Theory regarding GBA bootlegs

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by Nivalis, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Nivalis

    Nivalis Member

    Mar 14, 2009
    United States
    Okay so earlier today i was going through all of my old gba games and noticed one of them was an obvious bootleg, i took it and several retail carts apart to see what differences there are, and the retail carts were all fairly uniform in their layouts and component usage.
    The bootleg however has an attached battery, a small chip marked M6MGT647 16D49 NP-3, and two other components hidden under rounded mounds of epoxy, i did a brief search and found the M6MGT647 to be a TSSOP flash, so it got me to thinking, this is pretty much just a flash card, not a ROM.

    That said, there are problems such as gbaldr for placing gba files on flashcarts, what are the chances that the program could be modified to access and write to bootleg carts such as these instead?
  2. epicCreations.or

    epicCreations.or GBAtemp Fan

    Mar 13, 2010
    United States
    Austin, TX
    It would be difficult to determine without one of these cards. I would, however, like to see some pictures, so as to see what exactly could be done to these. Maybe it would be possible to rig a mini USB port into it [​IMG]
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