DS Iplayer

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by altorn, Aug 22, 2009.

Aug 22, 2009

DS Iplayer by altorn at 12:21 PM (1,034 Views / 0 Likes) 4 replies

  1. altorn
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    I see there isn't a good topic about this "flashcart" yet..

    Did anyone buy this yet?
    I have one and it kinda disappoints me. I think its been
    released too early...

    No folder organization in the firmware, a bit slow reading
    cards of class 4 and class 6..

    Can't play some mov files of mine.
    Slows down playback on many videos i have..

    Some music files play in slow play too...
    Anyone else who have experience with this cart?
     
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    I don't have one but I was thinking about getting one but couldn't find much info on them...I think it's a bit expensive and if what you're saying is the truth I'm not too sure I want one for the price.
     
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    yeah I reviewed one its in my Signature [​IMG]

    make sure you have the files in the correct folders and do not make the folders yourself let the card create music and video folders itself and use them from then on otherwise you get all sorts of issues!

    sometimes renaming the file extension to .avi of some video files can help it was an odd discovery I found when messing with the iplayer trying to get it to play some MP4 video files a bit better that were lagging and stuttering the rename of the extension cured it at least for me it did [​IMG]

    re music it could be down to the bitrate or even the file name being too long what formats where they in!? The best formats were mp3 and wma when I tested [​IMG]

    deal extreme sell them a bit cheaper than most places but be prepared to wait a long time for delivery!
     
  4. altorn
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    @ca_michellebach,

    why would i post something untrue?
    it is what i experienced with my cart. and
    as a casual multimedia user, it is not satisfying.... [​IMG]


    ordered mine at consolesource, arrived in 3days but 20 more expensive. (better than paying 20 EMS for 2weeks delivery time from DX)

    anyway, yeah, i kinda have folders INSIDE the MUSIC folders to keep things organized... but the
    current methods in playing mp3s isn't quite useful unlike the PSP..

    i have mostly mp3s but i think the bitrate is the problem with some...
    (the tempcasts from GBATEMP, some slow down while i play them)

    so for example i wanna watch a MOV file i could rename the extension and have it playing??
    Nice... Thanks!
     
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    could be an issue with playing files in folder that are in other folders ie a folder depth issue with track reading?! try putting them in the main folders and try again ...it may or may not make a difference [​IMG]


    re: .mov files its worth a try ... I found it made an improvement with MP4 files (mp4 is not one of the listed/supported formats) but large files still ran into a few issues such as ones 200mb or larger still lagged or stuttered occasionally a solution would be to cut it into manageable chunks maby or just get it as AVI ..I found AVI format was the best for playback without conversion handling 1gb files with no issue at all [​IMG]

    Sure it has its problems but for watching downloaded web video such as FLV files and RMBV video files its a good player [​IMG]

    I'm sure with future updates of the software it will get better in time!

    What you have to remember at the end of the day its not designed to replace a fully functional portable media player its for your DS/DSi (note does not work on version 1.4 DSi firmware)

    The PSP has a much faster processor so it can play stuff more smoothly with less problems
     

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