Thinking of getting a GBA micro but wondering about flashcarts

Discussion in 'GBA - Console and Game Discussions, Help and Tips' started by Delirious17, May 22, 2011.

  1. Delirious17
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    I love GBA games and I'd love a micro...but I'd need a flashcart. Do they make GBA flashcarts that take MicroSD card slots? I'd at least want 1-2GB of space so it doesn't have to be SDHC.

    I am totally clueless on how the former of us did GBA flashcarts so that's all new to me...just wondering how'd I'd go about it if I plunged into GBA-solo fun [​IMG]
     
  2. RoMee

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    I don't think there are any GBA size flash cart that takes microSD
    I could be wrong but I think they all use miniSD.

    Most people will recommend the EZ4.
     
  3. Delirious17
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    Yes, though I wouldn't buy from a shop with R4 in the name.
     
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  6. Delirious17
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    Thank you...one last question, where would I buy one of these beauties if not from the R4 site? [​IMG]
     
  7. Lilith Valentine

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    The M3 Lite with the GBA sized pack does use MicroSD cards, but I don't think you can buy that anymore
     
  8. Ammako

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    I recommend 0ShippingZone.
     
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    I second that recommendation
     
  10. Delirious17
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    I love this community of helpfulness for a poor newb like me...thank you guys again!
     
  11. Ammako

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    The only problem with the EZ-Flash IV I got from 0ShippingZone was that the sticker was misplaced on the cart.

    [​IMG]

    I had a bit trouble putting it in my Slot-2 without accidentally damaging the sticker, since I already had damaged it a bit by trying to remove it, but after putting it in and taking it out many times in the past month it's easy to put in again.

    (Never had any problems with the sticker when trying to put it in my SP, though.)
     
  12. Melter

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    the one i got from realhotstuff.com is perfect, battery working fine, sticker place correctly (though I don't think that depends on where you buy it from). Still, I'd recommend buying from there.
     
  13. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Like I said, it doesn't matter.
    Pretty sure they're all made in the same factory anyway.
     
  14. AceWarhead

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    If you are going to get the EZ4 btw, Don't use mini SD adapters, they suck and will corrupt your saves.
     
  15. Schlupi

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    I guess I am lucky; I have not had any issues YET. I will but a Mini SD soon though to prevent that from happening. [​IMG]
     
  16. libertyernie

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    I'm not trying to promote my site; just wanted to make sure people know how I got my microSD working in the miniSD adapter:
    http://ezflash4.tumblr.com/formatting
    I reformatted it under Linux, formatting the whole device and removing the partition table.
     
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