DS ROM Dumping M3 Real Perfect?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by PettingZoo, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. PettingZoo
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    Ok I've read about dumping ROMs over WiFi, and I'm not so sure I can do that (ima noob). So one day I saw that you could dump using CycloDS Evo and an Ez 3 in 1 but I lost the URL. So I'm wondering, can I dump my ROMs using an M3 Real and the GBA expansion which came with it in the perfect bundle?
     
  2. m3rox

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    You'll have to use your slot-2 cart (the one that goes into your GBA slot, not the one that goes into your NDS slot) to dump the rom, as the software runs from your flash cart.
     
  3. PettingZoo
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    Yeah thats what I'm trying to do, I can remember in the tut I read for it that you load something from the slot-1 that does stuff to the slot-2 then you take the slot-1 out, put your cart that you want to dump in, and then you do something that dumps it. But I want to know how I do it and where I get the stuff to do it.
     
  4. Joe88

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    well the problem with that is there is no where to store the DS rom
    that m3 gba exp pak only has 32MB of ram
    other then that you cant store anything else

    from what Ive read you want to dump roms to a MicroSD card or over wi-fi?
    it might be possible for wi-fi to pull the slot-1 cart out and switch it with a regular cart but im not sure how it would react to this
    you should test it your self
     
  5. PettingZoo
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    Hmm I'm not all that trust worthy with WiFi xD, but maybe because of the small size on the GBA expansion I could dump the ROMs in bits and put them back together somehow?
     
  6. Destructobot

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    With the hardware you've got, wifi is your only option.

    You can dump DS games with a 3-in-1 because the 3-in-1 has NOR flash memory; the rom data is written to the 3-in-1's flash memory, then you turn the DS off and back on so the dumping program can write the data from the 3-in-1 to the slot 1 cart. The M3 GBA expansion only has RAM (which loses its data when the power is turned off), so this method won't work.
     
  7. PettingZoo
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    :K Ok thanks for clearing it up.
     
  8. carterman

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    You can pick up a slot-2 Supercard Rumble for about 11 bucks on DealExtreme, those should work for DS rom dumping (but not playing GBA games)