Button/red lights on GC/Wii Memory card??

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by just4747, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. just4747
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    I just bought a cheap 256 MB GC/Wii Memory card on eBay and it works fine and has a 2 red lights and is transparent :-p But there is a small button on one side that makes the other red LED light up instead of the existing on one. Every time you press it, the light switches. What is the button doing and why does it make the red lights switch?? (I'm new to GC memory card, but I don't see a button the official Nintendo ones)

    Here it is: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...N:IT&ih=017
     
  2. Brian117

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    Judging by the pictures on the eBay auction. It says, "2043 blocks + 2043 blocks"...

    I'm thinking the Memory Card has two sections on it that can store different things on.

    So the LED represents which side is activated etc.

    In short terms, it sounds like 2 memory cards in one.

    But don't ask me o.o, That was just a guess.


    EDIT: The dude has an email. Just email them and ask about it.
     
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    Yeah that's exactly what it is.
    I doubt you'll ever fill the first 2043 blocks though, that's quite a lot for save games.
     
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    Hmm is that how all 256 MB GC cards work??

    That would suck if the switching mechanism ever stopped working for some reason...