Efa linker simple battery change.

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by cannibs420, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. cannibs420
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    cannibs420 Newbie

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    the efa-linker ii aka efa linker simple (jandaman)
    seems to work 100% except the battery is dead, does anyone think that i can just put a battery from any other gba game in there?

    i bought march of penguins for 75cents today, and i think i might give it a go,

    on the other hand
    jandaman wants to send me a new one, which i fear, since manufacturede in 2007, will just be a dead battery as well...

    i just wanna get a sram on the stupid thing for long eenought to migrate pokemon lol

    edit

    well i guess theres no battery inside and game i have? odd..
     
  2. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    You have insufficient posts to view user location.
    It means the game uses flash for saving data, rather than SRAM which requires a battery to power.


    You can do the black tape method for putting in a new battery.
     
  3. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Except GBA games all save using Flash.
    The games with batteries in them are for Real-Time Clock.
     
  4. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    You have insufficient posts to view user location.
    For the first part he mean all games that use flash do not require a battery.

    Games that use SRAM also require the battery or you lose your data without a battery.
     
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