Just a few questions

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Jun 17, 2009

Just a few questions by hannah200 at 4:40 PM (678 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. hannah200
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    Newcomer hannah200 Member

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    Hey everyone, I got a DSi a few weeks ago and I'm totally new to all this. I've been searching around for a few days now and finally decided to get an acekard 2i
    But I couldn't find the answers to these questions: (sorry, I bet there are around here somewhere, I did use the search, but all this talk about GUI, Akio and other things make me crazy [​IMG] I don't understand a thing!)
    1. Do I need a special card for it to work on a UK DSi? I saw a video that shows it works on european dsi's but I want to make sure it's real.
    2. Do you need anything else besides the acekard 2i? That supercard onei got all kinds of extra stuff, is any of that needed? (I think I need a SD card, right? Does any SD card work?
    3. How do I put games on that card? (a video guide would be VERY helpfull)
    4. Is there anything else I need to know? I just want to play games, that works fine, right?
    Anything I need to do beforehand? Or can I just play what I want after I put games on it? I suppose I need to put on firmware first?

    thanks in advance, help is very much appreciated!
     
  2. RupeeClock

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    1. Your UK DSi is considered a European DSi, you do not need a special card. Just makes sure you get an Acekard 2i, not a 2.1
    2. You need a microSD card, don't buy an SD card.
    3. You just drag and drop your roms onto your memory card, like you would a USB drive.
    4. You need to put the firmware on the card first, all of the instructions are on the AKAIO wiki.
    Also, you should try and get the best card you can, on SDHC cards they will have classes 2, 4 and 6. 2 is the worst, 6 is the best. You can get away with 4, but games and homebrew perform much better with class 6 cards.
     
  3. hannah200
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    thanks for your reply. [​IMG]

    when you talk about card classes do you mean MicroSD cards or Acekards? How would you know what class a card is? I assume there are some price differences between card classes, are class 6 cards expensive?
     
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    Oh no no no no no, you don't connect your Acekard 2i to your computer.

    [​IMG]
    This is a microSD card, this is what you store your roms on.
    It goes inside the Acekard, which lets you play your roms on you DSi.

    [​IMG]
    You put the microSd card in a USB adapter like this, and this lets you put your files on your microSD.

    Oh, and the card classes, that's microSD. All Acekard 2i's work the same.
    Class 6 cards usually cost more, you're paying for the extra speed.
     
  5. hannah200
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    Newcomer hannah200 Member

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    Allright thanks! I got it now [​IMG]

    The USB adapter, does it come with the acekard, or do you have to but it and the microSD card seperately?
     
  6. RupeeClock

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    Sometimes you'll get a USB adapter with your flashcart, sometimes you don't, check your supplier.
    The same goes for the microSD card!
     
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    The AK2i has a problem if you choose a language other than English. There is a fix from Acekard though.
     
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    I facepalm'd myself [​IMG]
     

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