Looking to buy a Slot-2 card (Supercard or EZ-Flash)

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    The 3in1 requires a slot1 flashcart to use. The 20 bucks range is as cheap as they go for slot2.

    RHS (US site)
    http://www.realhotstuff.com/EZ-Flash-3-in-1-Expansion-Pack_p_15.html

    RHS (HK site)
    http://www.realhotstuff.hk/EZ-Flash-3-in-1-Expansion-Pack_p_15.html

    If you want RTC and don't mind using gba exploader you can can get a M3 for under 20 bucks.
    (CA site)
    http://www.gamersection.ca/product_info.php?cPath=30_36&products_id=730

    The M3 GEP still requires a slot1 to use. Doesn't work in a GBA/SP/micro.
     
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    Supercard Mini SDs are currently available on eBay for as little as $20, and they work in GBA/GBASPs, as well as DS/DSLite's. (NOTE: They protrude slightly from the DS, but this is not problematic.) The binaries I have tried require disabling most of the features to function, but I haven't tried any warez, and have absolutely no intentions of doing so. Perhaps warez is different...
    Although the Supercard Mini SD advertises video, audio, photo playback, etc. this requires downloading the GBA binary and PC converter software from Supercard's website. Unfortunately, the listed converter does not work with the GBA binary. I spent quite some time digging around the Internet, and did finally find some converter software that worked with "FilmPlay.gba"

    If you have any further questions about a Supercard Mini SD, I'd be glad to answer, as I physically have a Supercard Mini SD, as well as a GBASP, and a DS Lite.
     
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    Realhotstuff currently have EZ-Flash IVs in stock, if you want a standalone cart (has its own memory card, no DS flash cart required) that's the way to go these days: http://www.realhotstuff.hk/EZ-Flash-IV-Flashcardin-stock-now_p_76.html
    Get one before they sell out again :)

    Avoid the Supercards at all costs unless you are OK with slowdown in a lot of games (theres a reason they are cheap and easy to find), which IMO really defeats the point of using a flash cart in the first place (I have a supercard and several EZ-Flash IVs).
     
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    Is the EZ IV the same as EZ V in terms of performance, the only difference being that the IV is a stand alone cart? Because I have an R4 card, and I'm leaning more towards the EZ V because it's cheaper.
     
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    EZ-flash V is the name of the slot 1 cart. The GBA expansion is called the 3-in-1.


    The in-game performance of GBA ROMs will be the same, yes (perfect apart from games that require RTC etc).

    If you only wish to use the cart in a DS/DS lite (there are both full size and DS lite size versions) and have a slot1 cart then yeah go for a 3-in-1. The EZ-flash IV is normally a full sized cart (would stick out a bit of a DS lite slot 2 like a retail game), but there is a smaller version also.
    The main benefit of a IV over a 3-in-1 expansion is that it works independent of a slot 1 flashcart, so can be used in a GBA. If you're happy to load games via the slot 1 cart and arent interested in playing on a GBA then you might as well go for the 3-in-1.

    I like to play on a GBA myself, but that's just personal preference.