iSmart MM announced by iSmartDS team.

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Oct 20, 2010
  1. FAST6191
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    iSmart MM announced by iSmartDS team.
    iSmartDS announce multimedia flash cart
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    The iSmartDS team have sent word of their new flash cart- the iSmart MM (MM presumably being short for multimedia). It aims to sit alongside the iplayer and supercard DS two in the realms of the enhanced flash card- support for video (hardware decoding) and GBA roms via emulation and hopefully other homebrew in the future (the team have already released much to the open source community) as well as being as compatible with roms as the present iSmart Premium. No firm release date yet other than "November" of this year.



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    didn't the ismart permium come out in augest?
     
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    I am sure others can clarify but it is not a successor but an alternative cart- many teams have cheaper alternatives or premium products for those that want them.
     
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    Looks like EX4i is getting some competition
     
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    *Looks at picture of the card* What's a 'DSiLL'? [​IMG]


    I wonder how much these will cost and how good the GBA emulation will be.
     
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    The EX4i died the instant it was revealed it was an R4 menu with no configurable GBA emu.

    The iSmart MM will have to pull some SERIOUS weight if it hopes to out-do the DSTwo, because I see no features that the already trusted DStwo does.

    What advantage does the DSTwo have? An open SDK that is already providing promises of all kinds of emulators.
     
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    DSi LL is the Japanese version of the usa's DSi XL
     
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    Cool! This is like a DS2! >_< And hope games like Golden Sun 1 and 2, KH Chain of memories work on them! if it does, i am gonna buy it as soon as it comes out 0_o
     
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    I think this cart will follow the EX4i,
    ismart has terrible homebrew compatibility, and can't even run commercial roms right
    the ismart tried to compete with the Acekard and it failed

    now it wants to compete with the dstwo?? lol
    But I'm pretty sure it'll be a little better than the EX4i, and I might buy one if they sell it under $20
     
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    Speculating as usual ...

    I ask for a sample right now. [​IMG]
     
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    How does one get a sample? I've never written a review before, but I would like to contribute.
     
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    If they're as smart as their name implies they'd make the ismart more powerful than the dstwo so they could have full speed GBA emu.
     
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    They're probably going to end up using the exact same processor.

    Dingoo, DStwo, iPlayer, EX4i, I think these actually all use the same DIPS processor.
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised.
     
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    Indeed, that'll be great. Although chance is not high.
     
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    It has nothing to do with the Speed. Its about Programming and maybe the architecture of the chip, which is for such a low end emulation not really interesting.
     
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    Specs???

    I just ordered a DSTwo a week ago, if one just came out that's better....

    I'm a saaad panda.
     
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    as with the ismart premium they will pull it off as far as the hardware is concerned. i mean the ez vi oem was a great idea and i'm sure this card will be another oem design. i just hope they can support this one. the ez flash firmware they purchased for the ismart premium had the same problems as the ev vi. perhaps the 3rd party solutions will prove to be worth using and those same developers will support this card.

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    Only a few people have access to the SDK because it's still in beta. When they finally get all the bugs out of it, they will open it up to the world.
     

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