spring just broke in my ak2

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by jaywilson, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. jaywilson

    jaywilson GBAtemp Fan

    May 29, 2008
    Western Australia
    well i think i have had my acekard 2 for maybe 2 year? i dont know
    but just now the spring broke, it still reads the micro SD, can this lead to other problems or can it be fixed
  2. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

    Dec 23, 2008
    United States
    It might be able to be fixed, if the spring came off... but if something broke, then no.
    There are tutorials on how to remove the spring, so that it doesn't cause problems.
  3. obito

    obito I can have a title?! :O

    Jan 21, 2010
    New Zealand
    explain further please?

    But BTW it might not be broken. The spring is designed so the slot can be locked down so you can use it as if theres no spring, you just push the microsd in and pull it out like an R4. To lock the spring you just push the microsd in then pull it out.
  4. Gunmaster51

    Gunmaster51 Advanced Member

    Dec 12, 2008
    Would you please give a link to one of those tutorials? Thanks.
  5. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

    May 12, 2004
    United States
    I wouldn't suggest messing with it. Doing so may cause an accidental bridged connection, and it could fry your DS. I've heard this happen with R4s, but not with Acekards.
  6. thiefraccoon

    thiefraccoon GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 14, 2010
    United States
    the spring-loaded sd slot is encased with thin metal, so the spring won't bounce around in your cart and ruin your card.
    i suggest not messing with it, since it is more likely to be broken by trying to open it up [​IMG]
  7. Another World

    Another World Emulate the Planet!

    Former Staff
    Jan 3, 2008
    From Where???
    there are more than a few guides and youtube vids on how to fix the spring. its really easy. google it.

    -another world
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