GBA SP & NDSL combo - need help

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Oct 25, 2007
  1. gbatempz
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    Hello ppl! I need your help

    I've got a GBA SP and one NDSLite. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    What is the best combination of carts so as succeed the following?

    Be able to play ROMS in both systems; GBASP and NDSL. (yes, I would like to use GBA SP as well if possible).

    Play GBA ROMS in NDSL?

    Be able to load Moonshell in NDSL.

    Easy / drag 'n' drop features for ROM installation.

    Small size when used for NDSL's slot 2 so as to maintain the slim nature of NDSL.

    Use only one memory card.

    Are there shells that change the sizes of the carts?


    Have you got any recommendations to make? Is there such a solution?


    Question #2: Would sth like this be possible with R4DS & EZflash V 3in1 GBA sized?
     
  2. dexmix

    Member dexmix GBAtemp Regular

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    so you want a slot-2 card that also fits a gba sp?
     
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    Yes. I want to use a slot-2 card that actually works in both a GBA SP and a NDSLite without much hassle. I want it to be flush when inserted in the DSLite and being able to run NDS ROMs as well.
     
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    You want a slot 2 that fits flush in the DS, yet still works in the GBA SP?

    The only one I can think of is the G6 lite. It comes with cases for the Lite version and Phat version of DS, meaning it can fit into both GBA SP and DS Lite flushly. You just have to keep switching the cases around.
     
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    EZ-Flash IV.
     
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    An r4 + gba sized 3in1 would work
     
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    Thank you for your responses. So to sum-up the options are the following:

    1. EZ-Flash 4
    2. R4 + GBA sized 3 in 1
    3. G6 with the different shells.



    Which option is the best?

    Perhaps my original question should be more straight-away:



    Which flash cart combination is best for use in both GBASP and NDSLite consoles?
     
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    If you want to easily switch to the GBASP, you should not choose the 3in1 (requires flashing a different game each time).
     
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    EZIV + CYCLO = WIN
     
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    @notnarb this is something i noticed earlier.

    @kingofnoobs why shoud I choose CycloDS? is there a special cause? Here cyclo ds evolution reviewhttp://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=53450


    it says that
    so should i still go for it?
     
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    Why would you want to boot an actual GBA game anyways. You can just choose that from the menu (DS menu).

    Cyclo is a R4 on steriods.
     
  12. dexmix

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    you can't have a cart that fits flush with a DSL _and_ still work in a GBA.
    its physically impossible. G6 does it by physically changing the shells, so if thats really important, the G6 is your only option.

    if you want multiple GBA games, don't get a 3in1. get an EZ4/EZIV.

    my best guess is that you want an R4 or CycloDS and an EZIV for GBA Games.

    [​IMG]
     
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    For me the obvious solution is the G6 Lite, perfect compatibility for GBA and NDS. It has a reasonable 512 megabytes to play with.

    You *can* easily switch the shells by unscrewing them, but if you use your SP a lot you might just want to use the chunky GBA shell.

    They are cheap at the moment, but they seem to be disappearing in favour of slot 1 cards.
     
  14. gbatempz
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    Thank you all for your replies. Both dexmix' and Scandal_uk's responses were very explanatory and they would definetely help anyone decide on an issue like this. CycloDS seems to be out-of-stock atm while R4 has already become a classic.
     
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    most definetely use a EZIV for the gba, it hasnt failed me at all(wish i could say that about my crappy scds1 [​IMG] )

    r4 + ez3in1 is the best for nds
     

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