So what does the Supercard DSTWO have over the AK2i?

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  1. 5%
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    I've heard rumors and little things about the DSTWO but is there any reason for me to upgrade to a Supercard DSTWO when I have a perfectly working AK2i? [​IMG]
     
  2. Leonidas

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    From what I heard, SCDS2 will be an upgrade of SCDS1 with extra hardware to emulate SNES and GBA, and probably video playback similar to the iplayer capability. However most likely it will be one of the most expensive carts as well. Acekards are like $15-20 and SCDS2 will be $50 or more. Users with DSi or DSi XL will most likely be interested since they have no slot2 for GBA games. Whether or not it's going to be worth the money, remains to be seen.
     
  3. BoxShot

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    SCDS2 is more like $40 but probably $50+ at a US dealer.

    Acekard pro: Cost, AKAIO, Norm

    SCDS2 pro: Long lasting team, gba emu, snes emu, media playback like iplayer

    Ultimately it comes down with do you need the features.
     
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    SCDS2 seems like the obvious choice. Hmm...I might look into it. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  5. House Spider

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    It can read PDFs also I believe.
     
  6. 5%
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    ^ If that's true, then it sounds like a must!!
     
  7. Leo Cantus

    Leo Cantus So zeta slow!

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    Wow, if it can emulate GBA then I'll definitely consider getting it.
     
  8. iFish

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    i recommend both!! AKAIO for compbility and SC DSTWO for video and a nice GUI and GBA/SNES.

    :yayds:
     
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    How can you recommend? SCDS2 hasn't even been released yet. Also I don't think it will be a direct competitor to the Acekard 2i, since the carts clearly offer options for different users.

    Ak2i = focuses on compatibility, cheap => good for people who just want to play DS games & don't care about other things.
    SCDS2 = focus on features, expensive => an all in one solution kinda thing.

    If anything, SCDS2 will shake the Cyclo DS market, since SCDS2 will clearly offer more for about the same price. Other carts like M3i & Ez-Flash Vi are somewhere in the middle. Although I have to say that from my view SCDS2-type cart is the future of flashcart. Sooner or later other groups will come up with similar devices.
     
  10. Akothegreat

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    SCDS2 has a pre-order price of $39.95
    I guess it really depends on what you want
     
  11. zerods

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    I just bought an ak2i from shop temp, and now there's a better one? [​IMG]
     
  12. gameguy95

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    shit they keep raising it!??!
     
  13. Akothegreat

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    Was it cheaper before? How am I going to buy at that price that rises?!
     
  14. gameguy95

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    yes:
    1)special deal for first 100 or so people:29.95
    2)37.95
    3)39.95
    buy one before the price rises
     
  15. Agent007

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    Probably just the movie player ability and GBA emulation ... if the price goes higher than $40 I'd rather spend a bit more on an AceKard 2i and an iPlayer ... ( No offence to SC Team but their game fixes are SLOW ... making most people ... you know ... --------> [​IMG] Anyways .. the iPlayer has GBA emulation too with a convert free movie player so yea... )
     
  16. iamthemilkman

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    The price of the SCDS2 will come down. The 2i was more expensive when it first came out, too.
     
  17. kleptodathief

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    1)when did the 2i card first come out and how much was the cost back then? now its only like 15usd

    2)will the supercardTWO come with OPERA mini web browser?

    3) does moonshell support xvid files?

    thanks if anyone can please answer
     
  18. BoxShot

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    @lolzed Fine. [​IMG]
     
  19. lolzed

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    @BoxShot, when did SCDSTWO have anything to do with iPlayer.It's all speculations,so stop(referring to all) telling people SCDSTWO=super mumbo jumbo magic hack SC made iPlayer.

    EDIT:
     
  20. EJames2100

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    Not sure why people have bothered pre-ordering these :/

    I'm gonna wait for a review before even considering buying one, GBATemp seems to give good reviews and pretty fast too so yeah [​IMG]