Slotting DS cart into slot whilst on-good or bad?

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by thiswayup, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. thiswayup
    OP

    Newcomer thiswayup Newbie

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2006
    Messages:
    5
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Hi all

    quick q. If you are playing a GBA game and you decide to slot a DS cart in whilst it is playing, would it have any negative affect on the machine?
    I.e will it blow it?

    J
     
  2. Resident0

    Member Resident0 GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2005
    Messages:
    495
    Location:
    Essex
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    It wont damage the DS but it could wipe the save game memory on the DS game due to a power surge, same effect as repeatedly flippering the power switch on SNES games.
     
  3. thiswayup
    OP

    Newcomer thiswayup Newbie

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2006
    Messages:
    5
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    what if it is just a pass card?
     
  4. Bowser128

    Member Bowser128 King Koopa

    Joined:
    May 26, 2006
    Messages:
    506
    Location:
    England
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Well a passcard isn't a game, therefore there is no gamesave on it to be lost. So, no, there's no problem.
     
  5. freemaan

    Newcomer freemaan Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2005
    Messages:
    90
    Country:
    Hungary
    That's false... only SRAM can lost due to a power surge, NDS cards have EEPROM/FLASH.
     
  6. omegatr0n

    Member omegatr0n GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2006
    Messages:
    144
    Country:
    so i assume plugging a supercard in while the nds is on can cause problems?
     

Share This Page