New Edge(CycloDS clone?) card at DX for $28

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Jan 25, 2008
  1. PBC
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    Hello, I was looking around online and stumbled across the name of a new slot 1 card. I looked up this "Edge" slot 1 and got some info. It is being compared to R4 and DSTT so far. The Manual Looks like its on par with those carts. Haven't heard anything else about it so far.

    On the same webpage I found the reference to the Edge card I also found a strange piece of hardware...Usb DATA? transfer cable
    This is a USB cable...looks like the other end going into the POWER port of the DS. I actually have a USB charger for the DS and it was not advertised as a "DATA" transfer cable like this one. I thought the website may have mistakenly labeled and charger as a DATA transfer cable..BUT when you take a closer look at the box it says printed on it "For transfer and download data from PC".

    ANyone know the real deal on either on of these devices??
     


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    There's only 2 pins in the charge port of the ds, so It's only for power and ground, no data.
     
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    Thanks for the info!

    I guess we will hear more about this soon enough.

    But I say the market is already filled with enough flashcards [​IMG]
     
  4. raulpica

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    I believe it's a clone of some card, like an N-Card or DSTT.
     
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    Whatever it is, it's got a snazzy box!
     
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    I was just gonna say that [​IMG]
    I also think it may be a clone of something else. We can check this by somebody looking at the firmware, but I have no time [​IMG]
     
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    I thought the same hoping someone else would do that [​IMG]

    If I have time, I'll compare the firmware with some other flashcards, like R4.

    I can't believe that GBATemp could have missed a new card, so it must be a clone of some sort [​IMG]
     
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    It's a CycloDS clone ...
     
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    Proof?
     
  10. euphemism

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    Read the CycloDS site, this manual for the edge is almost entirely ripped from TeamCyclops, sound like they are mimicking the OS as well.

    edit: Yep, it sounds like a clone.
     
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    Supports MicroSDHC cards up to 32GB
    Plays Commercial NDS ROM
    Plays Homebrew NDS ROMS
    Touch to execute OS system
    Works with Moonshell for multimedia playback such as movies and MP3’s
    Frequently updated OS for best compatibility
    Action Replay compatible cheat system
    Brighntess adjustment for NDSL
    In game reset
    Full download play support
    Supports slot 2 expansions
    Multi language user interface
    Save game saves directly to Micro SD
    Automatic save game type detection
    Supports clean ROMs
    Robust non-spring loaded Micro SD slot
    Micro SDHC card reader included

    From their site.
    Not Ncard, but maybe TTDS?

    It also says that you can disable Auto-DLDI patching by holding select while booting homebrew. This is not a feature I know of with any other cart. They might be legit.
     
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    The box contents remind me of the Cyclo. lol

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yep the shell looks very similar too, except that the micro SD doesn't stick out for the black one.

    EDIT: If the price is low, and you can somehow swap the Cyclo DS Evo firmware onto it, then this will probably be very popular [​IMG] And the box is definitely a change [​IMG]
     
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    Actually this could be original, or just have different compression than the cyclods, The cheat file and the menu are both encrypted, i haven't been able to get very far with decrypting it as i have no way of knowing how its encrypted and by the looks of it this card has no on-board memory for the flash so it must decompress it on boot which means theres only one way to decrypt it, which is to dump the actel chips rom and disassemble that which is not very easy at all.

    EDIT: LOL this is just a CycloDS clone, i looked at the dldi driver for the EDGE moonshell and low and behold it say CycloDS [​IMG]
     
  16. James B.

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    Noo Noo..

    Why can I plug my special headphones into that very slot and hear sound?

    I bought them especially for the GBA:SP and they have the same port.

    There has to be Data 0 and 1 in that connector, along with power 0 and 1.

    EDIT: Still unlikely that they can actually write to the card through this though. Just thought I'd share :].
     
  17. Normmatt

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    That cable looks like a mini usb to usb cable, nothing special.
     
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    That feature is exclusive to the CycloDS Evo.
     
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    Well, I know there was a member here who had a review sample back in early December, but wanted to keep it hush-hush at the time.

    If he hops online I'll see if he wants to post his thoughts on the device.
     
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    Ironic how cloners are getting cloned now (Think Cyclo Slot 2 series [​IMG] )
     

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