Looking for a orginal SuperCard SD for GBA

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    I already have a EZ-flash IV, but have already would to use a SuperCARD SD as a second card for co-op gameplay.

    1st questions, is can the EZ-flash IV and SuperCARD SD be used in games that support gamelink

    2nd is, i know there were alot of clones of the orginal Supercard, is there anyway to find a orginal or are there no real difference between the clone? I've seen some have a yellow batter and some a blue, any other differences?
     
  2. Aqua1234

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    1) I believe that you should be able to use game link with the games. But I think most are latency sensitive.

    2) In my opinion there really is no good super card, as to all of them. They have the exact issues. I would suggest try getting another EZ Flash if you can. And only get one of these as a last resort.
     
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    The EZ-Flash IV has no issues with connecting to other games, real or on flashcarts. I can't speak personally for the Supercard, but keep in mind that many games experience significant slowdowns on the Supercard series. Anything not turn-based would be unplayable in multiplayer, and I wouldn't exactly trust it to handle turn-based games correctly, either. Like Aqua said, get another EZ-Flash if you can swing it.
     
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    I currently have another EZ-flash IV on "order" with eblur, but based on recent communications, I do not believe my back-order will be filled.
    As of now, there is nowhere to buy the card.
     
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    I understand it's hard to get one now, but I would suggest snooping around Ebay, to find someone selling theirs. Or check out r4i3dsgold, I've contacted him, and he told me he'll send me an e-mail, when he gets a few more in stock.
     
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    i have an original and a not original one and i haven't seen a difference... i'm pretty sure you won't find any original one though
     
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    Well if you do, it'll probably way more expensive than the clone EZ Flash. Either way, both work so just get any that you can get.
     
  8. bitbite
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    I had a difficult time finding my first 1st EZ-flash IV, finding a second one is almost impossible now.

    Who would be the best vender to get a Supercard SD from?
     
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    Look around, it'll be really easy to find a Supercard. But be warned, mostly all the games will not work as buttery smooth, as you would like. It would be laggy for most games. I'm guessing a SuperCard will be around ~$25-30. See if you can add another $30, to buy yourself a Revo K101, those are made to play GBA roms. And since it's a hardware clone, you'll be able to play multiplayer together using a GBA link. Which you can find on ebay for about ~$10.
     
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    Ebay has them for around $30.00. I just checked a few days ago, and would like to give this a shot or keep it as collection.
     
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    What about the M3 Perfect mini SD w/ real time clock?

    How do those stack up compared to the EZ-flash IV?
     
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    They are a fine flash cart (anything that is not a cut down GBA cart* in the EZFlash, M3 or G6 lines will be great). They are pretty hard to find though so if you found one on ebay or something for a price you are willing to pay I would scoop it up.

    Also going back to the "clone EZ Flash" I thought we debunked that one -- there has never been any evidence of cloned EZFlash gear.

    *said cut down devices being the EZ4 lite compact and the anything with pro in the name for M3 ( http://www.m3adapter.com/SLOT-2_Accessories.htm ). Also supercard rumble but we already covered supercards elsewhere.
     
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    Alright, so I have a M3 Perfect Mini SD on its way.
    just under $60 USD, its still just as cost effective as my first EZ-flash IV
    Oh, now i see the Perfect Pro can't run any GBA games larger than 4mb... hmmm....
    So thats, no good.
     
  14. Lemmy Koopa

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    Did the card you were getting end up being a pro instead of perfect?
     
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    Ended up getting a EZ-Flash IV, it was a Perfect Pro, and not a "perfect".
     
  16. Lemmy Koopa

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    wat

    The 4mb M3 you are talking about is called an M3 Pro. The 32mb one is called an M3 Perfect. I have a perfect, I love it, but it's in shit condition, held together with tape.
    I have no clue how I let it get that bad, just happened over time between the case chipping and one of the SD socket pins breaking off.

    Either way, it's great, but it's so rare it's annoying to try to bother getting one. Maybe not rare, but more or less no one is selling theirs besides once in a blue moon, and it's hard to catch when they do.
     
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    They call it the perfect pro.
    Its teh 4mb version, so not very good for GBA games.

    I loved to get a M3 perfect, but honestly, I've been extremely happy with my EZ-Flash.
    No slow downs for co-op gameplay was the priority. But the RTC was more or less than what I was after (for the pokemon series), but it seem far too difficult to track it down, let alone 2.

    http://shop.01media.com/info.asp?ProductID=33285