What Should I Buy?

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by masterconal, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. masterconal
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    masterconal Newbie

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    I've got an ancient, fat DS and would like to conveniently play GBA/DS games stored on an sd card.

    Currently, I'm leaning towards buying the R4i Gold to play DS games but I'm not sure what the most useful cart would be.
    As for playing GBA games, what slot-2 cart should I purchase and from where?

    Thanks!
     
  2. astrangeone

    astrangeone GBAtemp Addict

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    I like the Acekard 2i and the EZ-Flash IV as the slot 2 option.

    The Acekard 2i has built in software to use the EZ-Flash.

    Those two pieces of hardware are the only reason why I haven't sold/thrown out my DS Lite. (It is the greatest thing since sliced bread.)
     
  3. masterconal
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    masterconal Newbie

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    Where might I purchase an EZ-Flash IV in the USA for the old DS?
    Is it possible to buy the slim version of the card and throw it into a full-sized gba cartridge?
    Thanks a lot.
     
  4. Luigi2012SM64DS

    Luigi2012SM64DS G-old member

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    no you need the full sized cart for a fat ds. (i should say you cannot re size it)
    and hey i thought the 3 in 1 was the correct choice. someone explain?
    the iv uses min sd which is ancient.
     
  5. tranfeer

    tranfeer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    You should choose r4i gold released by r4ids.cn if you want a r4.
     
  6. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

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    I suggest going with the R4i gold from that site as well.
    nds-card.com is GBAtemp's official sponsor, so buying from them supports the temp!
     
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