Best place to buy a gameboy micro

Discussion in 'GBA - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Y-2-K, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Y-2-K

    Y-2-K Member

    Sep 12, 2009
    United States
    Where is the best place to buy a gameboy micro at? I want either the black one or the Famicom. I want it new and not over priced.

    What would be the best flash card to use for it. Not playing pokemon games just normal games like FFTA and Golden Sun 1 + 2.
  2. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

    Former Staff
    Apr 4, 2006
    Regarding the flashcard, since you couldn't be bothered to read any of the several (dozen) threads below this one, the best one is the EZ Flash IV Deluxe.
  3. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

    Mar 2, 2009
    United States
    I agree excellent gba card. I have one and it works perfectly in micro.
  4. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    You can probably find a new one at Amazon, I'm assuming. Although I think Micros are harder to come by than GBA SD or the original version. I'd stick the SD, that's what I use.

    Off topic, but is it called an SD? My brain's been farting while writing this so I could be screwing up.
  5. matt4tehlulz1337

    matt4tehlulz1337 Member

    Sep 21, 2009
    United States
    chesterfield michigan
    well, i got my ez flash 4 on dealextream and it was not too expensive, regarding where to find the micro look on ebay,
  6. TM2-Megatron

    TM2-Megatron Predacon Commander

    Feb 10, 2009
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    If you just want the Micro for its screen, I'd go with the second (backlit) GBASP model, instead. Same screen as the Micro, only bigger.

    From a quick eBay search, it would seem the Famicom/20th Anniversary style is quite pricey, used or new... but especially new, heh. So glad I picked one of these up back when they were in stores; found mine at a Zellers for $50, lol. I love the 20th Anniversary GBMicro, personally... it has a great look to it.
  7. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

    Mar 22, 2008
    Side 7
    I got a black GBM practically new for 50AU! Plus an accessory kit off eBay. Was well worth it.
  8. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

    Jun 23, 2009
    I recently sold a new GBA Micro Famicom ed. on Ebay for US$100 (I bought a couple when they were cheap on PlayAsia). So if you are not willing to pay close to that, you might be priced out of the market... No one is going to give one away to you for less than the going rate...
  9. lord0fshred

    lord0fshred GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 10, 2009
    United States
    My House
    ask your gaming friends. i randomly brought up the topic and one of my friends happened to have one at their disposal and sold it to me for 10 dollars.
  10. Nollie

    Nollie Member

    Jul 31, 2006
    Few months ago I was lucky enough to find a pretty much as-new Pink GBMicro for £12 incl. P&P which I still play on. I Googled 'Gameboy Micro for sale forum' and found the bargain on a UK based electronics site. However my faceplate is a little scratched now and I cannot find ANYWHERE which has a replacement.

    At the time I purchased a Supercard Micro-SD from DX but unfortunately it broke after less than a day, it wasn't being recognised by anything.

    As a replacement I bought the EZ-Flash IV which takes Mini-SD's. I used a Micro -> Mini SD adapter and it is fantastic. Hard to fault. It is easy to use and skinnable.
  11. gtmtnbiker

    gtmtnbiker GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 16, 2008
    United States
    You can buy a charger for $4 from DealExtreme. That's what I did when I bought my first GBM for $20 when the seller didn't have a charger. The next one I got from GameStop for $30. You can still buy new face plates from Nintendo's website.
  12. ietcetera

    ietcetera Newbie

    Nov 10, 2009
    United States
    bro. i just created an account to answer this haha.

    i live in California, USA.

    I got me a famicom gameboy micro at gamestop yesterday for 69.99 brand new.

    they had a used one for 29.99 black.

    i called hella gamestops and they all didnt have any. and they changed the SKU? for it because they dont carry its harder for them to do a "Search" and tell u of nearby gamestops that might have em.

    they log them into their registry as just gameboy advances...or something.

    but yeha. i found mine just yesterday. have u had any luck? trust me. the famicom version is worth waiting for.

    the mother 3 version looks cool too.
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