Exclusive M3 DS REAL Review by AhTin

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Sep 24, 2007
  1. ahtin
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    Something before review

    First, thanks for M3 Team send me the M3DS Real before public, what I have get is a retail version, I know lots of people want to know what have changed at the M3DS REAL, Let me show you some pictures and explain how special for the M3DS REAL, M3DS REAL is same as G6DS REAL, which using REAL technolgy developed by Gbalpha Company, and this time M3DS REAL with a SDHC Supported.

    At China, M3DS REAL (M3DSR) have different package, maybe everone should wait for official announce, but let me told you, there will be thre more product together with M3DSR, Rumble pak, Ram and Rumble Pak, GBA Exp Pak, Rumble Pak is similar with the origianl one, Ram and Rumble Pak need patch at the slot 1 side, GBA Pak is for GBA and Browser use, support both cheat and softreset function

    Its look similar to other brand? so I think you may care about the price, M3DSR will priceing same level with M3DSS and the slot 2 device also will be come with a low price, I think they want to have their own NDSL solution this time.

    P.S.: The price information only for China. No information for USA/EUROPE/JAPAN/Hong Kong/Taiwan

    Outlook

    It have a stick which is a movie service at China

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    Back side have their features

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    We can see there will be M3DSR + Rumble Pack option at the box

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    Total package have M3DSR, Case, Card Reader, CD Driver, Manueal and a Rumble Pack

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    One more picture, this time we can know that the case have a extra space for your microSD card

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    Front side M3DSR

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    Back side M3DSR Its have spring, srping will only at REAL from today , M3DSS will not spring anymore

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    Rumble Card

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    Back side Rumble Card

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    Lets have a family Photo

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    M3DSR at NDSL 1

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    M3DSR at NDSL 2

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    Rumble Pak at NDSL 1

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    Rumble Pak at NDSL 2

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    Rumble Pak can read as DS Option Pak at NDSL

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    interface

    Main menu

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    The lower screen show - Game, My Card, Passcard, Meida, PDA, Setting, GBA

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    Skin can be DIY, One more thing is our site www.hacken.cc will together with Gbalpha hold a official skin competition and of course the price will be a M3DSR, remember last time we have 10 pcs R4 for ten winner?

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    Press the Game Icon, you can see the game menu

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    You can set cheat code, softreset, slow motion, slow motion level here

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    Set your Cheat Code here

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    When you are the first time playing, Save file auto creat as 512k

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    Media Exp Mode, same as the slot 2 solution

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    You can download from Gbalpha or convert yourself, of course moonshell file also compatiable

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    PDA Function

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    May be your cellphone already have, but now you can use it at the NDSL

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    Dictionary

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    GBA

    We need GBA Exp Card for GBA Function. but U not need to buy a new one if you already have M3/G6 slot 2 product, they can downward support M3/G6, because no GBA Exp Pak on my hand now, I will write another review when I get it

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    You need a slot 2 for Linage with NDS game

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    SDHC

    I have no money for buying a SDHC, so I ask my freind do it for me

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    most of the old card reader cant read SDHC card, if you buy a Sandisk product, you can get a card reader free, if you are still using the card reader come from R4/M3DSS, I think you should may a new card reader.

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    4G SDHC, You can watch movie for a fews days non-stop

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    Its Crazy, its store too much game one time [​IMG]

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    You can play games with SDHC now, its different with Slot 2 M3 product, slot 2 M3 only support SDHC for movie/music

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    Passme function

    No more microSD needed this time, Press B when you turn the DS on will ditrect go to NDS mode for slot 2, Press SELECT when DS on can go into GBA mode for Slot 2

    Of course you can use passme function after entering M3DSR menu too

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    NDS

    I have try 3 type of MicrSD card, one is come from my Nokia mobile no brand name 1G, one is Sandisk 1G, one is kingston made in Japan 2G, they all run Akumajou Dracula and Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan! PERFECT, no lag, no hang, We should now know M3DSR can use any microSD card without problem You can press START very often at Akumajou Dracula - Gallery Of Labyrinth now, but of course if your MicroSD really very poor qualitity, I think there may be a problem for Akumajou Dracula

    Below is some of the game I have tested which over 15mins and run perfect without any saving problem

    0083 - Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan!
    0094 - Akumajou Dracula - Aoitsuki no Juujika
    0228 - Mario Kart DS
    0252 - Mario & Luigi RPG 2x2
    0442 - New Super Mario Bros
    0524 - Final Fantasy III
    0577 - Pokemon - Pearl
    0655 - Elite Beat Agents
    0676 - Akumajou Dracula - Gallery Of Labyrinth
    0761 - Ryuusei No Rockman - Pegasus
    0826 - Sangokushi Taisen DS
    0982 - Shin Sangoku Musou DS - Fighters Battle
    0993 - Gyakuten Saiban 4
    1009 - Nodame Cantabile
    1018 - Final Fantasy XII - Revenant Wings
    1081 - Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu Tatakae Ouendan 2
    1158 - The Legend of Zelda - Mugen no Sunadokei
    1186 - Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn! DS - Frame Rumble Mukuro Kyoushuu!
    1191 - Dokidoki Majo Shinpan!
    1192 - Sakasete! Chibi-Robo!
    1211 - Rockman ZX - Advent
    1240 - Subarashiki Kono Sekai - It's a Wonderful World
    1241 - Touch! Bomberman Land - Star Bomber's Miracle World
    1285 - SD Gundam G Generation - Cross Drive
    1336 - Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates
    1363 - Summon Night - Twin Edge - Seireitachi no Kyoumei
    1375 - One Piece Gearspirit
    1399 - Pokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Yami no Tankentai
    1402 - Pokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Toki no Tankentai
    1413 - Taiko no Tatsujin DS - Touch de Dokodon! bge
    1430 - Theta
    1434 - My Sims

