Where is the best place to buy 1?

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  1. N1nt3nd0gam3r
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    i know you can only buy them online if your in the US so what is the best website to buy one of these off of? (i want the real thing good quality not a clone!)
     
  2. Livin in a box

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    www.dealextreme.com is one of the cheapest. I got my cousin an Acekard 2.1 from there. But the shipment, if you choose the free option, will take up to 2 weeks to arrive. It took 1 and a half weeks to get to me in England.
     
  3. Advi

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    Depends. Would you like it to be a North American dealer, or n Asia-based dealer?

    If price is no big deal, go to DealWoot or YallGames. Speedier shipping.

    If you would prefer to save money, buy it from Deal Extreme (how fitting lol) and wait longer for shipping.

    Keep in mind that American/Canadian dealers are less likely to pawn off fakes.
     
  4. N1nt3nd0gam3r
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    ok all i want is a real one not over priced and decent shipping i guess.
     
  5. Livin in a box

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    Deal Extreme should do you fine (no that doesn't sound wrong). Once it's shipped it only takes about 3 days to arrive. But it takes about a week to get to that stage.
     
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    wut are these supposed to be priced at these seem REALLY cheapp....
     
  7. Another World

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    its so cheap because dx sells for 1-2 over wholesale and they don't hold stock.

    -another world
     
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    I got mine from RealHotStuff.com because they're located in the US (New Jersey), they had FREE USPS 1st Class Shipping (I ordered Monday and got it on Wed. I live in CA) all for exactly $19. RHS also guarantees that the Acekard is the Acekard 2.1. The packaging was pretty good. It was a medium sized cardboard box containing the super-small Acekard box. The SD Reader is not the Acekard SD Reader but it is extremely sturdy and works well.

    If you don't mind waiting, then I suggest DX. But if you can spend an extra 7 bucks to get it to you a week early, then go for RHS.

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    Realhotstuff.com may be a few bucks more but they stand behind thier stuff, unreal fast shipping, and no worries about fakes>>>> happy customer
     
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    I ordered from DX, it took quite a while for it to ship (almost two weeks). It shipped last Tuesday, and I'm expecting it either late this week or early next week. If you want to pay little, but wait a while, go the DX way, it's definitely legit and you will get an AK2.1 eventually. If you want to pay a bit more, and want it to be quicker, realhotstuff.com might be your way to go.
     
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    will www.dealextreme.com provide a tracking number?
     
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    If your order is greater than $15, it's added with the order. If your order is not greater than $15, you'll have to add like, $1.70 to your order.
     
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    when or if nintendo release a update for the dsi that disables acekard, can the acekard be updated to prevent disabling?

    EDIT: i want to use as little money as possible and not get an fake.i don`t botter of the shipping times. is DX the best for me? (that sounds like i am going to marry DX, but i don`t)
     
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    just ordered my second acekardi from stuff4kids.com . They are based in New Jersey. They are getting a shipment of around 300 in tomorrow. (the 9th)
     
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    I've had good results with some of the recommended sellers on the main page here, like Dealwoot. I tried ordering from Dealextreme one time and although I can't dispute some of their prices, their support is something else entirely. After a couple days of mounting anger over scarce communication on their part, I finally forced them to cancel both my concurrent orders which was an ordeal in itself due to a conflict that arose with Paypal. I've never had this kind of bother with online transactions before and since Dealextreme.

    So on a personal note, it would take very special circumstances before I consider doing business with them again.