Help me out here

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by - Wrath of God -, Dec 22, 2006.

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Which DS Should I buy?

  1. Nintendo DS Lite

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  2. Nintendo DS

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  1. - Wrath of God -
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    Well basically, I played too much Ouendan, and I broke the touch screen on my DS. About two days after my two year best buy replacement plan expired. Yea - ironic, I know.

    So now, I need a new one. Now I heard about the problems that some ppl had flashing the DS Lite and the problems of the cracked hinges.

    So I will leave the choice to you GBATempers.

    Replies are not necessary, but appreciated.

    So pick - the tried and true Phat DS or the pretty but fragile Lite.

    Keep in mind that whichever I'll get, I'll end up flashing it.

    edit: Spelling errors...
     
  2. AshuraZro

    AshuraZro Belongs in a museum.

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    I'd go with the lite since a Phat costs the exact same new (at least up here!).

    First up. Cracked hinges. This problem has been fixed LONG ago I believe. It's not a problem anymore.

    With flashing, while I haven't done mine because I'm sure some freak accident will happen just like it did with DS Phat, it should be really easy if you just insulate your tool with some electrical tape/a straw/paper.
     
  3. GameJesus

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    Opera comes out in 23 mins
     
  4. OrR

    OrR Rice-megatron Expert

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    What? [​IMG]
     
  5. Verocity

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    Lite

    goods

    - brighter screens
    - smaller
    - nicer buttons
    - bottom label doesn't peel
    - dust cover for gba slot
    - extra stylus
    - better battery

    cons

    - hard to keep clean
    - speakers are as loud (I believe, but just barely)
     
  6. - Wrath of God -
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    lol wow one vote for the DS Phat. *cough*GameJesus*cough*

    Well just bumping the topic for more replies, and thanks to all of you for helping me out
     
  7. CrEsPo

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    DS Lite for sure, no reason not to get one now. I had the DS Lite since it's release in Canada and I haven't had any problems. No cracked hinges, no nothing. *knock on wood*

    Just don't treat it like a rock and throw it around and you'll be fine [​IMG].
     
  8. Tripp

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    There is no contest...

    DS Lite Wins... [​IMG]

    The screens are so much better and brighter...

    I bought a second lite because I was embaresed handing someone the phat to play multiplayer in bars...

    Flashing a lite is no big deal after carefully reading the GBAtemp guide... [​IMG]

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=33481

    My 2 cents... [​IMG]

    Edit***********************************************

    I have to admit the other reason I bought a second Lite was black fits my umm... Style better... [​IMG]
     
  9. -EX-

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    Buy Passcard 3 or Slot 1 solution instead of flashing. Why change something that is not broken?
     
  10. - Wrath of God -
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    Well I was gonna buy the Supercard DS (cause I have a supercard and I've never had a single problem with it) but when I heard about some issues (like trouble patching 1Gb games) I immediately decided to wait for a review.
     
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    Well I was gonna buy the Supercard DS (cause I have a supercard and I've never had a single problem with it) but when I heard about some issues (like trouble patching 1Gb games) I immediately decided to wait for a review.
     
  12. slayerspud

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    Ds lite.
    Looks better overall and better screen.
    Also flashing Ds lite is a piece of cake just did mine today.
     
  13. OrR

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    To protect it from TEH BRICKER!!! [​IMG]
     
  14. CrEsPo

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    I bought my G6 Lite with a Passcard 3 and to me it seemed like the Passcard 3 was using up a lot of battery. It pretty much halved the life of my battery, so I decided to flash. I'm glad I did because it's really simple and there's no draw backs. You can use sleep mode (put a game or dummy cart in slot-1), you can have all the brightness levels, full battery, etc.
     
  15. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    LITE ! the brightness makes your gaming experinece wayyyyyyyyyy better
     
  16. - Wrath of God -
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    Well I was gonna buy the Supercard DS (cause I have a supercard and I've never had a single problem with it) but when I heard about some issues (like trouble patching 1Gb games) I immediately decided to wait for a review.