Rumble/GBA-Combi Extension for R4DS

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by Nio, Nov 11, 2007.

Nov 11, 2007

Rumble/GBA-Combi Extension for R4DS by Nio at 2:38 PM (1,073 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. Nio
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    Member Nio GBAtemp Regular

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    I have a R4Ds and I like it, but I also wanna rumble and play gba games soemtimes. so.
    I wanna some Slot-2 Modul that supports gba games and includes a rumble thing.

    What products are out there?
    Whats the best?

    Thanks.
     
  2. jelbo

    Member jelbo Ōkami!

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    I can't believe you didn't do some research. Anyway the answer is EZ-Flash 3in1 Expansion.
     
  3. JacobReaper

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    i love the eWin Expansion Pack, i ordered it, looks amazing [​IMG] compared to the EZ Flash, i would have to say the eWin Expansion Pack [​IMG]
     
  4. Maikel Steneker

    Member Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    Then I'll post about the Expansion Paks included with the M3 Real. However, as the Ewin Expansion Paks they're seperate, and not including GBA and Rumble.

    If you want both in one cartridge you're looking for the EZ 3 in 1.
     
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    My conclusion of the expansion cards are:
    (Yes i have all of them)


    EZFlash 3in1
    - GBA (NOR/PSRAM) 32 MB NOR)
    - Ram (16MB)
    - Rumble

    Ewin Expansion
    - GBA (No NOR)
    - Ram (28MB)

    Ewin Rumble
    - Rumble

    M3/G6 Expansion
    - GBA
    - Ram ? (Not supported by Quake DS Ram)

    M3/G6 Rumble
    - Rumble

    Original DS RAM Expansion pack
    - 8MB Ram
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    Conclusion (+ = positive / - = Negative )
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    EZFlash 3in1
    + All in 1 solution
    + GBA games you write to NOR stay in NOR so you can start them right away from the DS gui
    + Fits good
    + You can write GBA games fast to PSRAM, those games disappear when turning off your DS
    + Great support for other slot-1 cards besides EZFlash V
    + Great support from Rudolph with his tools
    + 32MB NOR and 16MB PSRAM (PSRAM according to Quake DS with RAM enabled)
    + NDS-GBA Linkage
    + Works with Opera Browser

    - Rumble is to hard even on soft
    - Rumble is noisy
    - Manually backup/restore of your saves needed to slot-1

    Ewin expansion packs
    + Rumble pack is great, not to loud and not to shaky, just good
    + GBA flashing is solved in a good way (1st time a bit longer, writes some info on card, next time booting goes faster)
    + Works good with any slot-1 card
    + Auto save backup/restore
    + Fits good
    + 28MB RAM (According to Quake DS with RAM enabled)
    + NDS-GBA Linkage
    + Works with Opera Browser

    - NDS GBA flashing program isn't the most fancy one
    - Rumble and GBA/RAM seperated
    - No NOR, so when you turn off your DS, the GBA game is gone

    M3/G6 Expansion packs
    + Real Time Save for GBA games
    + Descent speed of GBA Flashing
    + Rumble is descent but not as good as the Ewin2
    + Nice build into the GUI of the G6DS /M3DS Real
    + Very easy
    + Auto save backup/restore
    + Fits good
    + NDS-GBA Linkage
    + Works with Opera Browser

    - Works only with M3DS Real / G6DS Real
    - 2 seperated cards
    - No NOR, so when you turn off your DS, the GBA game is gone
    - When you forget about the Rumble and try to boot/flash gba to it, it shakes damned hard with alot of noise, when you're not
    prepared you prolly throw the DS out of your hands!

    Whatever card you take, any will fit you.
    - If you only need GBA with the RAM and you have a G6DS Real or M3DS Real then i would say, go get a M3/G6 for the RTS (and buy an ewin rumble for the rumble)
    - If you have any other card and only need GBA/RAM, go for the Ewin Expansion pack
    - If you want all in one solution and be able to start GBA right out of the GUI of the DS go for the EZFlash 3in1
    - If you only need rumble, get a Ewin Rumble (it's the best rumble you can get)
    - It really depends on what you need. All expansion pack are worth each other, just look at what you need and go for that,
    there's no clear winner or loser.
     
  6. MacGnG

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    thanks for this [​IMG]

    i bought the 3in1 anyway

    but this info woulda been nice to know b4 i bought it too
     
  7. Nio
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    Thanks a lot for all that info, one more question.

    Is the 32MB of the 3 in 1 enough to play all the newst games?
     
  8. Maikel Steneker

    Member Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    Yeah. I heard some rumors about 64 MB games, but I just checked in OfflineList and there aren't any dumped ones that are bigger.
     

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