Upgrading from R4 to CycloDS...

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  1. Meatbrain
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    Pretty much, I've been satisfied with the R4, some say it's unsatisfactory but compared to my experiences with trying to hack a PSP, I never thought the R4 was that bad. However, I was finally persuaded to get a CycloDS. My question is, what can I do with it that I couldn't do with an R4? The last thing I want is to just use it like a cuter, plusher R4. I hope no one spent extra money just to do that.
     
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    sdhc support, there is updates, PassMe, better compatibility
     
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    Real Time Save, Slow Motion, In-Game Menu
     
  4. Meatbrain
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    Cool, cool... The sdhc is probably the best turn-on so far. Also, what's this I hear about Wii-support?
     
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    No point in wii support, since theirs less than a handful of games that have it and even then they are not that great.
     
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    the cyclo does suport wii if the game can use it
     
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    CycloDS Evolution Features

    * Completely plug & play - no FlashMe, PassMe or PC software required
    * 100% compatibility, supports clean ROM's - works on any OS
    * RealTime Save function, allowing you to save and restore the state of gameplay at any time
    * Wii connectivity in games is supported
    * Full NDS download play support
    * Action Replay compatible cheat code engine, comes bundled with over 300 cheat codes for over 300 games!
    * Uses MicroSD card, both FAT16 and FAT32 supported
    * Supports the MicroSDHC specification, allowing for high capacity memory cards
    * Save type is automatically detected, no need for a save type database
    * Save directly to MicroSD rather than onboard flash
    * User friendly, easily skinnable interface. Both touch screen and button operation supported
    * Multi-lingual user interface
    * "Enhanced Mode" which provides powerful, unique features during game play. Enhanced features are activated through an in-game menu. Enhanced mode features include:
    o RealTime Save which allows you to save and restore the state of gameplay at any time
    o Adjust LCD brightness during game play (NDSLite only)
    o SlowMotion mode which can be used to slow down game play to make fast paced action sequences easier to master
    o Return to CycloDS Evolution Menu (aka soft reset)
    o More features to come!

    * Excellent homebrew compatibility thanks to the DLDI auto-patcher
    * 2 megabytes of onboard flash memory which contains the CycloDS Evolution OS and will be utilised in the future to add exciting new features. A recovery mode is also included.
    * Autoboot mode which when activated will directly boot into the last ROM or homebrew application executed
    * Moonshell included to provide media playing functionality
    * PassMe function (boot from slot 2)
    * Supports rumble and memory expansions, without any special user interaction required
    * And more!
     
  8. Meatbrain
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    The R4's lack of Multiplayer and Download play certainly did bother me. Also, is there any homebrew that could take advantage of Wii support? I've had no luck in finding any.