Galaxy Eagle i

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Sep 27, 2010

Galaxy Eagle i by Another World at 10:07 AM (12,960 Views / 0 Likes) 25 replies

  1. Another World
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    [​IMG] Galaxy Eagle i
    An Acekard 2i Clone?
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    It has been confirmed by sources close to the AKAIO developers that the Galaxy Eagle i is an Acekard 2i clone. While the GEi developers would have you believe otherwise, the firmware has been examined and the following facts emerged. The GEi is running a combination firmware solution which incorporates an R4-like firmware (based on the official AK2i firmware which Acekard modified to look like the R4 for their official OEM R4Ultra) and the decrypted/hacked AKAIO 1.6 courtesy of Rudolph (GBA ExpLoader developer). Apparently the Flash Kit is using both firmwares to keep a current ROM compatibility, however this may be incorrect as the firmware was only briefly examined.

    If you purchase the Galaxy Eagle i you are supporting clones, clones hurt the original hardware by offering a cheaper version to the public that, more-often-than-not, goes unsupported.

    AKAIO 1.7 was more securely encrypted, and the AKAIO 1.7+ loaders can not be used for AKAIO 1.6. Meaning that the GEi firmware will only be updated as an unofficial R4Ultra firmware.



    Special thanks to my sources for the information. Thanks Merc, you cheeky little man!​

    [​IMG] GEi Review @ DCEMU.co.uk (NOV 2009)
     


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    Oh sweet i'm totally gonna buy this!
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    It's GEi.
     
  5. FireGrey

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    He's makin a joke.
     
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    and he was being sarcastic.
     
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    LOLZZZZ

    A ak/r4 clone WOEZ
     
  8. shakirmoledina

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    i think after the iSmart there isnt much new things tht can be added to a new cart hence clones
     
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    i just received confirmation that the r4-like firmware is actually the software from the r4ultra which was coded by team acekard. i've adjusted the 1st post.

    -another world
     
  10. mechagouki

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    But isn't this a clone of a clone? Are Acekard hurting themselves by producing the R4i/R4Ultra = which is a clone? I don't think any of these companies have particularly high morals about this kind of thing, I mean they are all producing devices that enable people to use pirated software.
     
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    Normmatt knows this?
     
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    i assume aw would have let him know prior to ppsting
    They are always on irc together
     
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    its sad to see people try to make a quick buck by stealing others hardwork and trying to sell it under a new name, boo
     
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    When you think about it, there isn't much non-clones :/
     
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    So team acekard make clones themself? Intresting.
    Anyway, firegrey, there are, aaaaaall those flashcarts, when they all had full support, I coulnd't even choose. Nowadays it's an easy choice, acekard2i if you want it cheap, or DSTWO if you want GBA emulation...
     
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    Hello? Welcome to piracy. Flashcarts in general might as well be called "Give-Me-Free-Game-Cards". I don't care what intention a flashcart company tells you they have. Bottom line is that they know 99% of their customers WILL pirate Nintendo DS games.
     
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    Damn, attack of the clones!! Boy, I hope no one fall for it. No support = fail. =/

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    so can the r4 ultra run the GEi's firmware?
     
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    haha....

    all flashcards are clone.

    nintendo official card is only real.

    China manufacturers to do all clone, include acekard.
     
  20. RupeeClock

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    I recall hearing about this flashcart a few weeks, maybe months ago.
    It is possibly the most no-name flashcart out there, even beneath the waves of R4 fakes.
     

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