    Download Play

    Official 100% Download Play, is that true this time?? Let me show you how the famous fail download Play Game Yoshi Touch & Go and Mario Hoops 3 on 3 now

    You will see a DL-PLAY icon near the start button, choose this when you want to play the game have RSA problem, it will make your download play perfect, and now you can play without flashed NDSL

    Of course, if the game no RSA problem, you can press start to start your download play like Mario Kart DS

    Testing 0003 - Yoshi Touch & Go (US)?Success

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    Teseing 0559 - Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (US)?Success

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    Conclusion

    I am so sorry that becaues I dont play Pokemon, so that I cant test with Wii and I know someone will test it later, so wait for others or let me find some instruction for Wii and I will do it for everybody later.

    Due to no GBA Exp card this time, Gba testing will be next time

    M3DSR suppport DLDI auto patch, I have test some, its work, I know ffsky@NDSBBS will test it these days, I will FWD his REVIEW later

    Q & A (for Hong Kong user)

    Q: M3DSR come with white case?
    A: White case for Chinese version, Black case for English version

    P.S: I know HK User love using Black case, so I have request for black case in Hong Kong, they are thinking abt. this, but at the first release M3DSR must be at white color

    Q: When M3DSR public?
    A: Official date for Chinese version is the end of Sep, so you may see it at shop tomorrow or next week

    Finish

    P.S.: No english verison information now, I will post it out when I get a English M3DSR [​IMG]
     


  2. flai

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    So what is it? The new M3? It just looks like the horrible G6 Real GUI.
     
  3. Maikel Steneker

    Member Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    Oh, another M3 Slot-2 cart... I see it includes a Rumble Pak.

    I wonder what it's like. The M3 Simply is nearly perfect. They could add MicroSDHC support, but other from that a new firmware can solve all problems.
     
  4. flai

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    I'm not going to even consider buying it based on the GUI alone.
     
  5. rhyguy

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    how can they have rumble in that ds card?
     
  6. Maikel Steneker

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    Huh? I guess they just add a Slot-2 rumble pak, right? Otherwise it would be really awesome!~
     
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    i see... would the slot 2 rumble thing be also capable of playing gba games and acting as ram?


    and this is more of a pictures thread, not a review
     
  8. WeaponXxX

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    My guess is the M3 Simply patches games which is why it does not work with Wii connectivity The M3Real will probably act like the G6Real doesn't patch at all.

    So if your looking for a product that you don't have to patch and that has external memory and you like the G6/M3 brand then this is a new option. I love the company and am very happy with all their purchases so this may definitely be a card I'll consider picking up. By getting a card that doesn't require patching...well that means you don't have to wait for a software update to play the latest games...well thats the theory anyway.
     
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    Lol Looks really ugly.
     
  10. Maikel Steneker

    Member Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    Huh? Did I miss something? Doesn't the G6 Real patch at all? So that means... No incompatible games? Is it even possible to run DS roms without patching? *searches for G6 Real review on GBAtemp to read more about this*

    If I had known that I would already have bought a G6 Real!
     
  11. ahtin
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    Updating......... [​IMG]

    please wait for finish everybody.... :'(
     
  12. Maikel Steneker

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    It seems like there is Rumble and GBA support though the Slot-2 cart (I just translated it a bit using systranbox.com). I looks like I was right [​IMG]
     
  13. flai

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    It seems also like you can load GBA games through the NDS menu. My guess is that it dumps the ROMS to the Slot 2 device's RAM and boots into GBA mode. Either that or they've figured out how to run GBA roms in DS mode...
     
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    Member pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    flai, no they're too lazy to do stuff on their own.... they just keep copying code, like the do with Moonshell and ohter stuff.
     
  15. Maikel Steneker

    Member Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    I'm guessing that it uses the RAM of the Slot-2 cart that is included with it. Hopefully it works using the M3 Lite too. I wouldn't have to patch my GBA roms anymore that way.
     
  16. Urza

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    Don't make such an ignorant statement.


    I know I'm actually going to wait until we get an english description before I start making judgments. You all should too.
     
  17. ahtin
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    Second time Updated

    not yet finished :'(
     
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    M3Simply>>>>M3Real

    so....maybe.....

    SCDS1>>>>SCDS2 ???????
     
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    I had completely forgotten M3 was still bringing another DS cart to market [​IMG]
     
  20. Seraph

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    The cart itself is ugly, IMO. The rest looks good. Can't really tell what all the features are though...
     

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