I am in need of a GBA flashkart

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  1. Chase.Collins19
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    I've been searching avidly the past few days for an EZ Flash IV for my SP but come up dry. I showed up the scene too late it seems as they were discontinued a while ago. Can anyone who is more experienced let me know my options playing GBA games on my SP with a flashkart?
     
  2. Nathan Drake

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    You can still buy the Supercard Mini SD from here, though I can't cite at all how good of a cart it might be.
     
  3. deshayzilla

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    you can try from here. Good luck!
     
  4. Shadow#1

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    yea your better off getting the EZ Flash IV over a supercard slot2 cart anyday.
     
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    Ahhhhh thanks a ton, that's what I was looking for.

    And for the supecard, I've just heard to many bad things from the thread like 4 or 5 lines below this one.
     
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    My self having one, I can attest to the issues. If you are incapable of soldering then avoid it like the plague, these super card mini sd's currently on the market are clones/fakes as SC Team no longer make them. They break in many many different and unique ways. While they are less than half the cost of the EZ4(which is why i initially got one not so long ago), that is the only thing they have going for them. Though it only took one or two goes at it with the soldering iron to get it going again, it is definitely worth it to go for a EZ4 over one.
     
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    I vouch for the EZ 4
    Best GBA flashcard I ever had, still have!
     
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    I feel like the only person in the world that owns the EZ-Flash III... and I love the cart, still runs great. :)
     
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    I also have one and it has served me very well. Still fully functional. I believe it's a rare cart due to the real-time saves and clock, even though I've never really made use of that feature. I used to own 2 of them but sold one.
     
  10. Lemmy Koopa

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    Are those real or fake? I might get one as backup for my M3.
     
  11. Nathan Drake

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    Somebody in the thread I yanked the link from mentioned getting one in recent years that seemed to be a reproduction, but that worked exactly the same as their legitimate one. At worst, I'd say they're 1:1 clones for the most part like the reproduction R4's that you can still buy today.
     
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    Amazing. Totally gonna get one.
    I know it does exactly what the M3 does pretty much 99%. can use it as a DS flash cart with a pass card?
     
  13. Chase.Collins19
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    Well they're sold out of the EZ Flash 3 or 4 everywhere I've been so I think I'm going to just blow 15 bucks and get a supercard. I do have a question though, does the supercard use the GBA's hardware or is it 100% emulation?
     
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    GBA flash carts always use GBA's hardware. The only thing a lot of GBA flash carts with an SD/CF drive is an onboard RAM, but that's to flash the ROM you select onto it, because reading a GBA game from an SD card directly is too slow.

    I believe the supercard has 32MB RAM.
     
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    Guess is gonna the last option for us huh........is it thru u can only have like 2 games on it tho?
     
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    No you can have as many games as you have memory on your SD card, the RAM is the memory that loads the ROM onto the Gameboy. So if you have more RAM the gameboy will run the ROM faster.
     
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    Will these work on GBA Micro?
     
  18. Lemmy Koopa

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    Pretty sure it will. It's the same size of a regular cart.
     
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    yep
     
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    Thx Budds gonna test my luck and order one :mthr: