can this site be trusted?

Discussion in 'Online Stores and Purchases' started by XenoKal, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. XenoKal
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    I took a gander at your shop and saw this one that looked like a steal. 2.70 for an r4 revolution.
    I have a few questions about the dealer:

    1: do they sell the OFFICIAL R4 REVOLUTION that is compatible with R4 Wood?
    2: Has anyone ever purchased one from this distributor.
    3: Really never trusted the Chinese when it comes to delivery ( only food *yum*), are they reliable?

    I obtained an R4 but to my dismay it was a Clone and now I'm sad.
    This is the site with the sweet deal can someone help me out?
    Source: http://www.ilover4i.com/r4ds-revolution-fo...ndsl-p-180.html
     


  2. raiderscrusade

    raiderscrusade GBAtemp Fan

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    I guess you could pay with PayPal and be safer that way..

    Honestly, I have never heard of the site, their deals do look good though.

    If you do go forward with the purchase, let us all know when you get it if it is original [​IMG]
     
  3. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    I would check out lightake.com
    IIRC they have the same deals, but you can be sure to trust them.
     
  4. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    Yeah, I suggest Lightake. They're a really good site, and they're only charging 10 cents more than that site you linked to.
     
  5. XenoKal
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    XenoKal Newbie

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    Thank You for your response I really appreciate your help you guys are awesome
     
  6. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Any site that specifically names itself after an R4 clone looks to be a site that's just picking up on the craze, not one that's serious about delivering a good product.
     
  7. JustIvan

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    Hi. Im new here

    Just want to ask more on trusted websites.
    I see that lightake has some good reviews but they are not selling the R4i im looking for.. Im looking for this : http://www.cool2deal.com/r4isdhc-3ds-card-...kage-p-167.html

    Is R4i-sdhc 3ds card and R4 3D Upgrade Revolution the same??

    Next is can i trust this site "cool2deal"?? any1 order from here before?? If not can some1 advise me where to buy R4i-sdhc 3ds card??

    Sorry for the question if they have been repeated..

    Thanks in advance
     
  8. linuxGuru

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  9. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    Away from you.
    Also, don't get an R4 clone, you'll regret it later.
     
  10. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    I bought some shit at ndscardsale (google it)

    It was an r4 and a 2gb microsd

    It was a 1:1 clone (r4 compatible), about $2 and the card was about $7 all in all, I paid $10 in paypal.

    It was arrived here after about 3 weeks

    inside was the r4 (no card reader) and the microsd, which to my surprise, is a 4gb microsd. [​IMG] they must have mixed up or something, anyway, I got lucky. [​IMG]
     
  11. JustIvan

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    Im at 0shippingzone im lost with which 3DS card shld i get. pls advise
    1.Acekard 2i
    2.M3i Zero
    3.R4i Gold (3DS) for DSl,DSi,DSi XL,LL (www.r4ids.cn)
    4.R4 3D Upgrade Revolution



    Anymore advise??
     
  12. Zorua

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    Supercard DSTWO.

    If you don't want emulators and some extra functionality, acekard should be fine.
     
  13. coolness

    coolness PSN: Dutch_DarkLord

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    people complaining that they never got there flashcard from Lightake
     
  14. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    That was during Christmas time and the problem wasn't just lightake.com. I've ordered a few times from Lightake.com during the last 6 months and the products have been in my hand in around 2-3 weeks (incl. Christmas time) of which the delay was because of Hong Kong post not sending the stuff to my country. I'd imagine they wait for a certain amount of packages before they put them on the plane.

    @OP:
    All in all considering different shops, my recommendation is the following: If you want a certain product, go for a shop that has been around for a while. A shop selling only flashcarts isn't necessarily a bad thing, but usually they can't manage with only flashcarts. Also as mentioned before, a site which is named after a clone card, isn't necessarily the best considering support/refunds if you have problems with your product.

    Considering shipping times, think about the following: There isn't a thing called "Free shipping". Shipping costs at least a few cents and this is a fact, otherwise it'd be a free service for everyone. If you pay about $3 for a product, you can be sure that the shipping method used will not be a courier from UPS/FEDEX who'll call you when the package has arrived. Keep this in mind when considering shipping times, especially when ordering from China/Asia in general, if you live in the States or the EU.


    -Qtis
     
  15. Rydian

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    You can often find the original R4 hardware for a few bucks because it's old and cheap.
     
  16. coolness

    coolness PSN: Dutch_DarkLord

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    Rotterdam Bitches!!
    okey
     
  17. JustIvan

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    A big thanks to all your advise guys. I have decided to go with R4 3D Upgrade Revolution from lightake. I have 1 last question. The R4 lightake sells are they authentic or just clones??
     
  18. Rydian

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    That's a clone.

    Why did you get that?

    Nobody told you to get that one, because it's a clone.
     
  19. Lilith Valentine

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    Please don't buy that card! Buy a good clone, like the R4iDSN
     
  20. JustIvan

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    My bad.. the R4iDSN is sold out on lightake.. shld i go for http://www.lightake.com/detail.do/sku.R4i_...i_NDSi_XL-33231 ???