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Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by -poet-, May 13, 2008.

May 13, 2008

Questionable site by -poet- at 5:39 PM (2,554 Views / 0 Likes) 21 replies

  1. -poet-
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    I have recently come across a site that is selling M3, Cyclo, R4, and various other carts at really low prices, my question is if it is real or are they scaming people

    http://www.bestezbuy.com/?gclid=CJC-rpqZo5MCFQoRswodzwi-ng

    i am looking for a card that has decent size with removable SD cards, that can handle SNES and DS games,

    with fairly decent compatibility,

    if anyone can offer some advice about the site, and or carts to purchase then i would appreciate it,

    then one i've been considering is the Cyclo DS only because it supports SNES and DS rom's,

    anyway

    thank you
     


  2. trikon000

    Member trikon000 GBAtemp Regular

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    even if it is legit, it is in the US. that means it will probably be shut down pretty fast once nintendo finds out and the stock of stuff is confiscated and destroyed as illegal contraband by the police.

    You can order something cheap from them to find out if they are legit.

    You can also use site review sites to find out if the site is good, bad, scam, etc.
     
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    Use RealHotStuff.com
     
  4. -poet-
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    thankx guys i appreciate it and ill look into that

    any suggestions on the cart itself
    ive been reading reviews on cards but im really unsure which one would be the best to emulate both gba, snes, and ds?
     
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    Buy a CycloDS from realhotstuff.com
     
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    Yeah you can't go wrong with a CycloDS they are the best on the market.
     
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    for "gba emulation" the best choices are M3 real full package(GBA-ram package)
    or the latest EZ-flash(V i think) with 3in1.
    you must always get a slot-2 GBA-ram device to run gba games.

    and those 2 come with (optional) GBA-ram device and have software to use it built-in.
    but the EZ-flash 3in1 can be used with almost any slot1 device if you use GBA exploader.

    for DS/snes there isn't really a "best" card.
    all slot1's run DS games fine, and run glitchy snes games using a homebrew emulator.
     
  8. Another World

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    flash kits are not illegal to buy, own and operate. it is only illegal to have copies of roms that you do not own the original cart for. if you are promoting the illegal use of a flash kit and selling roms along with them, then that would be illegal.

    -another world
     
  9. trikon000

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    In the US it is. you want to tell that to all the sellers located in the US when they got raided.
     
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    I've purchased 3 CycloDS Evos from realhotstuff.com, and I'm very happy with them. The cards are great, as well as the website. Type in the savings code SAVES and get an additional 5% discount. They have the Cyclo cheaper than anyone else I've found.
     
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    Um Nope no it is not illegal to own/operate/Sell
    Depending on how you label the devices If you label them saying to download and play commercial rom's/games of course its gonna draw negative attention to the device Not to mention "encouraging Copyright infringement"

    This goes back to the VHS Recorder / CD-Burner / DVD Burner

    Same principle other than the Propitiatory Cart


    And 99% Of cop's could care less about this crap
    Hell one cop friend of mine burns dvds for me

    And Nintendo screwed themselves on the emulator front by copyrighting there's

    Can't be illegal if there is a copyright on it

    Text of Copyright
    Images from Copyright
     
  12. Another World

    Former Staff Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    keep believing what your buddy in study hall told you.

    -another world
     
  13. trikon000

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    then name at least 3 US sellers that are still in business selling flash carts older than 1 year.


    study hall? thats almost 30 years ago for me. your the one that needs to grow up.
     
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    SAVE5 actually.
     
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    Looks pretty fake, so try theses sites:
    realhotstuff.com
    dealextreme.com

    And even if its legit, it will be shut down, and if u buy from it, you will be questioned because it is illegal.
     
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    Jandaman
    Realhotstuff

    2 of the best US sellers that have been around for quite a while

    Sure there are more i missed but those 2 were after searching for 5 seconds
     
  17. trikon000

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    so name a 3rd.

    then name all the places that got raided last year.
     
  18. Jack-Of-Trades

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    You know what?
    I'm not gonna argue with a stubborn Idiot that doesn't even have the slightest hint on how copyright work's.

    And for your information NO Location was ever raided, And the only thing that got that into your little 5'yr old head. Was the rumor that the R4 factory got shutdown.

    And despite Nintendo's pretty good Hand Held System's, Nintendo won't/cant do jack about the flash card site's/store's/hardware. Because the fact of the matter the retailer's/manufacturer's can easily claim Ignorance/"It's Purpose is for home brew", And since I cant find a single copyright for Nintendo's cart design there screwed!

    Now mod chip's Are a different story since there circumventing protection.
     
  19. -poet-
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    op here

    um hey

    i appreciate all the info but im pretty sure the useful info has already been given and this pissing contest can be continued on another forum

    thank you for all of your help

    =)
     
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