Where to buy a Legit working R4DS

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Jan 13, 2013
  1. Virtualgenoc
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    I am a working adult not looking for some hong kong cheap as can be product. I want a legit - working R4DS card with the reader and adapter for use of homebrew and emulators on a standard Nintendo DS.
    Can someone please make things simple for me and post a link to a (American) website where I can purchase one.

    I have been threw about 5 different sites which are all sister sites of this hong kong visa only bs.

    Do I have any hope for an American legit site?

    Thanks for your time.
     
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    Realhotstuff ships from NJ. I got a R4 there, and its served me well.
     
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    Lol, all flash carts come from China. If you don't want "cheap" get a Dstwo not a R4.
     
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    What would I need to get the R4DS to hookup to my computer? would any mini sd reader do?
     
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    You need a microSD card (non-sdhc, so 2GB or less) and a microSD card reader.
    You can buy a MicroSD card with your flashcard, but that's not really suggested since they often ship cheap crap microSD cards.
    I suggest buying one at your local radio shack if they still have them or online like at walmart.com
    http://www.walmart.com/ip/SanDisk-SDSDQ-2048-A11M-2GB-microSD-Card/8207320
    You can also buy microSD adapters at walmart and any electronic store.
     
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    The Dstwo comes with a good microsd reader.
     
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    If you want the basic flash cart, get the R4. If you want the best (expensive) go for the SuperCard DStwo.
     
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    As stated, these things are produced in China, any shop you get them from that's located in the US is a shop that imports before selling to you (opposed to shops that ship it right from China to you when you order it).

    Do remember that the original R4 can only use up to 2GB MicroSD cards, so if you want a ton of games I'd go with something newer.
     
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    Thanks for the advice.
     
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