Unboxing of NEW Acekard 2i (3DS-Ready)

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  1. haddad
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  2. Nathan Drake

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    Oh boy, the 4284th Acekard 2i revision/release.
     
  3. 6HyPeR9

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    Nice video.
    I can't wait to get my Acekard.
     
  4. Terminator02

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    that video was unnecessarily long, lots of repetition

    other than that, cool I guess, it's another revision
     
  5. Lily

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    I'll ask what I'm sure everyone else wants to know: Have they fixed the contact issue?
     
  6. Guild McCommunist

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    I got a new Acekard recently for my friend and it was one of these.

    No issues with it so far according to him. He's only had it for like a week or so though.
     
  7. Justin121994

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    What's a good cheap place to buy one of these? Ever since Deal Extreme closed down I wasn't sure where to buy from anymore. :l
     
  8. Shabutie78

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    i have one of these. i thought they were shipping already. i got it through the lifetime warranty you get with AK2is, since my old one stopped working.
    i don't have any contact issues but i'm using my DSi XL and i never had contact issues using my DSi XL with my older AK2i either. it seems to be exactly the same in build quality as the older ones, just with a new shiny sticker on the back.
    also, my acekard 2i logo sticker on the front is all crooked :/
     
  9. Justin121994

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    Shabutie78: How much was it total? How much shipping cost?
     
  10. Shabutie78

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    it was free, they shipped it for free since it was a replacement through the warranty
     
  11. Justin121994

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    Oh. What about first time buy. xP.
     
  12. ShadowSoldier

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    It looks the exact same as my Acekard 2i, so I highly doubt it.
     
  13. Shabutie78

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    i bought one from realhotstuff for $14 and it was real. one from shoptemp before they stopped selling flashcarts and it was fake. about the same price.
    then i got a third one from this online store that mainly sold R4 clones. it was only $8 with free shipping so i pretty much expected it to be fake, but it was real and still works to this day. sadly that store went out of business soon after.

    also, here's my 3DS one. in case you didn't know what i meant by the sticker being crooked [​IMG]
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    sorry for ze quality, just took them with my DS.
     
  14. bladesman582

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    Having a 3DS-compatible flash cart is fine and dandy, but what about the 3DS' ability to log every game that's put into it? Will it register that the Acekard was inserted into the device? Has anyone (the Acekard Team or otherwise) figured out if bypassing the list is possible at all?

    I only ask because of Nintendo's threats to brick systems that use such devices through firmware updates. If the new cards leave a trace, I'd advise that anyone looking to purchase such a card might be at risk of bricking their 3DSes if they were to use it.
     
  15. Lynne

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    wow, timely news.but....what has been updated for this new Ackard 2i card?since the old acekard 2i also can be used on 3ds
     
  16. Shabutie78

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    nothing in terms of hardware or compatibility is new. it's just pre-flashed with the latest AK2i firmware to work on 3DS out of the box.
    and it has a sticker on the back with an anti-counterfeit sticker on the back. you peel off the sticker and there's a code under it that you redeem on acekard.com and if there are a lot of people with the same code as yours it's most likely non-genuine.
     
  17. huangyu

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    Cheers, i am glad to hear this news.....
     
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    Well I'm not sure, but the Acekard 2i has to disguise itself as a real retail game to get past the security on the DSi/3DS. So Nintendo's tracker would record the game that it disguises itself as, in my case I have an R4i Ultra, and it disguises itself as the Dorasu game. When i go to the activity log the game does not show an R4i Ultra logo, but the Dorasu game as being played. Anyways unless you only have the 3DS and not a DS/L/i/iXL system I recommend not using it in the 3DS, as it actually has worse battery life than the original system, and offers no advantages.
     
  19. pakistexican88x

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    Is this something with new acekards? Because mine displays as an actual Acekard in the ds homescreen. Or is it because im using akaio instead of the official firmware?
     
  20. mr deez

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    The sticker on it. These videos are hardly front page news are they....