DSTwo Card Issue, Card Not Appearing On 3DS

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  1. Zyfux
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    I recently noticed that my DSTwo card has stopped working, it does not appear when i plug it in.
    Now I have a DS & DSI & it appears fine on them & works correctly.

    I haven't used it in awhile, but no changes were made to it since it was last working on my 3DS XL, so I'm really stumped as to the issue.
    I have tried the regular stuff, properly formatting the card using SDFormatter, re-inserting the card multiple times, reinstalled & updating the core files on it. Nothing seems to work.

    My 3DS XL is firmware 4.4
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    I also have a second DS flash card, which does appear & works correctly still, but lacks the features & quality that the DSTwo card provides (basic wood firmware)

    Has anyone experienced issues lately with their card not appearing?
    Im very frustrated & the support at the DSTwo website did not help at all.
    I've searched & tried the common soultions & I'm still stuck with a card that refuses to work on my 3DS XL

    Any help or advice is appreciated greatly
     
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  2. Patxinco

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    Update the firmware of the DSTwo card, must be outdated, check it in their downloads section.
     
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    try it in another 3ds/2ds or even ds/dsi/lite it sounds like a contact issue as something would still show up if the card needed updating

    if the card works then you need to open it and place a small peace of paper or get an old pokemon magic ect card and cut a peace the size of the as the connective part of the flashcard put it behind the connective part of the flashcard and close it then it should work
     
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    I've done that, it has not changed anything, its up to date.

    I said in my post that I had tried a ds & dsi & they work fine, the card works fine in them
     
  5. Rj.MoG

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    Put paper inside your DSTwo. 3ds cart slot is a different width.
     
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    Paper inside? Between the 3DS slot & the card?
    Is there a thread or something that shows the steps for this?

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    I dont get it, i have to place something inside the card, because for whatever reason it no longer connects in a 3DS slot, but works fine in a DS/DSI slot. You know everyone said this card was the best one, and now after a month of not even using it, suddenly its not working. So much for being a good card.
     
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  7. Rj.MoG

    Rj.MoG GBAtemp Regular

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    The card is designed for the DS cart slot. Not the 3ds cart slot. Put a small folded piece of paper inside the cart itself so the contacts press against the 3ds contacts and you'll never have this issue again.
     
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    Alright thanks I'll give it a shot.
     
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    Yeah the so called paper trick didn't do anything, multiple tries with varying paper thickness resulted in no changes.
    I just don't care anymore.
    I'll just use it on my DSi.
    As far as Im concerned the supercard people make a garbage tier card in terms of build quality, but I guess thats true for most flash card makers.
     
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    Rj.MoG GBAtemp Regular

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    It really is high quality inside and out. If you have a defective unit just email them. You have a pretty lengthy warranty and they'll replace it fast.
     
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    Is this the correct email by which to contact them? sales@supercard.sc
     
  12. Rj.MoG

    Rj.MoG GBAtemp Regular

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    Yes it is, I've had good experiences with them in the past. Both times I had to get a replacement it took about a week. (this is out of several dozen cards mind you)
     
  13. evandixon

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    Try cleaning the contacts on both the DSTWO and the MicroSD.
     
  14. Zyfux
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    Thank you very much, I will contact them & see how it goes.
     
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    I have found that the DSTWO is a bit finicky with the New 3DS XL. I've had the best luck with pushing the left corner of the cart into the cartridge slot and retrying/rebooting until it works. It's not a flawless solution, but I do have moderately good success. My DSTWO has been a very good cart since I was using it on my DS Lite. I've continued using it with my OG 3DS and New 3DS XL without much issues. I hope this helps.