Recommendations for a first-timer

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Conspiracy0, Jan 21, 2010.

Jan 21, 2010
  1. Conspiracy0
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    Hello there, I'm just getting started into this whole Flash Cart thing. I have absolutely no idea what to do. From what I've gathered, you don't actually have to do any hardmodding or softmodding, just insert the cart? I honestly don't know but I should quit rambling.

    I could use some tips for a good flash cart for a first time.

    I would prefer it to have thes features.
    • Easy/No setup; I don't want to have to research how to get mine running [​IMG]
    • I don't own a microSD card, and don't want to have to buy if I don't have to. I will if I really need one, however.
    • No more than 50$ w/shipping.
    Any advice you can give is appreciated. Thank you.

    *EDIT* I forgot to mention I have a DS Fat.
     
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    1. I suggest the Acekard 2i for your DS Lite/DSi needs. It's simple to use and the best on the market IMO.
    2. You HAVE to use a MicroSD card, however you can normally buy the flashcart bundled with a 2/4/8/16 card. Once again, you HAVE TO USE an SD card.
    3. Use google, search for online shops to purchase an Acekard 2i [or whatever flashcart you decide]; As I don't live in the US, I'm not exactly sure the best sites. Someone else can help with that I'm sure.

    Best of luck.
     
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    Thank you, but I just realized something I forgot to add. I have a DS Fat. HOpe this doesnt really affect anything
     
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    Try RealHotStuff. You can get it bundled with a 4GB MicroSDHC card or a 2 GB MicroSD card and it comes with a reader. Shipping is about 3 days from what I've heard.


    http://www.realhotstuff.com/-c-125_102.html


    Edit: The Acekard 2i works with all DS systems. Worked with my Phat before I upgraded.
     
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    1st reply + Here's a good link to buy from.

    http://www.realhotstuff.com/-c-125_102.html

    Either pick free shipping and buy a MicroSD separate (recommended, because they're a little more expensive if you buy a bundle), or buy the bundle.

    For you, I recommend a 1-4GB (1GB, 2GB, 4GB) Kingston microSD. Unless you know some brands yourself. In that case, go with the one you're most comfortable with.
     
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    On the free shipping one it says it comes with a Usb reader. Is that for the Cart or the microSD?
     
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    It's for the MicroSD, to make it easier to copy games and the filesystem across.
     
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    Ok then. I'm probably going to buy the 2GB bundle for the Acekard 2(no lite yet :
     
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    EDIT: Forgot the vid showed you where to get ROM's. I deleted it. Sorry mods.
     
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    ak2i...dont worry, they are really cheap but probably the best card out there
    probably arond $20 with free shipping but you will have t buy a seperate micro sd but sometimes you can get it with the ak if u pay extra

    if u want to buy a seperate card try to get a 4gb or bigger and try to get a class 4 atleast if not a class 6
     
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    Yeah, if you're going to get an Acekard, I'd get the Acekard 2i. You won't notice a difference, but if you ever get a DSi, it'll work on that. The Acekard 2 won't.
     

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