Expansion Pak questions

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by d3td, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. d3td

    d3td Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    United States
    1.Can you tell me the hardware specifications for the gba and the ram Pak?(for example the amount of ram in the ram pak)

    2.Can the gba pak be used as a ram device for the Opera browser or homebrew that use the extra ram?
  2. Jdbye

    Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

    May 10, 2006
    Since there's a GBA pak and a RAM pak the GBA pak probably can't function as a RAM pak, or there wouldn't be any reason to have a separate RAM pak. I don't have a M3 myself, just common sense [​IMG]
  3. Toni Plutonij

    Toni Plutonij *has TrolleyDave & tiny p1ngy on moderating shelf!

    Former Staff
    Dec 22, 2007
    Depths of Nuclear powerplant
    And common sense fails you!

    GBA expansion IS the RAM expansion, it can be used with Opera browser, you just have to patch the ROM with the right patch, something like this:

    I'm not sure will this particular patch work with M3 Real as well, can't find it right now..

    When you have only RAM expansion (comes with the rumble) I believe it has 4MB of RAM, but GBA Expansion comes with 32MB of RAM..
  4. Kittymat

    Kittymat GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 16, 2008
    www.handheldsources.com, towards the bottom of the page they have the browser patch tool for the M3.

    If you have an M3 Real then get the GBA expansion pack - you do not need an exploder porgram to play GBA roms and you get RTS on them as well.
  5. RchUncleSkeleton

    RchUncleSkeleton Skeletron 9000

    Feb 2, 2009
    United States
    California, USA
    Hmm I would think someone with as many posts as you wouldn't come in here, spouting information without knowing anything about it....replying to someone's post with assumed information is pointless.....and yes I am confirming the other post that the gba expansion pack can be used not only to run gba games but also the opera browser with the patch from handheldsources
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