Which DS Lite flash cart to get

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Nov 28, 2009
  1. cman1783
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    Hello ladies and gents.

    Well, my son has a DS Phat (which the touchscreen isn't what it used to be) that he's had for quite some time and has an M3 Simply (running YSMenu) and Supercard SD. Last Christmas I bought him a used Limited Edition Zelda DS Lite which his mom pawned. Thanks mom! But anyway, my girlfriend went to Gamestop at 6am on black friday and got a white DS Lite for my daughter and a black DS Lite for my son for $59.99 each (used of course). We were looking into buying 4 or 5 flash carts (one for my son, daughter, my sister, and my girlfriend's 2 little cousins. I'm looking for a card which supports Wii connectivity. I don't want to spend almost $50 for a Cyclo card. I was leaning toward the EDGE, but I was also looking at the DSTT and AceKard. I haven't been looking at flash carts since the M3 Simply so I'm kind of lost. I did look through Urza's(?) reviews and I'm kind of confused. I just want them to be easy to use for my son who is 9, daughter who is 4 and the two cousins who are 8 and 10. Thank you for any suggestions.
     
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    Acekard 2i. Plenty of features, cheap and easy to use. I'm not sure it supports Wii connectivity though...
     
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    Just get Acekard 2.1 NOT the i.
     
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    Acekard 2i,it has Wii connectivity.
     
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    Thank you for the reply guys. I was going to get the M3 Real Perfect bundle. My question is, does the Acekard 2 support some sort of slot 2 expansion pack?

    EDIT: Nevermind, I looked on realhotstuff and says it supports expansion pack.

    I want to know if I'd be better off getting the M3 Real bundle and running the Sakura(?)

    EDIT2: Sorry, does the AceKard2 support Pokemon Battle for the Wii?
     
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    Yes very good support but you wont have extra features like RTS etc
     
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    Acekard 2i is the only other flashcart that has Wii connectivity(CycloDS has it too). It also supports the EZ-Flash 3in1 Expansion pack so you could play GBA games on it. Get the Acekard 2i for your kids its really easy to use, unlike Sakura.
     
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    Actually the G6 Real has wii connectiity too due to its inbuilt memory it exaly mimics a retail cart
     
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    Is there a difference between the AceKard2 and the 2i or is just DSi support, which we don't need.

    RTS is not really needed.
     
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    Just DSi suport but get the 2i its better for the long run
     
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    Thank you for all the help. So the AK2i supports the DSLite? Why would it be better for the long run? Update wise? Or if we decide to get a DSi later on? One last question (please don't shoot me [​IMG]) does the AceKard run the AKAIO or whatever it's called, and does it run my son's favorite game, Bowser's inside story?
     
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    What kind of question is that? Does acekard run AKAIO lmao. Yes it has 100% compatibility. Its better for the long run if you decide to get a Dsi.
     
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    I think that answers all of my questions! Thank you for helping me make the decision. When 6 D es es are in my hands, I don't want to make the mistake of getting the wrong devices. So this is what I'm getting:

    Son: AK2i with EZV 3 in 1 Expansion Pack Plus
    Daughter: Same (although, I may just let her use the ol' trusty YSMenu'ed M3 Simply
    Sister, Cousins, and Sister in law: AK2i

    All with 8GB microSDHC cards.

    The class's of the SD cards don't matter much right? Newegg sold out of the Trandsend Class 6 cards for 14.99 but the have Sandisk Class 2 for the same price with free shipping.

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    I don't know haha! I never used an AceKard before.

    Edit: Another stupid question yay! What's the difference between the EZV 3 in 1 Expansion Pack and EZV 3 in 1 Expansion Pack Plus. Rumble I'm guessing?
     
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    Not stupid... They both have rumble! However the Plus has a larger Ram - so go for Plus!
     
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    Ok stupid. Plus doesn't have extra Ram. It has extra NOR.
     

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