Is there an m3 rumble pack without gba, or only 1 pack they make?

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  1. cbowling816
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    Ok, so I know I will get a supercard when I get a 3ds xl


    But, I still want something for my ds lite for both ds and gba (gba I want RTC for pokemon)

    so I debate on picking up the M3 bundle pack then selling my R4 Revolution (no sdhc) and EZ-Flash 3in1 to my cousin

    but i want to make sure it will suit me and my lite first.


    so, Only 1 version of M3 Rumble Pack? or do some have no GBA?

    and alternate firmware on the M3 Real, or not?

    also using M3 Real + GBA Expansion, does this combo allow for action replay codes in gba?


    any features M3 Real has that R4 doesnt? (im guessing yes)

    any features R4 has that M3 Real doesnt? (im guessing no)


    thanks

    -cbowling


    *Edit* would I be better off keeping my R4 Revolution (only 2gb but has wood) and selling my cousin the M3 Real + EZ-Flash 3in1?
     
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    There is a rumble pack which just provides rumble and then there's the GBA Expansion Pack which does not provide rumble but allows you to play GBA games.

    The only additional feature of the m3 that I know of is the real time save function.

    If you don't have the m3 already I wouldn't recommend buying one. If you were to buy an m3i zero it's almost definite that you won't be able to run alternative firmware. If you buy an m3 real then it won't be usable on anything but a Ds phat or lite, that's if you can even find one. The ez 3 in 1 and r4 seems like the obvious choice since you already own it and you're planning on buying a supercard dstwo for your 3DS.
     
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    I don't think there is a Slot-1 Rumble Pack.
     
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    I'm sure he knows that....that's why he was saying he needed something for his Ds lite, thus it would be a slot 2 device.
     
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    Read above.
     
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    there 3 versions actually

    Rumble
    Rumble + RAM
    GBA Pak (can be used as a ram expansion pack)
     
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    GBA Pack can't rumble, so there's only two.
     
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    Ok, so what about Wood R4 for M3?

    also I would like to do action replay on gba, but not a main selling point.

    but a selling point of the m3 gba expansion is the RTC for Pokemon so i will definately get at least the gba expansion

    but maybe gba expansion and another r4 then sell r4 and ez-flash to my cousin.

    but as long as i can basically do the same stuff with m3 real as i can with r4 the added support for sdhc would be nice along with the gba action replay

    suggestions?
     
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    ok, 1 last question (i just need clarification cause i different people had different answers)

    does the m3 gba expansion RTC work with other slot 1 carts, or just the m3 real?
     
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    other cards will work with the M3 expansion pack's RTC functionality.
     
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    I also agree with JimmyEMunoz, the ysmenu+wood firmware is the best most up to date firmware to use, It's known as WoodYS. I recommend installing it as a secondary firmware and still using sakura to boot GBA games.
     

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