Original R4 DS & Edge in DS mode on DSi XL. Possible?

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  1. Miss Panda
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    May I just get some confirmation on the following?


    Am I correct in thinking that both the original R4 DS and original Edge flashcarts will NOT work at all on a DSi XL not even in DS mode? I currently own both carts and have a DS Lite. I realise that they obviously cannot run in DSi mode and never will as they are obsolete carts now.

    But as I just want the bigger screen to run DS games and DSlibris and ikureader (main purpose is reading ebooks [​IMG]) if either will work in DS mode on the DSi I'll be happy.


    Thanks peoples

    PS. I did read the stickys both here and in the respective forums and on the Edge site but am still unclear .
    And I am reluctant to pay out for a new flashcart for the DSi XL until the Cyclo iEvo or SuperCardTwo have got some decent firmware revisions out for DSI mode (or a new model of flashcart that is totally dsi'd up!)
     
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    They will not work and they can never work in DS-Mode on the DSi.
    If you are worried about price go with one of these cards; Acekard 2i, R4i DSN, or R4i Gold
     
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    Thanks very much for the reply. Oh well looks like I'll be splashing out for a new flashcart as well as a DSi XL. [​IMG]

    Ok so future proof cards SupercardTwo or Cyclo iEvo?
     
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    I would suggest investing in a Supercard Two, the iEvo is ok, but it's only promising feature is the DSi-Mode, which just isn't that impressive since most dsi-features aren't that important.
     
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    Hmmm but if it has dsi features it sounds more future proof. I'm on the middle on this. I'd be grateful if any one has any more input on this.
     
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    Honestly though the DSTwo has way more power and way more features and honestly the DSi-Mode really just isn't that impressive in the end.
    The DSTwo is also cheaper.
     
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    The lack of properly dumped DSi games along with lack of decent DSi homebrew makes the iEVO a bit sucky, the DSTWO has a built in processor with a decent amount of homebrew.

    There's also the possibility that the DSTWO may have DSi mode in the future.

    So DSTWO>iEVo in my opinion
     
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    Thanks fellas. Now where to buy in the UK? [​IMG]
    @ "The Pi"
    Where did you get yours from?
     
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    I recommend the DSTWO, plays any game I throw at it without a problem.
     
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    Thank you everyone I'm taking the plunge with the DSTWO [​IMG]
     

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