Opera RAM expansion used as a falsh cart?

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  1. sifty
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    sifty Newbie

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    Ok so this is my first post... [​IMG]

    Anyways i was wondering can i use my opera ram expansion as a flash cart to put gba games, or dump a ds game on it? And if so what will i need to read, and delete items off of it...
    Incase your wondering i have R4DS with a 1 gb sandisk mircosd. (V. 1.11 i think... recently updated it...)

    ~~~~~thanks, sifty~~~~~~
     
  2. Takrin

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    thought the ram cart was volatile memory? meaning it cant sustain data without power. IE cut off power to ds or ram cart and everything in the memory go poof? thats what i think but who knows maybe they slapped in non volitile memory for webpage caching
     
  3. sifty
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    sifty Newbie

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    thnx for your imput....
     
  4. Linkiboy

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    Well, to play GBA games you would need SRAM, and it only has 8MB, so you can only play small games.
     
  5. yayforwii

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    i doubt it. the ram dies once power is lost.
     
  6. recover

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    How much ram do a GBA game need?
    Just curious.
     
  7. nl255

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    GBA games can be up to 32MB/256mbit without bankswitching (which no commercial games use) and you would need some non-volatile memory to store the save game data until the ds cart could copy it back to the microsd card.
     
  8. NetixRiqua

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    I really do not think it is possible because as yayforwii stated before the ram is considered dead after the power is gone. true story