NDSi vs Dingoo A320

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by zaney, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. zaney
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    zaney Newbie

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    Hi there

    I'm new to this site, and to this "world" so I want to ask around before I buy something.
    My options are currently: Dingoo A320 or NDSi + DSTWO

    Just looking at specs, it looks like the DSi is the best choice.
    I'm going to use it for GB/GBC/GBA and NES/SNES so which one is best for that,
    and do I need to keep something in mind when buying either of them?
    Is it easy to transfer games and to get emulators working on them?

    And last, where is the safest place to purchase DSTWO or Dingoo from Denmark?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. BORTZ

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    Other members will back me up if i am correct but i think the DSi + DSTWO combo is a better choice. The Dingoo is awesome, but the build quality is poor.
     
  3. emigre

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    To be honest a PSP sounds like a much better solution than a DS or Dingoo for emulation.
     
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    Wanted to say that too, but if you love DS games then go for DSI+ DSTWO combo.
    DSTWO can emulate GBA games too.
     
  5. zaney
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    What do you mean by that? Which emulators are supported?
    It will actually be quite cheaper if I bought a PSP-E1000,
    but do I need to buy something other than the console?
     
  6. emigre

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    From what I use on my memory stick, NES, Neo Geo,Capcom Play System 1,GBA, Megadrive and Mega CD, SNES, NGPC. And virtualisation for PSX compatibility. ANd that's just what I use on a everyday basis. The PSP is much much better than what's available with the DS. All you need is a memory stick to hack and you're good to go.
     
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    That sounds awesome. Does it matter which version of the PSP I buy, or are the new E1000 just as easy to hack?
    What about PS Vita is that any good for this matter?
     
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    PSPs are a piece of piss to hack. Follow Rydian's guide in the PSP section, its really good and simple to use.

    Regarding which PSP that depends on your personal preference. The E1000 has poor build quality so you might want to look at the PSP3k or the Go. The Go has 16 GB internal memory which means you won't have to faff about with memory cards. There's a kernal PSP hack for the Vita but just get a PSP. There's less hassle as Sony are going to protect the Vita.
     
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    The PSP's emulation is much, much better than even the DS+DSTwo combo can do. The PSP is really that much more powerful. I play SNES stuff fullspeed on a regular basis, GBA too. Also PSX games is a huge plus, though not all of them work.

    If you get a PSP 1000/2000/3000/Street(E1000) you'll need a memory stick and a way to read the stick (or a cable to hook the PSP to a PC to read the stick that way), but I'd recommend against the E1000, people say it's built like cheap shit, and it has no wireless.
     
  10. zaney
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    Thank You so much for your help, I think I'll go look for PSP GO :) I can't wait
     
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    Wow 4 hours battery life, that isn't very long. Is the an official extended battery for the console?
     
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    are you talking about the go? my psp go lasts a couple of days when fully charged when it's not in use, even when i am using it it lasts a whole day, not even close to 4 hours.
     
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    while the dingoo is smaller and does suffer from d-pad issues (sensitivity), it has actively developed emulation and a rather large scene. psp emulation is pretty much over, there has been nothing new, including updates.

    depending on what i'm doing, i may only get 2 hrs of battery life on the psp. some emulation really eats up the battery, especially at 333MHz.

    -another world
     
  14. zaney
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    Yes I am, everywhere I've checked they say it has 4-6 hour battery life when gaming.

    How about buying a PSP-3000 and also buy a extended battery? http://us.playstation.com/psp/accessories/extended-life-battery-psp-3000.html
     
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    well i own one so is that not good enough? if you buy the 3000 model you will have to buy the memory card separate, you do know that? the battery will only start dying when it starts loosing its charge, i have a 2000 model that i've had for a couple of years now and it doesn't even hold a charge anymore, the battery is completely gone.
     
  16. SteelLord

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    take 3ds and supercard dstwo and you are the best... but if you want to listen to music,videos and play games.. get dingoo..