Author Topic: Can a DSi Play ROMs?  (Read 17820 times)

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Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« on: Friday March 13, 2009, 08:50:57 AM »
Because I have a DS Lite and I want to trade it in for a DSi. But I'm not sure if it can play ROMs (I got an R4 Revolution For DS and it's original, not an R4 III or some sort). Because I'm seeing multiple sites saying that it can't play ROMs and it's getting me confusing! Please help me :(.
« Last Edit: Friday March 13, 2009, 08:53:50 AM by sonic532 »

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #1 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 09:12:10 AM »
Currently the only flash cart that suports dsI is acekard 2.0 if i remember the name correctly.Its not really worth risking it yet unless you are damn certain on getting a new one

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #2 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 09:58:47 AM »
Well can the SD card play ROMs?

Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #3 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:14:00 AM »
EZ-Flash Vi also supports DSi.

Also, no, the SD Card cannot play ROMs. :(

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #4 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:20:51 AM »
only some r4 and the cyclo mite work later when the new firm where comes out

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #5 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:26:15 AM »
the R4 clones do not work on the DSi. No DS flashcart does, the physical hardware in the DSi flashcarts is slightly different to the DS counterpart.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #6 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:26:45 AM »
the ttdsi and ndstti
work on the dsi

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #7 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:27:50 AM »
cool

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #8 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 12:35:27 PM »
the R4 clones do not work on the DSi. No DS flashcart does, the physical hardware in the DSi flashcarts is slightly different to the DS counterpart.

Actually there's a team in Japan that had already cracked it prior to the American release. Which means, you can successfully load the games onto the memory cards instead, like a PSP.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #9 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 10:49:59 PM »
The TTDS and DSTT are the same. Kamage, that's a different subject.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #10 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:02:59 PM »
The TTDS and DSTT are the same. Kamage, that's a different subject.

I was merely stating out the possibility that it can play ROMS without using a flashcart... So it's still relevant :)

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #11 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:49:06 PM »
Is it because the latest firmware for the R4 is too old for the DSi?

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #12 on: Friday March 13, 2009, 11:50:31 PM »
no it is because the hardware is different. Firmware or not, DS flashcarts will never work in the DSi

Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #13 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 02:24:44 AM »
I have a Cyclods evolution an it plays on the DSi but its still in its early stages but I'll keep posting

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #14 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 02:48:20 AM »
sure its not the DSi version of the cyclods?

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #15 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 04:13:39 AM »
I have a Cyclods evolution an it plays on the DSi

Liar. It's a Slot-2 cart. DSi's don't have a GBA slot. I'm not a retard okay.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #16 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 04:15:35 AM »
Well which is better, R4 or DSTT because someone said that DSTT works on the DSi.

NOTE!!: This is not a double post!!
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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #17 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 04:16:03 AM »
No it's not. There was a DSTTi yes.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #18 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 12:20:43 PM »
Liar. It's a Slot-2 cart. DSi's don't have a GBA slot. I'm not a retard okay.

cyclods is slot 1 as far as I know.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #19 on: Saturday March 14, 2009, 12:40:14 PM »
The CycloDS Evolution is definitely slot 1. I say this owning one. I think the same team made a slot 2 device before making the CDSE, that may be confusing the matter. Whether or not it works on the DSi however, I don't know.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday March 17, 2009, 12:18:32 AM »
can some one please tell me which is the best flashcard for the Dsi, i've been trying to look up information that will help me, so far ive found the EZ Flash IV and R4 Ultra SDHC R4 Revolution

i've seen some comments that the EZ Flash isn't very mac friendly for some reason, and the R4 looks a bit fishy.

Over all i just want something that is as simple to use as my old R4, because finding the right flash card is integral in me upgrading, and I'd welcome any help you can give me.

thank you very much in advance ^____^

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #21 on: Tuesday March 17, 2009, 02:25:22 AM »
neither of those carts work on the DSi. You want either a Cyclodsi, or an acekard2i (note the i on the end, denotes its a DSi flashcart)

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #22 on: Tuesday March 17, 2009, 09:38:03 AM »
is the Cyclodsi the CYCLO EVOLUTION DSI i've seen in some shops? Or is the cyclo team developing something else?

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #23 on: Tuesday March 17, 2009, 09:51:14 AM »
Most likely it's a fake cart, I do not believe the CycloDS team has made a DSi version yet.

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Re: Can a DSi Play ROMs?
« Reply #24 on: Tuesday March 17, 2009, 10:40:18 AM »
DSi flashcarts work on the DSi, The DSi will end up like the wii, "updates" block out ROMs, firmware cracks it, rinse, repeat