Acekard 2i in Acekard 2 box with DSi sticker?

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  1. Chris_Skylock
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    Ok. SO I was in Manila yesterday to scout for a DSi flashcart when my supplier, Celtex, is selling fucking R4i and they told me it is better than Acekard 2i. I left their store with grin on my face and saying "I will never returning to this place again except to have my DSI repaired"

    So I went to the other mall near it at V-Mall and I saw my dream flashcart, EZ Flash Vi, for the same price as the Celtex's used to be Acekard. Then I saw another store that sells Acekard 2i for Php 200 more than EZ Flash Vi. The box was supposed to be somewhat the old Acekard 2 box with nothing inside but the cart itsel. it has a small 1cmx1cm sticker outside that says "DSI Compatible" in Microsoft Word text in Times New Roman font. inside again is the usual cardboard pre-cut box-shape that looks like the old R4 box and nothing more than the cart itself. The actual cart is Acekard 2 with the letter i just after the logo. It says DSi compatible too just below the acekard logo

    So tell me. What kind of batches are these as they are all over this V-Mall? Should I buy it or not for the sake of my DSi's safety?

    Also, I will need your assistance as I have other clients who will buy the DSi at my Celtex supplier but hey might also buy teh R4i.
     
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    If the box and card look anything like these then they are legit. As for which hardware revision it is (44 or 81), you can't tell by the box itself.

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    PS. LMAO! R4i is better than AK2i? I hope that store goes out of business.
     
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    that's the one on the right. it is excatly the same or similar. I assure you it has no USB reader just the cart, the cardboard box and the outer box. I can rest easily now that I know it's genuine.

    Can AKAIO have the same menu as the official one which has the MENU-HELP-FIRMWARE VERSION something like that. I dont like using the official firmware to check the hardware revision. I'll bring my AKAIO loaded microSDHC next friday and I will buy one as soon as I go to that store.

    Also I want to prevent the bad batches to avoid getting pwnd by Nintendo just like the other guy who bricked his DSi

    Thanks for the fast reply

    PS: They told me it more advanced than Acekard as I was looking for Acekard 2i at their store. That Celtex is also selling the cheapest DSi so there's a problem. I stayed quietly and left their store.

    Celtex is now selling R4i in favor from Acekard 2i so I was forced to look at other stores.

    Things I should have told the salesladies

    "The R4i has no support and I am one of the people who knows Acekard so well and we have a team dedicate to maintaining the support (paging Smiths and Normatt) so the Acekard is much more advanced than any flashcarts" If I told them that, they might be shocked. Though I should remind myself that Im just a part of this forum and nowhere a member of the AKAIO team. Though I will tell them that in tagalog next time I go visit them. They will get pwnd. lol
     
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    why would a store call an inferior flash cart better than the superior flash cart? i guess that store wanted you to buy the r4 instead.
     
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    they tried to lie to chris, so they could get rid of it faster. shame shame shame [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah it does. Can't you tell the difference by the bump in the middle also?
     

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