Is EZ-Flash Vi compatible with DSi?

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    I have an EZ-Flash Vi I use on a DSL and I'd like to get a DSi XL for the bigger screens. Is my flashcard going to work on it?

    It would likely be a Japanese DSi as I live in Tokyo. Would that present any problems?
     
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    Only if the XL is below 1.4.5 — a long shot now. I recommend getting a DSTwo. It is a great cart.
     
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    Thanks for the response!

    I'll give that a try.
     
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    Looks like nobody sells DSTwo anymore!
     
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    Yes. It stopped production. An alternative that you still can get is the R4i Gold 3DS by r4ids.cn.
     
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    Are those two the only ones that work with an updated DSi?
     
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    There are serveral ones working with 1.4.5 like the Ace3DS+, the card by r4i-sdhc.com, the cards by r4isdhc.com and similar websites like r4isdhc.hk and r4isdhc.in, the M3i Zero etc. but supercard dstwo and r4i gold are the best ones.
     
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    I just wanted to add that, here in Japan, it apparently isn't a long shot at all. Every used DSi LL I looked at was at 1.4J, and that works just fine with an EZF Vi. I found a mint condition one for ¥5000, about 55 bucks, and I'm really enjoying it. The clicky buttons are great, big screens are great, and Vi works like a charm!
     
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    Well, the 1.4J isn't so great after all. It runs everything fine. The only problem is that occasionally it freezes when saving.

    I'd say it works 95% of the time saving, but that 5% freezing up when saving is a major pain.

    Is it the card do you think, or is it something else? I reformatted my SD, but that doesn't help.
     
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    If your microSD is slower than class 10 then that could be the reason.
     
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    It's class 4. I never had a problem on my DSL, but it's fairly often on the DSi XL.

    Is that really the problem? You need at least class 10?

    nds-card.com sells micro SD cards along with their products, and not a one of them is class 10. They're all class 2 except the 64 gig, which is class 4.
     
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    Try cleaning the pins of the cart with a qtip and alcohol. Make sure to let it dry out for a few minutes before trying it. You could also try putting a layer or three of tape on the front of the cart at the bottom. Sometimes there is a minor connection problem that this will fix.