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    Okay so recently i been looking into restoring backup saves onto my ds carts of pokemon & realize that EZ-Flash is pretty much your go-to cart for this however i was wondering if there's alternate carts that do same thing but cheaper cause EZ-flash is rather pricey especially for a used one.
     
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    I am assuming your referring to the EZ-Flash 3in1.

    EZ-Flash is the flashcart maker's name and brand. As to the fact that there are a few different models, it is best you specify what exact device you are talking about. Nobody here is a mindreader.

    The 3in1 been around for well over a decade and had a $20 price point for the majority of that time. It is only recently that it is no longer being manufactured, that the price has gone up to $30 or higher and the sellers of the 3in1 have been dwindling down. If you consider 20-30 bucks "pricey", you might as well sell off your stuff and move on to something else like a 3DS.
    If you want to buy it from another user on this site, your going to have to meet the requirements for the trading section.
     
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    3in1 isn't around anymore so it's easy to assume he means one of the GBA flashcarts such as the Reform or Omega models.
     
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    Just because it is not sold anymore, it doesn't mean that it is no longer sold.

    Example of the 3in1 still being sold: https://www.shop01media.com/en/Nint...-GBA-Expansion-Pack-NDS-Lite-flash-cart-white

    That is why I said that the number of vendors is dwindling down.


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    If you live in the US, be aware the shipping for this site will run you somewhere around 30 bucks. If you buy anything from this site, it should be a sizeable purchase to offset the shipping costs.
     
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    Okay so did more digging around & was wondering if the Supercard Flash Card Mini (the purple gba with boba fett) can do the same thing as flash cart i mention before?
     
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    That flashcart requires you to patch GBA games just to make them work, even then it can't play every single game. The lifespan of that flashcart varies as well. Overall it's pretty clunky and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone unless they are a collector such as myself.
     
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    Yeah i but don't plan on playing gba games on it but to restore/backup ds save files & need to know if it's reliable for that reason alone.
     
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    I do not think that flashcart backs up DS game saves, could be wrong though.
     
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    The card should be able to do that (if you boot it in DS mode via passme/ds flashcart). But you have to keep in mind that it's 2007 tech, so you may have to do manual DLDI patches etc.
     
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    how so?
     
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