Advice on Choice of FlashCart: GBA Micro

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by CoyoteFey, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. CoyoteFey
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    Still have the old thing. Great shape and I miss using it. I spend most of my time away from home and would prefer not to lug all my games around with me. I'm looking for a flashcart that supports GB-GBA specifically. Stability and save support would be great. Region-free and capable of playing mp3 files. An image viewer would be nice to have as well. Problem is, I've not been involved in the handheld hacking scene for a good ten years nor have I paid much attention to it aside from the Vita which I will be discussing my plans/questions in another thread. If anyone knows of a particular model and can recommend a vendor then that would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. cvskid

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    Gameboy Advance Micro can't play gb/gbc games natively so you would have to emulate those using Goomba Color emnulator for gba using a flashcart. As far as a gba flashcart goes you might want to wait for the release of Krikzz Everdrive GBA. If you feel like you can't wait for the release of that flash cart then you can try the Ez-Flash IV MicroSD.

    http://www.ezflash.cn/dealers/
     
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    Any time estimation when the better may be released? What makes it better as well?
     
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    No release date at this time has been mentioned as it is still being worked on. One feature that will most likely that it will have is RTC/real time clock support using battery saves which makes it the only gba flash cart with it so you won't have to run patched versions of games like pokemon. There is a everdrive forum that you can check out and also some videos showing the progress of the everdrive gba.

     
  5. Monty Kensicle

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    F#$% ninja! Best option right now is an EZ-Flash. I have one and it's pretty easy to use. Be careful with the Pokemon games though, the patching software doesn't recognize the quick saving that happens in link trades and if you don't save properly after a trade it'll wipe your save.
     
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    Yeah, but the keywords are "right now", if you can't wait. It's a good flashcart though.
     
  7. Monty Kensicle

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    OP can always resell it or give it to a friend after the Everdrive comes out. That's my plan anyway.
     
  8. cvskid

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    True, that would make sense so you can get your money back off of it by reselling it or doing what you want with it.