Replacement for Acekard 2i

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Jan 20, 2013

Replacement for Acekard 2i by stitch123 at 7:44 AM (1,509 Views / 0 Likes) 10 replies

  1. stitch123
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    Newcomer stitch123 Advanced Member

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    So, just to make sure.

    I need to buy R4i Gold 3DS for DSi 1.4.5? How long will R4 be able to bypass updates from Nintendo? Will it be dead soon like Acekard?

    EDIT: I am from Europe, should I buy R4i Gold EU 3DS? http://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=150 What is difference between them?
     
  2. Rydian

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    Flash carts are not region-locked. The "EU" one is not the same thing, it's from different people and doesn't have official Wood support.

    I wouldn't buy the R4i Gold if you're worried about future updates, as they've already had to release multiple models to get past updates, with the older ones blocked (like the AK2i) and unable to update.

    The Supercard DSTwo is the only cart that has been able to pass every DSi and 3DS update that's been put out without needing a new version.
     
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    Hi, you can buy a R4i 3DS card ( in Red box). It updates quickly after New update from Nintendo. Beside, it's cheaper, no more than 13 usd. You can search R4i SDHC 3DS Card for Nintendo for DSIXL in google.com, there is lots of sellers there. But, keep in mind, in Red Box.
     
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    I wouldn't, it's one of the usual carts that stops updating their old models after a time.

    Yes, you'll be getting the new model now, but it'll be the old model after a few updates just like the others.
     
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    I am confused that since all cards will be changed into old model after Nintendo 3DS or Dsi comes out with new updates. So, what cards can be recommended. There is no cards that can be compatible forever before new updates.

    From my point of view, the cards can be good enough if they can be compatible for the latest version of updates soon after Nintendo 3DS or Dsi updates. Can I understand in that way?
     
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    buy a supercard dstwo it is worth the extra money has 3ds and dsi updates fixes in around 24 hrs also plays gba and snes roms
     
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    The supercard DStwo is the only flash card that has never needed a new hardware version to remain compatible after Nintendo updates the 3DS.A firmware update comes out for the card, you update it and the same card works.
    All other cards have needed to change the hardware, so people using them have to buy a new one.

    So, from history at least, the supercard DStwo is the most likely card to keep working after future 3DS updates, without you having to buy a new one.
     
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    No, all the recommended flash carts with DSi/3DS compatibility can run a software update to make them compatible with DSi and 3DS updates.

    The R4i Gold for a cheap one, or the DSTwo, which has never needed a new model for DSi/3DS updates.

    Just one or two updates isn't good enough, most R4 clones do a few updates and then make you buy a new cart.

    The DSTwo hasn't done that though, it's lasted all the updates.
     
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    imho and bu no means am i a pro but the dstwo is a lot better card.

    and for someone like me, it makes everything a whole lot easier :)
     
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    i haven't been keeping up with the ismart mm, but its just an OEM iplayer with a kernel supported by supercard. they claim it works on dsi 1.4.4/1.4.5 c, but i don't see any info about the 3ds on their download page. it seems they removed their forum as well, which might have provided more information about the card's future. their "Download firmwareV4_3DSfix.zip" doesn't contain a readme.

    -another world
     
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    Ok, thanks to all :)
     

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