SLOT 2 vs. SLOT 1

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by jalapeno, Dec 29, 2006.

  1. jalapeno
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    jalapeno GBAtemp Regular

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    Does anyone with a SLOT 2 device going to buy a SLOT 1 device?
    -I'm still tossing up whether i should buy the m3 simply, r4 or nothing...


    SLOT1

    +FAST READ SPEEDS
    +NO SLOW DOWN
    +TOUCH SCREEN MENU
    +DOWNLOAD PLAY
    +WEB BROWSER

    -GBA GAMES

    *SAME COMPATIBILITY

    Did i miss anything out?
     
  2. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

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    You missed the EZ-V out [​IMG]

    In the features you also missed out the fact you generally wont need to patch roms anymore, just drag and drop.
     
  3. Satangel

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    Yeah Slot 1 is very easy to use, much easier then Slot 2's...
     
  4. Kaphis

    Kaphis GBAtemp Regular

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    you can't just genearlize slot-1 like that......the only slot-1 that even match that list right now is the R4DS (the M3 one haven't been released yet so we don't know yet).....and the con for the R4DS is the company....we all know with flashcarts no matter with slot1 or slot2 ...company update is still what make and break the cart.....

    the R4DS had problems with its early review versions (if you kept up to date with some of the chinese reviews) but was fixed with firmware update.

    I don't think you can ever do a slot2 vs slot1 comparision because slot1 vs slot1 itself has such a big price range and feature.
     
  5. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    It's times like this we really need a good compatibility table *hint hint*

    - Sam
     
  6. khan

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    Sorry, but were not you going to do a video review of R4 as suggested by your comments on scdev/gbatemp?

    Thankx
     
  7. sabinraijin

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    GBA support = win
     
  8. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    Such a comparison table would be definitely a nice thing to have. I'm up with a slot 2 card myself but I have no clue if a switch to a slot 1 card is worth the fuzz at all. The only problem I have with my slot 2 so far is missing WiFi support ( can not connect to access points o.=.O ). How is WiFi support on those slot 1 solutions? Any better or worse?
     
  9. tehcamel

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    currently own a flashed nds and a supercard lite.

    plan on buying an r4 as soon as realhotstuff gets em.

    why
    drag and drop
    sleep mode
    no slowndowns
    skins
    same great rom compatability.

    skins should be listed last because all the other features i listed are more important to me. people are making badass skins for it though so i thought i should at least throw it up on the list.

    *edit - should also mention that i dont play gba so i dont need the ram in my supercard eating up my battery life. the r4/m3 have a very simple pcb with very few chips. i think when it comes to battery life these 2 are also going to be great contenders.
     
  10. corbs132

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    What about for all the mac users out there (hint hint me) who don't feel like booting up parallels every time they want to patch a game? Drag and drop is a very nice feature...
     
  11. jelbo

    jelbo Ōkami!

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    edit: oops, wrong thread