A couple of ncard questions

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by Azimuth, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. Azimuth

    Azimuth Chicken Teriyaki Boy!

    Feb 23, 2006
    My g6 lite has been acting weird the last couple of weeks, it randomly erases saves, doesn't startup properly and games freeze at random points. I've tried everything to fix it but nothing has worked so far and I suspect its due to hardware damage. I decided to buy an ncard as a replacement since its cheap. I have a few questions though

    1. When using the gba slot writer is it detected as a usb storage device(no drivers?)
    2. How long does it take to write a rom(512Mb for example)
  2. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

    Nov 4, 2006
    England land
    1. Yes

    2. I can't recall the exact time, but it's pretty slow. Maybe about 1 minute for a 512 Mb rom...
  3. Glacius0

    Glacius0 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Nov 27, 2005
    The Netherlands
    Hey, I had similar problems with my g6 lite. I fixed it by putting some paper under the contacts inside the cartridge so it was lifted and touched the contacts inside the DS more firmly.

    Still though, I bought an n-card clone and I'm very happy with it. Writing times are indeed about a minute for a 512 mbit (64 mb) file which isn't bad imo. Since I don't have usb 2 I got around the same speeds with my g6 lite.