TeamR4DS! Vs TeamXodus/DSX

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by reveng, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. reveng
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    I'm feeling somewhat guilty.. Let me elaborate on that statement.

    Whilst doing a "OpenSource" firmware project, for the DSX and some research on the R4DS for a similar future project.

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=69994
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=72029

    I came across what seemed to be the manufacturer's of the R4DS.

    http://www.usbpob.com/introo.asp?BigClassN...any&tu=company2

    This large organization is producing the R4DS on a truly massive scale (some 50,000 pcs per month, look at bottom of page).

    http://www.made-in-china.com/showroom/reda...-NDSL-NDS-.html

    Now here's where the "guilt" trip comes in.
    How can we compare the performance of say a small team of modders like TeamXodus/DSX to a large well run and funded organization like Reday. Phrase's like TeamR4DS and TeamXodus are unfair they imply both teams are sorta equal, "TeamR4DS!" hides the fact that this is a large commercial organisation. Just look at the design of the R4DS it screams of low cost, mass production and profit!

    In this light I think the Re-Review on GBATemp of the DS-X is little unfair in places. But... only if the DSX team can prove they have not abandoned the DS Xtreme?

    Anyone else got any thoughts on this? Would love to hear your views.
     


  2. .TakaM

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    since when did the R4DS team hide the fact they're a large company?

    I can tell you that the DS-X team did (and still does) hide the fact they're an incompetent bunch of liars
     
  3. reveng
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    Vice-Visa Since when did they openly divulge that fact!, and surely TeamR4DS is a missleading term... so who are the F$$cking lairs?

    fair point on competence, though...
     
  4. .TakaM

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    umm... I don't know if they ever said "hey, we're a large company lolz"
    it's just incredibly easy to figure out when you look at how many carts they have sold/continue to sell and how fast their updates come out.
    they never claimed to be a ma and pa's flash cart, if you ever thought they were trying to give that impression- that's your fault.
     
  5. pbolmstedt

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    Ha! Flashing LEDs are every bit as colorful!
     
  6. reveng
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    Ah but they do TeamR4DS is implying you are a small team like TeamXodus....

    The Reday Corp.. is what they should be referred as..
     
  7. reveng
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    Dont you just love like the lookalike Ipods, the "R" must stand for Replicant, HAHHAHAHAHAHHAH [​IMG]
     
  8. Destructobot

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    What does this have to do with the DS-X?
     
  9. Extreme Coder

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    I don't remember them mentioning it, or dismissing it.
     
  10. Orc

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    Dunno, but maybe "TeamR4DS" is the core team of programmers/developers?

    EDIT: Fuck that lol. Don't care if it's misleading people (which is a rare case imo)... anywho, ignore my comment. I shouldn't care about DSX either.

    ALSO: DS XTREME!
    [​IMG]
     
  11. reveng
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    @destructobt
    @extreme coder

    The re-review of the DSX,

    Is why its mentioned, its not a like for like comparison.

    The contantly used term TeamR4DS is very, very missleading... IMO.
     
  12. reveng
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    Again there is no "TeamR4DS" its Reday Corp, its misleading.....

    There is no small Ma/Pa team its a big money making organization, not modders.. Makes it more palitable when buying a "TeamR4DS!"/Reday Corp product. The flashcard thing came out of the modders industry and phrases line "TeamR4DS" hides the big business B.S.

    Good or Bad?
    50,000 units per month Mmmm... whats that going to do to the NDS viabilty.. who knows..
     
  13. ackers

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    Heh well looky here. Looks like the same company manufacture the R4, M3 Real and DSTT.

    [​IMG]

    EDIT: Just noticed it says under DSTT "A new kind of R4 DS". It's no wonder so many people were saying the DSTT was the natural evolution to the R4...

    EDIT2: So R4DS SDHC is basically DSTT. Glad that one was cleared up. Just why didn't they tell us this? It's like they don't want us to know! EVIL ORGANIZATION ALERT
     
  14. reveng
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    Indeed, prolific, money men know they are onto a good thing [​IMG]
     
  15. azotyp

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    yay r4 team
    [​IMG]
     
  16. raulpica

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    Oh noez! They're going on with their evil plan to drop the R4 support and make people buy again another economic-but-supported flashcart... which is also produced by them! [​IMG]

    There's an devious conspiracy out there! [​IMG]
     
  17. reveng
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    @azotyp

    Cant you hear the cluck, cluck, of R4DS battery hens [​IMG]
     
  18. ackers

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    [​IMG]

    It's true this is R4DS team.
     
  19. Extreme Coder

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    So you're upset because they're a company trying to leech off the DS scene?
     
  20. reveng
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    Well they probabily took the 6-10year olds off the production lines, while the picture was taken,.... joke! [​IMG]