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GBAtemp's Official List of Flashcart Dealers

Info: This is an official GBAtemp list of websites that sell GBA/NDS flashcarts. Anyone may reply to this topic in discussion of these websites or other websites yet to be added to the list. If you have ordered from a website either on the list or not please post a short blurb on how good you found their service and prices. A staff member may add the website and feedback to the official list.

Good Sellers



Kick Gaming -Based in Canada

Good

-Keeps up to date with the latest Flashkits
-Very low prices
-Excellent customer support
-Fast shipping


Bad

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Shop.01media -Based in Europe

Good

-Provide a large array of both GBA+NDS flashcarts
-Get their stock in quickly
-Quick email reply
-Quick shipping


Bad

-Not the lowest prices around




Jandaman -Based in USA

Good

-Competitive prices
-Quick replies to emails
-Fast shipping


Bad

-




Divineo -Based in France

Good

-Reasonable prices
-Fast shipping


Bad

-If you want something decent other than an M3, you're out of luck




Winsunx -Based in China

Good

-Very good prices
-Fast shipping
-Deals with a lot of customers
-Fast email response times


Bad

-Expensive shipping jacks up the price




Linker4U -Based in Hong Kong

Good

-Price matching (they'll match a competitor's price if you request it)
-ICQ Live support


Bad

-Not that much of a GBA/NDS range
-Not quick to answer emails
-Shipping a bit pricey
-Does not accept Paypal





SuperCard Store -Based in UK

Good

-All prices including shipping
-Fast shipping


Bad

-Small range




Importshop.nl -Based in Holland

Good

-Good Service
-Fast shipping


Bad

-Not the biggest selection (only EZ-Flash, SuperCard and M3 products)
-Rather expensive
-Site only in Dutch



Bamboo Gaming
-Based in Australia/China (service based in Aus, shipments shipped from China)

Good

-Great service, very quick replies.
-Excellent prices!
-A great choice for Australians



Gamersection.ca
-Based in Canada

Good

-Nice selection
-Competitive prices



Bad

-Sells overseas, but setting up shipping overseas is a bit of a hassle (you need to email them)



Gamefreax
-Based in Germany

Good

-Nice selection
-Great prices
-An ideal choice if you live in Europe



Bad


OzModChips
-Based in Australia

Good

-Good prices
-Based in Australia
-Price matches



Model Gadget
-Based in Europe

Good

-Great shipping
-Based in UK


Real Hot Stuff
-Based in USA

Good

-Fast service
-Based in USA
-Reasonable prices


Bad Sellers



Xbox-Modchips
-Ships from various countries

Bad

-Website shows in stock when not true
-Bad customer support
-Slow email contact






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Please post your comments on any of these sites so that we can update their bios. Also please post any other flashcart sellers that have not already been added to the list. This list is a work in progress.
 
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Jandaman:

I have ordered on seperate occasions:
512MB EFA
EZPASS1
M3 SD.


These were all shipped to Ireland with within two weeks. The m3 came in less than a week. Jandaman himself replied to my emails pretty quickly. I recommend him.
 

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Thanks for the feedback kieran
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I've incorporated your points into the list.

If anyone else has any feedback for shop01.media/kick trading etc feel free to post it as I'm just going from one point of view at the moment. It's your feedback that will make a difference.

I've added Divineo, I've heard of a few people ordering from there before. Anyone have any more info on them?


*edit*

My dealings have been with

-Kick Trading (I can't recommend them enough, very quick email replies and shipping to Australia in a standard working week)

-Jandaman (but a long time ago so I don't know what they're like now)

-e2city (They were great, had good stock and great prices, shipping in a week too. However they are no longer operational)

-e-gadgets (an EZ-Flash only outlet, great prices, good service. No longer operational though)
 

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I ordered my M3 from Divineo, the only option was 1-day shipping, but their price for the M3 was lower than other places and sure enough, I got it the next morning.
 

