Best GBA cart?

Discussion in 'GBA - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by khan, Jul 14, 2007.

Jul 14, 2007

Best GBA cart? by khan at 11:35 AM (2,338 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. khan
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    Hi all,

    I have recently ordered GameBoy Micro and would like to know the best & cheapest solution for playing GBA games on Micro.

    Thanks
     


  2. 4saken

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    Get the Ez4 miniSD. It is pretty much the cheapest choice, and it offers one of the highest rates of compatibility
     
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    I agree with 4saken. The EZ-Flash IV mini-SD (flush fitting in regular GBAs and phat DS) is probably the best.
     
  4. khan
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    EZIV MiniSD fits perfectly in Micro?
     
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    I can't say it's the best, but the Fire Linker is the cheapest by far - only ~$20 at http://www.emvee.ca/ shipped, I bought one myself and it works just like it's supposed to, so no complaints.
     
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    Stupid question, I'm sure, but...I'm still relatively new to all this. So, there's nothing DS-specific with the EZ4 card that would cause it to not work with your average GBA (SP, specifically)? I was lookin' to buy a flash cart for my son to use with his GBA, and was about to ask the same question as the TC. I've read that it doesn't have an internal clock. Are there any other considerations for getting this cart for strict GBA use? And is there perhaps another cart that is better, irrespective of price?

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  9. qwertyasdf

    Newcomer qwertyasdf Advanced Member

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    All slot 2 DS cards should work with the GBA no problems, but carts like the EZFlash was designed specifically for the DS Lite (the little hinge that sticks out on the left side of the cart) so I don't know of they will still fit the GBA, as I don't have a GBA here to test it out for you.
     
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    got a G6 in my micro and in my mind the nice menu with icons makes it above the rest.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. khan
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    Can someone please tell of a website that is the cheapest/reliable to buy an EZ-Flash IV MiniSD for Micro in the UK?

    Thanks
     
  12. dexmix

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    I have 2 G6s and i love the menu system. too bad the compatibility sucks. some games don't even boot up.
     
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    agreed.. [​IMG]
     
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    I ordered a EZ4 Mini Sd after reading this topic...

    very nice so far... [​IMG]
     
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    nice, the only thing better for GBA would be an EZ3, but you'd be paying close to twice the price of an EZIV, and your flash memory would be capped.
     
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    gameyeeeah.com
    bamboogaming.com
     
  17. Maikel Steneker

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    Huh? So you're saying that an EZ3 is better than an EZIV? Doesn't IV mean 4? Isn't it strange that the EZ3 would be better than the EZ4?

    Edit: oh, I see, the EZ3 had a internal clock and internal memory. Yeah, for GBA-games it would probably be slightly better.

    If you want internal memory and a clock you can also buy a G6 though.
     
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    its better because of the compatibility. the EZ3 edges out the EZ4 for GBA compatibility. the G6 sucks for compatibility. i should know i have two of them.
     
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    i cant find any places that sell the EZ3 for cheap on some other websites they sell the EZ4 for 36 bucks
     
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    the EZ3 is not cheap. so if price is a concern don't bother with an EZ3. I'll pay just about anything as long as it works well, so i use both EZ3 and EZ4 for gba.
     

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