EFA-LINKER II

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  1. playallday
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    I'm thinking of getting someone I know a EFA-LINKER II (Slot-2 Direct-USB) but I want to know some thing about it...

    1. How easy is the software to use? This is for a kid.
    2. Does it work with all GBA games or just some?
    3. Can you put more then one game at a time on it?
    4. How to the saves work? Can I backup the saves?
    5. Can it play DS ROMs on a flashed DS?
    5. Any better and cheaper card?

    Also I want to try and mod my GBA (not SP), maybe with some lights or something... Any good links?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Shinji

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    1. Software is ok to use. Once you know which buttons to use when, its easy, but its not the easiest.
    2. From what I remember, it has worked with every game I've thrown at it.
    3. Yes you can put more than one game on it at a time, depending on the game size of course.
    4. Saves work just like regular GBA carts. Through the PC software, you can pull the save files and back them up.
    5. DS roms? again, depending on the size, there are not that many interesting games that will fit on it. If you're looking into a cart to play DS games, you should get them a DS flashcart.
    5. For better cheaper DS carts, look into the AceKard2 or the DSTT. For GBA carts, the EZ Flash 4 or something like that. it runs on external flash memory.

    Dont know much about modding the old GBA's >_
     
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  4. raulpica

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    Be warned of a thing if you're thinking of buying it from DealExtreme. It seems they're not selling real EFA-LINKER II, but only large-sized EFA-LINKER I Simple (so no Direct-USB link, but you still have to use the patching software).

    I recall PizzaPasta saying something like that.

    I've got a EFA-LINKER I Simple, it works pretty well, too bad that it doesn't work well on SiS chipsets [​IMG]

    The next one I'm going to get is an EZ-Flash IV miniSD. IIRC, they even have RTC [​IMG]
     
  5. IceRentoraa29

    IceRentoraa29 Don't get in between a kid and his ice cream cone.

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    http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.14792

    This sure looks like a EFA-Linker II to me unless I'm blind (then again it could still be fake regardless [​IMG] )
    And none of the EZ-Flash IVs have RTC, sorry [​IMG]
     
  6. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Sure that "MOST" is strange, anyway.