Acekard 2i from RealHotStuff - compatible with DSi XL correct?

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  1. MBison
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    Looking to buy an XL (have a lite) and want a flashcard that is compatible. From looking at several posts, I'm pretty sure it should be fine but just want to verify.

    If I get a Acekard 2i from Realhotstuff, I should be good to go on a new DSiXL right? Realhotstuff says it is updated to firmware 1.4 which I believe is all that is needed to make sure the Acekard 2i can work on the XL, correct?

    Lastly, from Acekard vets.. I currently use a CycloDS Evolution for my lite. How much of a learning curve will be necessary to get comfortable with the Acekard?

    Thanks for any assistance.
     


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    Member rockstar99 Hi

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    Yes it will work.
    Acekard is simple too youll get used to it soon.
     
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    The acekard 2i works fine on the DSiXL, and if it arrives pre-updated for 1.4 then even better.

    I have the CycloDS also, you find the change over simple.
     
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    Newcomer MBison Advanced Member

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    Thanks a lot guys.

    Is there a compatibility list for Acekard somewhere?
     
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    Member rockstar99 Hi

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    At the moment every game works, be sure to install akAIO as teh firmware for best results
     
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    Member tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    There's no reason to by from ReahHotStuff or to pay their over inflated prices

    LeedMod (Based in the US) have it for $17.99 + $2.15 Shipping preupdated to 1.4. No one on here has posted that the've received a clone from LeedMod, the same can't be said for RealHotStuff.

    There has been a lot of positive feedback about LeetMod on here lately.

    0ShippingZone (Based in Hong Kong) are also known to update their Acekard 2i's to 1.4 before shipping.
     
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    That doesn't mean you can get it returned. I'm sure I've heard of them gladly taking returns if you got a clone.
     
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    just for curiosity, how do I know if I receive a clone?
     
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    Copy akAIO 1.6 RC2 to your card if the menu loads up its real but if its a clone you will get an error saying you card is fake [​IMG]
     
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    For 1, you will not be able to run AKAIO
     
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    While true, but why bother in the first place when LeetMod are $4-$5 cheaper and also based in the US? The recent LeetMod thread is here and people have been happy with them, quite a few have brought from them recently. Because they give you the option of having the Acekard 2i shipped with or without the 1.4 update, you know 100% it's not a clone.

    The clones come preupdated to 1.4 and won't run the Firmware update tool.
     
  12. MBison
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    Rockstar, so when I get it I should install akAIO and by "firmware" you mean the 1.4 firmware, which should be pre-installed by the retailer if it says so, right?
     
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    I suppose so. I just thought I'd point it out in case he did decide to buy from there. Their service has been pretty good from what I know.
     
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    sort of off topic question, but for those who have the DSiXL, does the 93% larger screen degrade graphical quality to any great / annoying extent? Saw one review of someone complaining, but I imagine it was just the exception.
     
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    No it doesn't degrade graphical quality, you will be impressed, the larger screens really make a difference.
     
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    Thanks for all the speedy and helpful replies, really appreciate it.
     
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    Hell yeah i enjoy them so much that I never want to even look at a ds lite/phat/i again
     
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    RealHotStuff and SimplyMods are the real deal. Those are the 2 online shops I order from and they've offered legit goods each and every time.
     
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    Simplymods dropped their prices too. Cheaper than anywhere in the usa now..and comparable with china stores like shop temp [​IMG]
     

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