DsiXL only recognizes the cart 10% of the time.

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by Man18, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Man18
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    Man18 GBAtemp Maniac

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    It takes 5-15 tries to get it to load the Danny Phantom game, any suggestions on how to make it work from boot?
     
  2. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    Paper trick?
     
  3. pcmanrules

    pcmanrules GBAtemp Regular

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    I've found mine almost always works compared to my other DS's. Paper trick should help.
     
  4. gumbyx84

    gumbyx84 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Was your cart bought recently? I got mine in yesterday (HW81) and haven't had any issues on my XL. Was kinda surprised since I see people, like you, still having issues with bad contact.
     
  5. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    Yeah, try the paper trick. It seems like the card slot on the DSiXL is fractionally looser than on other systems, causing problems for the acekard.
     
  6. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    There's a 3rd paper trick in my Acekard guide which may work for the DSi XL, give it a go.

    edit: I see you already have.
     
  7. Man18
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    Man18 GBAtemp Maniac

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    paper trick is a massive fail. the tape trick works perfectly though. im using duct tape and it works like a champ, going from paper, cardstock as well as others it failed a lot.... turns out you can pop it on the back and it works well too.


    [​IMG]
     
  8. gumbyx84

    gumbyx84 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Happy you got it working. Sucks that these cards have such problems. Very happy mine worked without issue. :hoping I didnt just jinks myself:
     
  9. Man18
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    Man18 GBAtemp Maniac

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    the cart worked like 50% of the time on the dsi now that i have the xl i had to do the duct tape mod but thankfully it works perfectly but i may want to find a tape that isnt as soft. i see it coming off over time which wont be a big deal but ya know
     
  10. gumbyx84

    gumbyx84 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    You probably won't find any tape that is "harder". The softness comes from the adhesive.
     
  11. Smiths

    Smiths AKAIO Person of Interest

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    I concur. DSXL takes more tries than DSi.

    Oh well.

    I blame AKAIO. those fuckers can't make an operating system
     
  12. gumbyx84

    gumbyx84 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    You sir (or madam) are an idiot. The problems people have with the XL are related to contact issues, NOT software. Its been talked about 100 times on this forum and most have come to that conclusion.

    Also, until you start making free firmware updates for a cart that has all but been abandoned by its manufacturer (updatet-wise), I suggest your keep your cocky comments to yourself.
     
  13. ShinyLatios

    ShinyLatios Local "That Guy"

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    mine also has problems, just reinsert and try again, and then NEVER take it out, unless you wanna put the SD in your computer!
     
  14. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    LOL.

    You really don't know who Smiths is do you?

    That really is the ultimate fail.
     
  15. naruses

    naruses GBAtemp Regular

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    Exactly
     
  16. kingofgamesgx

    kingofgamesgx Hitokiri Battousai

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    xD that was so funny i fell out of my chair
     
  17. gumbyx84

    gumbyx84 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Anyone going to tell me what I did that was so funny or am I just going to be pissed you are all laughing at me?

    Edit: did my own research. So he has the right to complain. : shrugs: How the heck was I supposed to know he was part of AKAIO project?

    Also, I'm a programmer by hobby, education, and now profession. I get pissed when people attack the developers, so when I see it happen I kinda snap.
     
  18. Smiths

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    it's okay.

    that was awesome though.

    good on you to reply back though [​IMG]
     
  19. Man18
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    im looking into medical tape it isnt as soft
     
  20. gumbyx84

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    Didn't even think of medical tape. You might have to do multiple layers to get the thickness right though. Still recommend putting a piece of cardstock under the tape to "pad" it.