Home-made DIY SD to GameCube adapter?

Discussion in 'Nintendo GameCube' started by NickRay, Apr 28, 2014.

  1. NickRay
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    Hey GBAtemp, hopefully someone knowledgeable with GameCube hacks can help me out. Since the GameCube memory card shared an almost identical structure to an SD card, would I be able to create a SD card adapter out of a memory card, soldering a SD slot to the corresponding pins for the chip?
    This is what I mean http://ngc.scorpei.com/GUIDE-SD_adapter.html
    What I really want to know is if this would be able to run homebrew like the SD media loader would. For instance, would I be able to launch programs directly from the SD card without any other hardware inside the DIY adapter?
     
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    You would be able to launch homebrew from it, but you would need something to boot to it. An Action Replay had a cheat code to boot to it. By itself, you can't do much with it. There are ways to boot to it from Wii homebrew.
     
  3. NickRay
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    Dang. Yeah, that's what I was trying to avoid, having to get a SDML. Those things are too expensive. I'll probably just try to trade my GameCube for a Wii, I've softmodded our family's Wii before and it can do everything without any hardware. Thanks for a clear answer!