M3i Zero + Slot-2 Cards

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by dropclip, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. dropclip
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    Hello everyone, I had been using a R4 (Slot-1) and a Supercard Lite (Slot-2). Recently R4 has been trashed so i went out and bought a new slot-1 card M3i Zero, however I failed to notice that it is only compatible with M3 slot-2 cards.

    - has anyone found a way to get the M3i Zero to recognize a Supercard Lite Slot-2 card?

    - Is there a way to use the M3 Lite firmware on the Supercard Lite so that the slot-2 is detected?

    - Would a future M3i Zero core update support more slot-2 cards?


    I researched and googled the hell out of this problem and cannot find anything what so ever other than buy a GBA Expansion Pack. I would rather not have to replace my slot-2 card for no reason other than compatibility, has anyone found a way around this?

    (PS - I have emailed M3 about this and they just give a stupid generic response of: "Only M3 cards are compatible, sorry for any inconvenience")
     
  2. Sonicslasher

    Sonicslasher In Law we trust.

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    I'm sorry, but your section is in another castle.
     
  3. Pliskron

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    You should have purchased a supercard since it has full support for your slot two like GBA DS linking. There are ways to get a 3in1 to work with the zero but I'm pretty sure that you're out of luck with regard to the supercard.
     
  4. dropclip
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    dropclip Newbie

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    unfortunatly is wasn't until after i bought it that i realized the compatibility issue, my own stupid fault but i was hoping for some sort of custom M3 firmware i could load on the supercard lite or something...
     
  5. Pliskron

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    There is a hacked gbaldr for the M3 I think that does support the supercard. Good luck and let us know.
     
  6. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    If you just want to play GBA games I believe all you need to do is boot GBA (I believe there's an option for that). If not then just boot without the M3 inserted
     
  7. dropclip
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    dropclip Newbie

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    thanks for the hack gbaloader hint, i am fine/happy to play my GBA games from booting directly to slot-2 but i would like the slot-1 card to detect the supercard lite slot-2 for the RAM function though......


    i will try and load the custom M3 gbaloader onto the supercard lite slot-2 card and see if M3i Zero will pick it up, does anyone have a link for the latest version of gbaldr?
     
  8. Pliskron

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    You can't use the latest version. You can get the ips patch for 058b or you can use version 57 without patching.
     
  9. Pliskron

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    After some reading I don't think that GBA ExpLoader workd with the Supercard.