DS Iplayer Compatible with Evolution?

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  1. Matthew
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    I found this on the Chinese SuperCard Forum as its in Chinese I was relying on Google Translate:

    Does anyone have a better translation as it seems to me that the Iplayer will support the new Evolution Firmware.

    I may be completely wrong.
     


  2. House Spider

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    If it does i'm not getting a SCDS2.
     
  3. korg

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    the chinese does say that. was this posted by an official developer or mod? do u have a link?
     
  4. Rayder

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    I just wonder though.....a cart with the iPlayer chip in it would just have to eat the batteries like nobody's business.

    I remember how the CycloDS was before they added battery saver mode compared to my old original R4. I got like half the battery life out of the Cyclo.....once they added battery saver though, the battery life became comparable to the R4.
     
  5. Normmatt

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    The build of EOS i have doesnt run on my iplayer.
     
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    Reportedly, when the extra hardware isn't in use, it's off and not consuming any extra battery power. I can't confirm this myself, but from what I've read of those who've tested it out on this forum...
     
  7. niu

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    SC DSTWO also have power-saving mode, but can be expected, the card will still eat battery than any other card.

    EOS is currently mainly DSone/SDHC/i
    Guess DSTWO will use a different EOS

    In fact I am not optimistic about DSTWO
     
  8. cornaljoe

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    Is it available already? I think this is talking about the DS2 version of EOS. I figured the iPlayer would be compatible with EOS. If not someone was probably going to try to hack it to work. I can't wait to try it out as my iPlayer is sleeping in it's case atm.
     
  9. DanTheManMS

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    That would be an interesting idea. Unfortunately I don't think any of the people who got the beta Evolution OS have an iPlayer to test it with at the moment.
     
  10. raulpica

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    I'm skeptical. Sounds more like a Google Translate fail.

    I'm pretty certain they wouldn't go and lose DSTWO sales like that. After all, if it is the same hardware, people would just go for an iPlayer, and they would lose a lot of money. Also the whole aim of the iPlayer was not having commercial ROM support.

    I don't see this as happening.
     
  11. cornaljoe

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    The iPlayer was probably a marketing strategy by the Supercard Team to see if actually making the DS2 (mainly developing EOS) would be cost effective. They also could use it as a way to increase sells. People who got an iPlayer wanted ROM support and would probably jump all over the DS2 because it has what the iPlayer doesn't. I could be way off base with this, but it's becoming more evident over time. Guess time will tell. /conspiracy theory #1345662
     
  12. how_do_i_do_that

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    You have insufficient posts to view location.
    You would probably have to hack the bootstrap to load the evo firmware like the SCDS2 would in this case, other than that we will not know until they release it with firmware for someone to compare before they can make such a statement that it can or can not use.
     
  13. sadak5

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    As far as I read in the official English forums, is more like the GBA emulator for the Iplayer is compatible with the EOS. And yes, it appears the IPlayer was a marketing test for the SCDSTWO
     
  14. Jakob95

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    PharaohVizier has the beta firmware and has a iPlayer
     
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    ask it to him if he would!
     
  16. Normmatt

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    I posted above that it doesnt fucking work, can't you fuckers read?
     
  17. Jakob95

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    It seems that most members ignore your posts. You tell us that AKAIO isn't dead but people still post is AKAIO dead.
     
  18. how_do_i_do_that

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    You have insufficient posts to view location.
    This isn't a very technical thread on loading the SCDS2 firmware on the iPlayer, it is mostly speculation and posturing on maybes. That is why your ignored.
     
  19. cornaljoe

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    Lol, I was thinking that when I saw that post but didn't comment. If I'm not mistaken I believe the current betas only work on DS1 not DS2.
     
  20. Uncle FEFL

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    Where did you get the EOS from?