ezflash 3-in-1 upgrade

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by uberusmaximus, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. uberusmaximus
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    uberusmaximus Advanced Member

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    Ok, so my 3-in-1 is great, but it doesnt have a RTC, so gba games that have them always give me an annoying message about "the battery has run dry..."

    so anyways, i was wondering, what is the best/cheapest slot-2 device that is simillar to a 3-in-1, but has a RTC?
     
  2. Upperleft

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    I think the only one that has RTC is the M3 Perfect
    but it's expensive and hard to find .. lol hard luck [​IMG]
     
  3. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

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    There are patches you know:
    http://bubbz.pocketheaven.com/?system=gba&section=patch
    There are several threads with discussion on it around here as well.

    The makers figured for a couple of games (which have patches) it was not worth the PCB space and hassle of batteries the cope with it.
     
  4. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    As far as I know, the only one readily available is the M3 Perfect. Otherwise you'd have to look into buying an old-school NOR-based flash cart second-hand. For instance, the EZ-Flash III and the Flash2Advance Ultra have RTC chips, but you probably won't be able to find them new.
     
  5. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    currently the cheapest one the market with RTC and not a M3 perfect are the elink carts. you can get those one DX. Otherwise if your looking for a gba flash cart with RTC is nearly improbable to get your hands on new like Dan said.
     
  6. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    Ah, so the Elink has an RTC too? Good information, I didn't know that.
     
  7. Crozone

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    Just patch it with an RTC patch. Sure, the only time that the RTC will function is when the game is actually running, but it's the easiest and cheapest work around.