Hacking NDS 1:1 DS-X like device!

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http://sky2k.com/shop/nds-11-512mb-p-191.html
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Sky2k supposedly has a 4Gbit & 2Gbit slot-1 solution for 1/3 the cost of DS-X. Sounds TGTBT...
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The NDS 1:1 is a linker especially made the NDS/NDSL. It fits into the DS slot of your console, and allows you to launch NDS and other multimédia files (movies, music, e-books, ...). It includes flash memory so no extra memory card is needed. It can also be used as a passcard for other flash cards. This is a all-in-one product for your NDS/NDSL.

Features and Details:


- Original NDS cart size.

- No passcard needed.

- No memory card needed.

- Easy to use, plug and play.

- 100% compatible to NDS, support all DS roms.

- 512Mb flash memory included.

- Flash saving system built in, no battery needed.

- Support sleep mode.

- Support USB 2.0

- Can be used as passcard for M3/G6/Supercard/EZ Flash

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The price is very appealing, but I've already ordered a SC/Superkey from them. How is it noone knows of this device? Is it a DS-X clone already? I'm frustrated.
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Also notice the card says NDSGBA, will it allow GBA roms unlike DS-X? atm this is all just speculation from me.
 

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Looks just like the DS-Xtreme 4 Gbit. Except that the features list doesn't mention the "no-patching" feature which leads me to think that this requires patching
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I'm trying to find more differences between this and the DS-Xtreme... hmm...


edit: oh yeh, the price
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edit2: doesnt seem to connect to the PC directly. How do you flash it?
 

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IMO it looks like a cheap clone of the NinjaPass (as if that wasn't cheap enough to begin with).
The sticker on the front of the cart looks extremely similar to the GUI of the NinjaPass.

The site - Sky2k, seems to have the size of the card listed as both MB and Mb - so be careful. I'd assume that it's in megabits for the price - though if it is 512MB the flash memory would have to be extremely cheap (unreliable).

Also, I don't see a USB port on the card - so it's either a quick photoshop or it uses the same kind of USB linker we saw with the NinjaPass.
 

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512Mb = 64MBytes. Not a whole lot. DS-X has 8 times more.
Probably this has zero homebrew compatibility as well. (supposedly DS-X has very good homebrew compatibility).
 

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Hum well, NDSGBA is the company who did Ultra FlashPass (the first internal memory slot 1). Ninjapass is a clone of Ultra Flashpass. Ultra FlashPass is 512Mb (64MB) and I heard it sucks. So I'm 99% sure this is 512Mb (64MB)
 

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The thing is, we don't know if this is 512 Mb (Megabits) or 512 MB (Megabytes). The site doesn't say!
This is vital information though
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Edit: OK mastertop101 you're probably right... 512 Mbits... hah.
 

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I just emailed them this is the email i got back!:
Thank you for choosing to contact Sky2k.com Customer Care. This message is
being sent to let you know we received your request for assistance.
We value you as our customer and your satisfaction is important to us. Our goal
is to get back to you within 24 to 48 hours but we'll do our best to respond
sooner.

We appreciate your business.

Sky2k.com Customer Care


It seems that they are legit for now
 

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The site - Sky2k, seems to have the size of the card listed as both MB and Mb - so be careful. I'd assume that it's in megabits for the price - though if it is 512MB the flash memory would have to be extremely cheap (unreliable).
The site displays the uppercase MB above the Item # only because that title is caps-locked in the title, if you browse other stuff like EZ Flash 4 Lite Compact MicroSD and click it, it displays "EZ FLASH 4 LITE COMPACT MICROSD", so just a capslock thingy.

I think there are pretty much things with names of this card which oddly enough keep unexplained in the description, like:
- DSGBA, why the GBA in it, it doesn't launch GBA roms, else they would have putten that in the description already. :^) Just because it sounds interesting or something or perhaps the ability to use it as passcard for GBA slot? Stupid still. n.v.m. missed mastertop's post saying it's a company name...
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product_NDS1B1.jpg
it says HDS 1:1 there, when it's called NDS 1:1 in the description?
- 1:1 ... what the hell does that mean, like copy a game 1:1 to that cartridge or something? and how would they do that then?

And then the description:
The NDS 1:1 is a linker (linker? shouldn't that be flashcart?) especially made the NDS/NDSL. (Sounds like we're missing a "for" in that sentence) It fits into the DS slot of your console (Truly, a ds slot in my console, wow), and allows you to launch NDS and other multimédia files (movies, music, e-books, ...). It includes flash memory so no extra memory card is needed. It can also be used as a passcard for other flash cards. This is a all-in-one product for your NDS/NDSL. (If the thing alone is all-in-one, are you supposed to put that card in your floppy drive to write stuff to it then?)
 

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I just order from the site 4 days ago for ds-link and card... They answered all my questions and were very nice.... Yes i think the store is safe.... BTW how long did it take for ur SC/SKey order to come?
 

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I'd rather stick to the old faithfuls if they ever make a Supercard or M3 Slot 1 solution. At least you know you'll get firmware updates if needed.
 

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Like someone said before me, NDSGBA was the company that made the Ultra Flash Pass. Not to long ago, the online store that was supporting the UFP dropped it, and the site was not updated with UFP updates.

This just looks like ndsgba is just trying to get back in the market, after their first product failed.
 

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Why is DSLink English about $10 more than DSLink Chinese on that site?

edit:: It looks like all their flash cards are $15~ more for the English versions than the Asian ones. What's up with that??
 
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