Looking for a slot2 card

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Mar 1, 2008

Looking for a slot2 card by Satangel at 10:24 AM (1,755 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. Satangel
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    I'm looking for a slot2 card, and I would like these specs:

    - Fits in GBA & DS
    - Uses internal memory (at least 256 MB) OR external memory (microSD or SD)
    - Excellent GBA compat, DS compat is not important
    - Can run Opera Browser
    - Can be used as a RAM expansion

    Preferable one that can be bought in an EU webshop, please specify the shop.
    It will be used together with a M3Real and/or R4DS.
    It should also work good in a regular GBA.

    Tnx alot in adv!
     
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    I think you will probably be limited to the g6 series here (all the others went for external memory). While they are good they are damn expensive so may I ask why you do not want external memory: it is far easier and cheaper to obtain and replace.

    If you do go external memory then the m3 and EZ4 have models able to do it, consult one of the many what cart threads for more on that one.
     
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    I looked into that comparison already, and it has some good carts missing, so its not really what I was looking for :/

    Its ok for external memory, but please only SD or microSD cards.
    Those are very cheap and alot of stores have them.
     
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    Ive done some research, and Ive come to these two flashcards:

    SuperCard SD

    or

    EZFlash IV with miniSD memory

    What card suits me best?
     
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    m3 perfect boosts perfect gba compatibiliy.

    i dont think it has an "internal clock" for games like pokemon. if you need it,

    but then again, im not sure many slot 2 carts have a clock
     
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    Can the EZ4 work as a RAM pack?

    I think I'm gonna go with the EZ4 then, unless there is a better slot2 flashcart?
    Like the M3 SD slim Perfect seems a good card , but it sticks out a little bit to much IMO.

    Does the EZ4 stick out much ? (in a DS Lite, and a regular GBA?)
     
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    Yes you can use it as a ram pack for homebrew and there is a patch for the browser (it is aimed at the EZ4 lite deluxe though which if you want GBA I suggest you get if only because larger memory sections make life that little bit easier).

    There is a GBA cart sized EZ4 which is err GBA cart sized. This is the miniSD version.

    All the others are lite sized but if you tweak the case it should be fine (I have been using an EZ4 lite for quite some time in various my GBAs and whatever DS I run into. The EZ4 lite sticks out a mm or so while the others are barely noticeable.
     
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    I'm gonna order my flashcart from www.bamboogaming.com for sure.
    So maybe take a look and see what flashcart I would best order?
    And if its out of stock, I can't order it, the system won't let me.

    The flashcart should fit in the GBA and in a DS Lite.
     
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    I'd go for EFA 512 mb, dealextreme (pretty sure they sell to Europe) has it for about $20.

    edit: can't be used as ram expansion though
     
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    Hi,
    What about this one? I recently had my X-Rom 512 die on my GBA SP, so I also need something that will play on original GBA SP, but would be great to have the added features available for DS Lite, running an DS-X 2Gb, such as rumble and ram expansion.

    EZ-Flash V 3 in 1 Expansion Pack GBA Size
    EZTEAM announce the one stop expansion pack solution whch integrated the 256Mbit GBA card/NDS Browser RAM Expansion Pack/NDS Rumble Pack all three cards in to one Lite sized slot2 card with several years experience on flashcard development .

    GBA function: it equipped with 256Mbit Norflash, 2Mbit SRAM, Battery. so it can compatible with almost GBA game(except which needs special hardware). and it has three advantages to compare with SDRAM/PSRAM GBA solution.

    1. the data still remain after power off.
    2. can be used as a standalone GBA card.
    3. perfect GBA/NDS linker

    Browser RAM expansion function: it uses the highspeed ram cache as the offical one. perfect compatible with NDS Browser(JAP/EUR) Rumble function: Perfect works with all official rumble enabled games. it also has three level vibration strenth adjust. now you can adjust between power consume and better game feeling by yourself. SDK also provide for third party developers

    http://www.gamersection.ca/product_info.ph...products_id=699
     

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