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Winsunx should totally be on there as a good seller. They may seem a bit sketchy, but their shipping is fast and their prices are great. (Although shipping and payment charges bump the price up a bit, it's still pretty affordable.) I've heard of many a satisfied order from them.
 

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My dealings include the following:

linker4u.com - Based in Hong Kong; I ordered a Supercard CF from them (this was before I knew of kicktrading). Price was a bit much, especially with shipping, and being sent from Hong Kong, took about a week and a half from ordering to receiving. However, I did eventually get it, so it wasn't that bad.

kicktrading.ca - Great place. Got my Superpass from them, quite cheaply and quickly. Should have gotten my SC from there as well. Will likely order from them again.
 

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supercardstore.com - Based in the UK, only sell supercard devices, shipping including in the price, ship worldwide, recived mine the next day.
 

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I have used Jandaman, shop01 and linker4u over the years.
Jandaman:
fast to ship even to the UK, did not require paypal. Nothing negative to say.
Shop01:
Fast to ship (less than a week and I ordered on a friday afternoon), did not require paypal. Cons: a bit expensive perhaps.
Linker4u. Although about 2 years ago, shipped my package via air mail rather than the quick option I asked for, charged me for the quick option none the less. At this point I had to use paypal.
 
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okay, let's see where i have ordered (though it's been a while =) )

i ordered 2 f2a ultra 512MB kits at linker4u.com when they were released (linker4u had just opened their site because of the success-hk incident) and shipping via UPS was a bit pricy (USD 30-something) but since it arrived here in about 4 days that's quite okay for me.

the only thing i like to complain about is the customer support, that sucks big time (but we all knew that before, didn't we?!)! they do not answer to eMails or anything (though they seem to read them, because i cancelled an order via their support form and they cancelled it without notice - but it wasn't payed yet, that could be a reason too) ... also they don't accept paypal anymore, only worldpay or something like that. i don't know if that affects buyers protection or not but paypal was easier in my opinion
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in the end, if everythings fine they are pretty good/fast but if there is trouble don't expect much help from their side!

edit: i just found out that they are offering icq live support by now ... i don't know how the support is when using that. just wanted to point that out!
 

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I've brought from both Winsunx and Divineo. I can't recommend them both enough! I've emailed Winsunx multiple times, fast responses. I used to know one of the managers of Divineo.
 

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btw. I know someone who knows s.o. who lives in europe...
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who ordered from winsunx and didn't have to pay import fees/taxes because the winsunx guys put a lower price on the bill for the tax
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very nice
 
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I am sorry that this is off-topic, but I just want to point out that it is a great idea that this thread exists.
 

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Gamersection.ca

I've purchased from them on 2 separate occasions(m3's, passcard2). Competitive pricing on various flashcarts and accessories. Just received a shipment of Passcard 3's. Live inventory numbers. Good alternative to kicktrading.ca when they don't have items in stock.
 

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Hi, can anyone post some feedback on Bamboo gaming at bamboo gaming dot com?

It seems pretty reasonable for supercard stuff as well as one of the cheapest shipping (esp for down under)
 

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Three of my friends and I have ordered from Real Hot Stuff once, and he gave us an awesome deal!

Since we were ordering in "bulk": 4x SuperCards and 1x SuperPass2, he gave us somewhat of a discount. Ended up paying around $35USD for each SC and about $15USD for the SuperPass, I believe.

Real Hot Stuff even has a toll-free (for the U.S.) support number for whatever troubles may arise. Our SuperPass happened to be d.o.a. - but once we called him up, he was very quick to resolve our problem, and ship us a new SuperPass.

I would definitely recommend buying from Real Hot Stuff, and would do business with him/them again myself...


--edit--

Forgot to mention that shipping was prompt... at least within the U.S.
 

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damn... kick trading got pwn3d by pay-pal >.=.< ... looks like i need to look somewhere else in the mean time for the needed stuff. not the first time pay-pal puts up such a crapshit.
 
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