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Offline mollemus

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #90 on: March 17, 2006, 08:39:25 PM »
yeah there is no multirom menu, F2Awriter even tells me that it didn't copy any since I only flashed one rom. So the white screen comes directly but then comes the game boy logo which is wrong.

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #91 on: March 18, 2006, 08:17:40 AM »
This guy here has a 64 M F2A cart, and it looks like cory's gba version menu worked for him (it looks like he flashed it directly).

http://www.neoflash.com/forum/index.php/topic,1861.msg12352.html#msg12352

If you are doing everything the same way, and it's still not working, then maybe your mk2 is defective after all.

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« Last Edit: March 18, 2006, 08:31:16 AM by bruceg »

Offline cory1492

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #92 on: March 19, 2006, 05:13:51 PM »
I use F2APowerWriter 2.5 because the 2.61 complains and says "no flash rom!". The new menu 0.6 is a nds-file, should I rename it to ds.gba or just flash it as it is to the gba-cart?

What do you mean "tried booting the cart like a GBA cart "? Doesn't it always boot like a gba-cart?
If I remember right there were some bugs in the "single rom" method used by 2.50. Unfortunately F2A coders pretty much quit updating their software, and left it in a very very sad state.

Yes, if you put homebrew nds like the bootmenu on there and it did not write the multiboot, then the Nintendo/GBA logo screen should come up but be corrupted (since the GBA header of homebrew does not have the correct GBA logo in it to put it properly on the screen)

Im at a loss though. It may be a problem with powerwriter 2.50, I have never had a problem putting a single/fake .gba file onto my F2Au 1gig with 2.61

Have you tried the powerwriter/gba linker diagnostic menu?
from f2a unofficial support forum
http://members.home.nl/penpvdbs/index.htm
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Self Diagnostics Test:
"Start from PowerWriter v2.40, there is a cart test tools built-in the PowerWriter to GBA control program. You just use the PW's 'Link F2A' to link up GBA with F2A to computer, then the control program will be sent to and running on GBA. You just input the special command by press the GBA's 'Select' + 'A' buttons and enter the cart test menu.

In cart test menu, you can choose 'Full test' by corresponding button to fully erase the content of the F2A cart."
(from www.flash2advance.com)

THIS FUNCTION WILL ERASE YOUR CART'S CONTENTS (GAMES AND SAVES)

It's normal to see "Error" on SRAM before you start the test. It says "error" because it hasn't tested it yet.
Seeing an error during or after the diagnostics test should make you worry.
« Last Edit: March 19, 2006, 05:21:56 PM by cory1492 »
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Offline mamagochi

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #93 on: March 27, 2006, 04:25:18 AM »
Sorry first of all...for asking a noob question. I have a NDS NU411*****[4]
Which of the kit that i need to buy inorder to make it work, because i am confuse for NEO FLASH and NEO MAX?? what are the difference...?

Thx for the help, really appreciate it..

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #94 on: March 27, 2006, 03:31:30 PM »
You want to run the firmware test first....

http://www.neoflash.com/forum/index.php/topic,1565.0.html

If your screens turn yellow or magenta, then you have a newer ds that is not initially compatible with mk1/mk2/mk3.  You need to buy a Passme2 device (plus a gba flashcart) to add compatibility (by installing the flashme firmware on your ds).

The neoflash is the older product that is no longer supported (mk1 + Slimloader flashcart reader basically).

The neo max is the most current product (magic key 3 + 512 mb neomax flashcart).  This would be the one to get if you are interested in a set that includes a flashcart.  This set is limited, though, in that it cannot run roms larger than 512 Mb directly from the cart (currently, 1 gig roms do NOT work from the sd card, so that's one consideration)....

The mk2/mk3 FAQ (which also explains flashing your firmware using flashme, if necessary) is here:

http://www.neoflash.com/forum/index.php/topic,1529.0.html

BruceG
« Last Edit: March 27, 2006, 03:34:16 PM by bruceg »

Offline Gyzmo

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #95 on: June 28, 2006, 08:30:44 PM »
Ok ok...

I've got a new white Ds Lite and a Magic Key 2 too(and a GBA flash cart too)..
If i want to flash my new Lite with V7,according with this thread, i will not be able to do it with magic key 2 ,don't  i?.

To do it i will need a passme2,allright?.

Seeu.

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #96 on: June 29, 2006, 06:30:08 AM »
yes, you need a passme 2 device, such as m4-mini, passcard 3, superkey, etc...

The benefit of having mk4-mini is that it will work with your mk2 directly (no need to flash your ds lite).

There is also a mk4 sd and a neo2 flashcart coming in the next few months (they will likely have much better speeds and compatability than your existing mk2)

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #97 on: August 01, 2006, 03:07:47 AM »
My DS is Nu10 [2] Will that work?

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #98 on: September 04, 2006, 12:03:46 AM »
hello everyone!!im new here.. please help me with my problem...
i have a nintendo ds lite(white..japan)
i tried firmware test(magenta)
i purchased MK3 2006 kit..
at first my sd card has already had 2 files(AntareX.nds,NEO_MK2_3_Menu_V0.6 - BETA 1.nds)
so i just only put some nds roms..
then,when i insert the neo flash cart,mk3,sd card and ds cartridge(sawaru) and turn on my NDS it only turns to white screen!!
what should i do?
is there any ds cartridge game required? or
iNEO MK4-mini is only answer to my problem?
thanks in advance...

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #99 on: September 04, 2006, 01:02:57 AM »
mk4 is the only answer, but the mk3 is old anyway, i should return it if that is still possible
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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #100 on: September 04, 2006, 05:13:59 PM »
thanks... im going to buy now mk4 kit...  ::sm-17.gif::

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #101 on: June 26, 2008, 10:03:30 AM »
gooood,i will try...

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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #102 on: June 26, 2008, 09:26:07 PM »
gooood,i will try...

nowadays you should go with an R6, mk5 or a toptoyds
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Re: Magic Key and newer DS models
« Reply #103 on: August 18, 2015, 06:14:15 AM »
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