Is there a thing called a 'Fake' Acekard 2i?

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Apr 21, 2009
  1. Twilight Loz
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    Is there a thing called a 'Fake' Acekard 2i? If there is then how will you be able to tell the difference between a 'Fake' Acekard 2i and a 'Real' Acekard 2i? And will the 'Fake' Acekard 2i work normally like a 'Real' Acekard 2i?

    And is it gurannted that the Acekard 2i will work on a 1.3E UK DSi? And should i download the 4.16 firmware from www.acekard.com? And can a 8gb micro SDHC work on it?



    (I got the 8gb micro SDHC memory card with my nokia 5800, so will it work?)
     
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    as far as I know there is no fake ak2i. And It will work with a 1.3 firmware dsi. don't get the official firmware get akaio there should be a link under one of the stickys. and your 8gb sd card should work as long as its formatted to FAT 32
     
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    How would you format it to FAT 32? And what do you mean by 'Formatt it to FAT 32'?
     
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    Use the Panasonic formatter tool, and it will format your microSD or microSDHC card properly.

    -Bri
     
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    The R4i is a fake/clone of the Acekard2i. But there's no fake Acekard that has the name 'Acekard' to this date. Just the R4i, which is the closest to a fake you're going to get right now.
     
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    But do I have to format it?

    All I have in that card is videos (MP3/MP4/JPG/JPEG), photos (JPG/JPEG) and music (MP3/MP4a).


    Would the memory card still work on the acekard 2i?
     
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    it depends check the crads portortys to see if its formatted to FAT32 if so it will work
     
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    And how would I check that?
     
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    first of all do you have a mircosd card reader? if so put the card in and go to my computer and right click on the mircosd card and click properties it should be under there
     
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    I haven't got a micro SD card reader.

    Will I get my sd card reader when I buy an acekard 2i (I heard that they give you a card reader along with it)
     
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    depended were ya get it. on deal extreme where i got mine it doesn't come with one but it is far cheaper than any other place to get it it. on the same site you can also buy a cheap mircosd card reader as well.
     
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    why d oyou say to get the unnoficial firmware only i heard it was not that good and very buggy is that true
     
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    no it is better than the official in most ways as long as you update the loader when dealing with the ak2i it works better than the official and is regularly updated
     
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    does any one in the swindon area have a dsi flash card for sale
     
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    @Person who spelled anonymous wrong in name
    Go to the trade forum
     
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    Then why are there two different packages for the Acekard 2i?

    I figured it was because one was a fake....

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    Because paper is better than plastic and someone just told them? Because they ran out of one? Because it was cheaper to get a clamshell manufactured for a while than a box+plastic insert and that situation has reversed when they need a new batch for restock?

    Lots of good reasons to vary packing that have nothing to do with fake/clones... IMHO the clamshell is the most durable/reliable for getting a product to a customer, especially when dealing with soft envelope shippers like dealextreme - but when getting quantity to a reseller the box is better because thet are generally more stackable (ie: the box is not pre-assembled and is shipped separate from the carts themselves, perhaps even with no sticker and such on the carts yet) meaning one can generally fit more product into a smaller space.
     
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    to be accurate...the r4ultraI(r4ui)
     

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