

    acekard_2i_updating_05.jpg

    11. The Acekard icon on the main menu has been changed to the following icon. The icon means you have upgraded the Acekard 2i Firmware successfully.

    acekard_2i_updating_06.jpg

    Note: When upgrading the Acekard 2i/AK 2i , it is not allowed to turn off power or pull out r4i 3DS,otherwise it will damage the Acekard 2i/AK 2i card



    Acekard 2i | AK2i Card Setup Guide on DSi XL V1.4.3

    1. Download the AKAIO Firmware for Acekard 2i | AK2i

    2. Unzip the file downloaded aforementioned (using Winrar) on your PC

      1. Winrar can be downloaded from www.download.com by searching for Winrar at the Search.

      2. Unzip the files mentioned under the Software Preparation above, you will have :

    AKAIO_1.8.7_for_Acekard_2i.jpg

    3.Select all the above four unzipped files and copy them to the microSD memory card

    4.Copy your own files, including music, movies, pictures and other data to the Micro SD/SDHC memory card.

    AKAIO_1.8.7_for_ak2i.jpg

    5.You will see the "WARNING – HEALTH AND SAFETY“ message. Touch the touch screen or press button A to continue.

    ak2i_warning_message.JPG

    6. When you see the following icon . Congratulation! You have successfully set up your AK2i. Please touch the icon or press button A to go

    Acekard_2i_ak2i_home_menu.JPG

    7.Select the Micro SD/SDHC Card icon on the main operating system, press "A" button or touch the icon to go

    Acekard_2i_setup_01.JPG

    8. Go to the MicroSD Card menu list ,choose the differnet folder to enjoy your DSi V1.4.3 with the multimedia functions.

    Acekard_2i_menu-list.JPG

    9.Touch "Game" icon to enjoy playing Games

    Acekard_2i_games_menu.JPG

    10. Touch "Music" folder to listen to music

    Acekard_2i_music.JPG

     


    Acekard 2i | AK2i Card Setup Guide on 3DS

    1. Download the AKAIO Firmware for Acekard 2i | AK2i

    2. Unzip the file downloaded aforementioned (using Winrar) on your PC

      1. Winrar can be downloaded from www.download.com by searching for Winrar at the Search.

      2. Unzip the files mentioned under the Software Preparation above, you will have :

    AKAIO_1.8.7_for_Acekard_2i.jpg

    3.Select all the above four unzipped files and copy them to the microSD memory card

    4.Copy your own files, including music, movies, pictures and other data to the Micro SD/SDHC memory card.

    AKAIO_1.8.7_for_ak2i.jpg

    5. When you see the following icon . Congratulation! You have successfully set up your AK2i. Please touch the icon or press button A to go

    Acekard_2i_home_menu.JPGAcekard_2i_home_menu_02.JPG

    6. Select the Micro SD/SDHC Card icon on the main operating system, press "A" button or touch the icon to go

    acekard_2i_run_on_3DS.JPG

    7. Go to the MicroSD Card menu list ,choose the differnet folder to enjoy your 3DS with the multimedia functions.

    Acekard_2i_menu_list.JPG

    8. Touch "Game" icon to enjoy playing Games

    Acekard_2i_games_menu_on_3ds.JPGak2i_playing_games_on_3ds.JPG

    9. Touch "Music" folder to listen to music

    Acekard_2i_Music_GUI.JPG