Best GBA Flashcart for DS Lite?

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  1. wilddenim
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    I'm looking for a good Flashcart so I can play GBA games obiviously. Preferable with MicroSD. If I buy 2gb how many GBA games would fit this card?

    So which is best for me?

    Thanks. [​IMG]
     


  2. Another World

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    i picked up a m3 lite flash kit. runs all my gba and nds homebrew. if you have a slot1 flash kit you should instead look into the ez 3-in-1 if gba is all you want. i also have a 3-in-1 and use it for gba and gba homebrew.

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  3. Urza

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    On average, probably about 150 ROMs.
     
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    I would probably say 3-in-1.

    Just don't do waht I did and get the EZ4 Compact, thinking that it would be just like a regular EZ4 at the price of the 3-in-1. Its not [​IMG]
     
  5. Narin

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    I personally have a 3in1 and have had no problems with it. It also has a RAM and rumble extension so you don't need to constant switch out the flashcard to use RAM/Rumble packs and such.
     
  6. wilddenim
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    Sound like 3 in 1 is a popular choice.


    Cheapest place to get that?

    Yup, I considered EZ4 but luckily I discovered it was very limited. Sorry for you. [​IMG]
     
  7. Jack-Of-Trades

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    Yeah 3-in-1's are good [​IMG]

    Cheapest Place Dealextreme.com

    Break Down

    Ez-Flash-IV (Phat)
    The standard EZ4 Cart
    16MB Of PSRAM
    32MB Of Nor
    MiniSD

    EZ-Flash-IV Lite
    16MB Of PSRAM
    32MB Of Nor
    MicroSD

    EZ-Flash-IV Lite Compact
    Can Not play many gba games at all if any
    NDS support only mainly
    MicroSD


    EZ-Flash-IV Lite DELUX (the card you want)
    32MB Of PSRAM
    64MB Of Nor
     
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  9. wilddenim
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    Hmm I'm not an expert on numbers but what's the different between IV Lite and IV Lite DELUX?

    Thanks for the information - very helpful! [​IMG]
     
  10. Minox

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    To play a 32MB Gba-game on the EZ Flash IV Lite you'd have to flash the rom to Norflash. This process takes several minutes, but when the game is flashed to Norflash it stays there until it's deleted by the user. After a Gba-game is flashed to Norflash you can start it almost instantly. All Gba-games that's up to 16MB can be loaded into PSRAM instead which is much faster than flashing to Norflash, but the games'll have to be loaded into PSRAM everytime after you've resetted/powered down your DS when you want to play.

    The EZ Flash IV Lite Deluxe can play 32MB Gba-games by loading them into the PSRAM instead of having it flashed to Norflash. You also have the choice to flash gba-games to Norflash.
     
  11. wilddenim
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    Ahhhh I see. Thanks for explaining.

    Just had a look on DealExtreme - Delux is no there?
     
  12. Jack-Of-Trades

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    No unfortinatly DX doesn't have the deluxe model [​IMG]

    But realhotstuff.com does (about $45)

    EZ-IV Lite Deluxe
     
  13. wilddenim
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    Hmm.. £23. That's not too bad... Seeing I wouldn't use GBA often as I do with my CycloDS.

    Thanks for the link - bookmarked! [​IMG]
     
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    The delivery for EZFlash to UK on RealHotStuff is $38 so it's a rip off. [​IMG]

    Any another website that sell cheap EZflash and delivery cheap? Yeah, I'm poor [​IMG]

    Does EZFlash 3 in 1 on Dealextreme use microSD? It look like it doesn't...
     
  15. trikon000

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    dealextreme is cheap. just don't expect delivery to be fast.

    for the deluxe version you want gameyeeeah, same thing with the delivery with them.
     
  16. Another World

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    the ez 3-in-1 expansion kit does not use any external memory storage device. it uses 16 megs of onboard psram and 32 megs of nor ram. i picked mine up off of DX for only 19 and some change with free shipping. just make sure your slot1 flash kit is compatable with rudolphs tools or you won't be able to use them to flash gba roms over to the 3-in-1. unless you own a slot1 that already supports the 3-in-1, which some do.

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  17. Another World

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    if you pay for DSL you will get it in 3 days. if you go with air shipping (same as DX's free) you will get it in about 10-15 days.

    -another world
     
  18. wilddenim
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    I can't find Deluxe on gameyeeah...
     
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    looks like they haven't finished putting things back up on the site. you will probably have to wait, they do the updates on the weekend.
     
  20. kevenka

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    So...the best one is EZ flash deluxe? How does the supercard compare to that with GBA compatibilities? Also, does anyone happen to know if there is an onboard timer thing(The thing that causes the pokemon games emerald and saphire to continuously say "the battery is leaking" b/c there actually isn't any that the game can read) Sorry if the last question is too confusing but I don't know how to put it in a better way.
    Thanks for all replies.
    Kevin