USA Acekard 2i Legitimate Reseller.

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  1. george1
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    Hello all!!! :)

    Long time reader, first time poster. :D


    I am searching to find a legitimate seller of an Acekard 2i.

    I live in the US. I am looking into realhotstuff.com and ndsgamer.com

    Both look ok but real hot stuff looks a bit iffy... and ndsgamer has been out of stock for idk how long!


    I want to know if there are any others that offer similar prices, with a legit sticker on the back, that deliver to the USA for free or for a really low price that preferrably use PAYPAL..

    Please only suggest websites that are authorized resellers and websites that you have purchased Acekard 2i from before.

    I really want to start playing already but finding a dealer is making it difficult!!!

    THANKS ALL!!!!!!!

    GEORGE :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
     


  2. Lilith Valentine

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    I personally suggest this site
    http://www.zhuzhuchi...h_category_id=0
    They're not in the U.S., but their cards are real, prices are cheap, and have the fastest shipping time I have ever seen. Sadly they don't use paypal anymore, it's becoming a lot harder to find sites that use paypal
     
  3. Rydian

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    RHS isn't based in the US, last I checked they simply have a us-based domain, but actually ship out of CN like many other shops.

    Modchipcentral.com ships out of CA/US, but they charge higher prices (like pretty much any US/import store would).

    That's a tradeoff you need to deal with.
     
  4. jimmyemunoz

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    RHS does ship from New Jersey. Their .com location ships from there. The .cn domain ships out of China and charges less money, for the same exact products. It's crazy, but true. You'd really think with all the shipping involved the product would be cheaper dealing with the store in New Jersey, but no, once America gets their hands on practically anything the price goes up.

    ndsgamer.com sells real Acekard 2i cards and ships out of Texas.
     
  5. Ethan Arm

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    I just checked the ndsgamer.com. they have sold out all of their flashcarts. Anybody knows why? And i also found this one: dsflashcart.com looks like it is a USA based site as they said here
     
  6. jimmyemunoz

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    dsflashcart.com looks legit to me, as far as being in the US. In fact, they ship from where I used to live in California. I can't vouch for them though. Alex, of ndsgamer.com, might be closing up shop because of all the PayPal issues because some other member here was reporting him because they didn't get their DS Lite and flash card fast enough and he wasn't answering e-mails. People told the gbatemp member that it could cause problems, with one of the last US sellers, losing the PayPal option. It looks like he succeeded in messing it up.
     
  7. george1
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    Maan I really wanted to buy from ndsgamer...

    So do you guy know if I'll get a legit acekard 2i from realhotstuff?

    Anyone buy from them?

    And the other sites you mention... Are the authorized???
     
  8. Rydian

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    "Authorized" resellers have sold fakes, too. It doesn't mean anything nowadays.
     
  9. george1
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    So where did you all get your real acekards?
     
  10. jimmyemunoz

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    RealHotStuff will send you the real goods.
     
  11. Rydian

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    I got mine from modchipcentral, but yeah tons of people order from RHS and get working carts.
     
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    So RHS will also provide the sticker on the back proving they are legit?
     
  13. Whipple

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    I have always used ConsoleSource.
    They deliver to the US, are relatively fast and their customer service is first rate.
     
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    Yes.
     
  15. george1
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    Will console source, or modchipcentral send flash carts with the authentic stickers?

    I would not like to buy a clone.


     
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    And has anyone tried the hong kong RHS?

    And I did some more research and found that at one point RHS sold fakes?
     
  17. Rydian

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    There's fakes all over the place and sometimes stores will sell them if they can't get the originals, or unknowingly.

    If you're worried, go for a DSTwo. We've never seen a fake one, ever.
     
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    Does dstwo have better support than ak2i? Besides being able to play gb and gba games, are there any other advantages?
     
  19. Another World

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    from my testing akaio has the highest compatibility, especially with homebrew and demo/prototype files. the ds2 has many features the acekard will never have, like real time save, in-game guide, slow-motion, exclusive emulation, a movie player (that can do more than dpg), an e-book reader, etc, etc. your question is a rather difficult one. you'll receive answers based on experience and preference. you should make up your own mind by reading the reviews here at gbatemp and by browsing the supercard forum/web site.

    i'll add this. i own a very large collection of slot-1 flash kits. i have one of the first supercard ds2 kits to be produced (for reviewers). at the end of the day the kit that remains in my XL is one of my ak2is. i'd take high compatibility and simplicity over "cool" features, well aside from emulation of course. =)

    -another world
     
  20. Rydian

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    I'd take a cart where we don't have to instruct people daily on how to take it apart and fix physically issues that often prevent it from working. :P