Micro SD to PSVita game card adapter announced

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    I wish this was announced 6 months ago before I bought a 64gb card for $105.
     
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    I have a memory card (64GB) that doesn't even allow a format. those cards r a pos that fail at the drop of a hat.
     
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    Nice. I ordered 2x 64Gb vitaMcard on launch day from Japan. Was "cheap" that time becouse here even MicroSD 64Gb was expensive as.

    But today for the price i can sell one vita 64Gb i can buy 3 or 4 MicroSD 64Gb.
     
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    well, I guess when i finally buy a sao/miku machine it'll be a bit cheaper getting storage, nice
     
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    Do not trust this guy. He has no idea what he is getting himself into at $10 a pop. Just a warning.

    Wait for yifanlu/xyz to fully test these things and refine them before buying in. It won't take long, I promise :)
     
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    I'm broke from buying a switch anyway so hows a year or 2 to wait for testing XD
     
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    these are probably just going to be rebranded black fin adapters
    none of the work into getting the vita to actually see and use these has been done
     
  9. ArugulaZ

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    I was excited... then I thought about it more carefully. We don't know how well these will work, if we ever get them at all. I'll wait for someone else to take the bullet for me. In the meantime, I've got a PSTV with the USB stick hack!
     
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  10. dude22072

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    Feels like a scam considering the video Yifan Lu posted was a PoC and there is no guarantee that this functionality will ever see its way into the public scene.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Did... did you watch Yifan Lu's video in the article?
     
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    Yifan Lu released everything needed to make them. These are just Yifan's boards printed with a micro sd adapter soldered on. He even posted in the SD2VITA threads where the sales were announced. Apparently it's been confirmed to work on fat and slim vitas and should work on vita tvs in theory. Yifan even released the patches needed to mount the card on github

    https://github.com/xyzz/gamecard-microsd
    https://oshpark.com/shared_projects/18trdVaa

    Yifan questioned him and the dude owns a small repair shop apparently. I'm sure it'll be fine.

    http://archive.is/DGdNx
     
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    No because at the time I didn't see any video in the links

    So hopefully some chinese manufacturer can mass produce them.
     
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    I forgot
    Yeah, there kind of was, the videos been up 3-4 days now :P

    Anyways, already ordered the 3G module so I won't bother with this for now.
     
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    He said a repair business, not a physical shop, and if that is true then he REALLY won't have time to do all the bullshit required to sell all these at $10 a pop.
     
  15. happydance

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    just curious, that's it? saw the board linked and its just a direct connection from Vita card slot to a micro SD, no additional electronic parts? So... technically if you're hard core, you can directly solder a sd card to the board side of the pins of the vita card slot and used the patched software of henkaku?
     
  16. Duo8

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    Yeah. It's completely passive.
     
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    Only time will tell.
     
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    150 is too low amount. They will be sold in seconds.
     
  19. Duo8

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    Wait until China gets on it. Thousands available at $5 each.
    Plus $2 shipping.
     
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  20. RedBlueGreen

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    Are these adapters that go in the Memory Card slot? Or do they go in the game card slot?