NDSi as a bookreader ?

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Jan 30, 2011
  1. 1986worldcupstic
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    I'm after using a DSi XL as a bookreader but don't know if this is possible ?

    Is there a flashcart that would enable me to do this ? If so, what file formats can they support etc ?

    Any information on this would be great
    Thanks guys
     
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    DSTWO Supports most formats including PDF
     
  3. And some other functions, useless for the average user.
     
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    Um but he needs a book reader?
    DSTWO is the most smooth?
    DSTWO would be the best that way?
    Everybody would love an In Game Menu?
    Everybody wants no patching to ROMs?
     
  5. I was referring to emulators and some other functions like slow-motion. I mean, it is a feature packed cart but most of the features are useless to the average user.
    I for one don't crave for an In Game Menu.
    AKAIO can run ROMs without patching at like a price 30$ less than the DSTWO.
    The OP just wanted to read books on their DSi XL. Acekard is a cheap cart which can do the exact same with the homebrews to which I provided links in my earlier post.
     
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    Thanks for the links croagunk, exactly the sort of thing I need by the looks of it.
    I was hoping for a solution involving acekard as that is the card I was gonna buy anyway.

    Rockstar, thanks but croagunk is right here. I would never use the other functions of the DStwo card. I only want game support and book reading with my DSi. For a lot more money I can't see any real benefits over a program that acekard can run.
     
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    IkuReader is a very good book reader and is still in active development. It uses txt, fb2 and epub formats.

    You can use the free Calibre program to convert your e-books into one of these formats.
     
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    i own both AK2i and SCDS2.
    using the same reader software on both cards, the only apreciable difference is that the SCDS2 renders the text slightly faster, which mean smoother scrolling through pages and slightly faster loading of documents.

    you can read ebooks on either one, they both do the same job, yet, the SCDS2 loads text slightly faster.

    It's up to you to decide what you want.
     
  9. Glad you liked my opinion better [​IMG]
    Anyway, just wanted to let you know that some older acekard 2i's aren't directly compatible with the DSi Xl because the DSi XL comes with fw 1.4.1
    So try it before you buy it. If you're buying it online make sure that you check that its says something like 'compatible with DSi XL' or maybe compatible with 1.4.1
    I recommend that you buy it from here: http://www.lightake.com/detail.do/sku.Xmas...NDSL_NDSi-34419
    It comes pre-flashed for DSiXL and its the cheapest I could find anywhere.
     
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    DSLibris is the best book reader for NDS.
     
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    @Croagunk
    I ordered from zeroshippingzone as lightake was down at the time I ordered. Zeroshipping's site assured me that their product also came preflashed for 1.4.1. I will have have to wait and see. Probably a while with the chinese new year and all.
     
  12. Yeah it'll take a really long time. Best of luck!
     

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