R4DS Cartridge To Buy

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Lakerfanalways, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Lakerfanalways
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    Hi everyone. I am gonna be purchasing one of those R4DS today and my friend recommended this one
    http://www.realhotstuff.com/r4ds-p-338.html
    Is this a good one to go with..Does anyone here have R4 DS and haven't had any issues. Thanks
     
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    i can say that the R4DS works very well. there are other cards that are more expensive and have some nifty features. but if your main goal is to just play dumps of nintendo DS games that you *ahem* already own, then you can't very well go wrong with the R4DS.
     
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    AVOID anything with R4 in its name no matter what it says the R4team is dead.. so the support is gone no more updates for new games. I recommend some of these cards if you want a cheap but good one EDGE, Acekard 2, M3real. If you want the best of the best buy a cyclods
     
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    Any R4 card you buy today will be obsolete or fake. There are better cards for a similar price.
     
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    get another card
     
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    R4 = Dodo
     
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    What do you all recommend..thankfully I did not make the order. I am unfamiliar with these cards so I have no clue which one is good
     
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    if you want cheap but good card get Acekard 2 or ds top toy

    if you want the best one then get cyclods (costs a bit much)
     
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    Read some reviews here
    CycloDS, EDGE and Supercard DS one v3 are very good choices but Acekard is fine aswell (and less expensive)

    Best price for Acekard is at Dealextreme: $11.39 and free shipping
     
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    sorry if i am out of the loop recommending R4DS! I thought the ones on realhotstuff were ok. my wife ordered one for me before christmas from r4dsusa.com and it works fine. so there's no possibility that there are some out there still eh? that's too bad.

    lakerfanalways, bear in mind that most cards out now will not work with the DSi. assuming you don't plan on buying a DSi, go right ahead with one of the cards recommended here. if not, you are in an interesting place where you may want to just hold off and see what developments come about for the DSi. for example, the acekard2i reportedly works with the DSi. but there are questions as to whether it will continue to work with titles that use features unique to the DSi (camera, SD slot).
     
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    Yeah I'm not planning on getting the DSI..so if you had to choose, if you were me..which one would you go with..so many choices, so confused as to which one is good..30 bucks is my limit on how much I will spend that is why that realhotstuff site looks good, looks pretty cheap
     
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    r4dsusa site is a r4 clone site

    and which card you get depends on your needs and budget
    you have to do the research yourself
     
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    Well I am willing to spend up to 30 bucks..just want something that works..the Supercard one looks good and is within my budget..Just want something that I won't end up sending back cause it doesn't work. Someone told me the R4 one is good but then others say its bad so I have no idea
     
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    R$ is only "bad "in that the team has gone into hiding and not releasing anymore updates
    for 30$ i believe you can get the AK2 then use the AKAIO firmware but some of the other levelheaded members might have a better suggestion
     
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    what's weird is i could have sworn that i learned that r4dsusa.com was a reliable source from this site. maybe not. either way, it worked, and a quick search told me that other people have gotten working cards from there too. But still. why risk it.

    just go all out and get the cycloDS. that's the one i really wanted. looks slick too. boom. deny yourself that cheeseburger mega meal tomorrow, and quit smoking = money for cycloDS
     
  19. Raven Darkheart

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    there was never anything official from GBATemp supporting R4DSUSA.com except for a few renegade members that went apeshit after the R4 team folded and they all began pushing R4 clone sites
     
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    ak2i, nuff said.