G6DS REAL Review
G6 Flash card for NDS roms / DS Lite.
Introduction - Team G6 have developed another great flash kit known as G6DS Real. This Slot 1 solution has superb NDS compatibility, it’s completely drag & drop, has slow motion, cheat function, multimedia centre, skinnable GUI, auto DLDI patching, built-in memory and other features. You can play ROMs, homebrew, watch movies, pictures or read e-books and listen to MP3. G6DS Real is one of my personal favourites. Let’s have a closer look.
Here is the official G6DS Real feature list:
* 100% Game compatibility
* Extreme simple to use: just drag and drop files to the G6 Cart. No
drivers & any software required.
* Work as U disk with USB 2.0 ultra fast burning speed .Standard FAT system
* Build-in high speed memory. (Run game without lag or slow down. Speed of
all the games as same as original.)
* Exclusive Super Cheat Function:
Fully AR Cheat Code compatible engine
A Ready-Made Cheat Code database file is available for download (English,
Support reading individual cheat code file too. (xml, cht, dht)
* Special Game features can be enabled during game playing: (such as:
* Software reset function
* The highest download play compatibility. (Support single card download play even with trouble games such as: Mario Kart & New super Mario etc...)
* 100% clean dump supported without the need for any patching. (no update is
necessary for patching.)
* Hardware automatically game save type detect. (No need to update the save
type database file frequently.)
* Excellent homebrew support thanks to the DLDI auto-patcher . (Available )
* Upgradeable system. No size limitation of Flash rom .
* Robust & skinnable GUI.
* Built in PassMe (NO need for any boot cart/passcard etc.)
* Supports Slot-2 expansions card. (Rumble, Ram , Browser memory and Gba
Game card etc.)
* Boot Slot-1 automatically. Users may also select to appear Console Main
Menu first or begin G6 Main Menu directly (Convenience for download play.)
* Includes a fully touch screen & button control operating system /GUI Menu
* NDS-GBA Linkage works fine.
* The strongest media features: Build-in “Media-Extend” application + “Moonshell” media player. MP3, OGG music & DPG /DSM / GBM movies…
* Super E-book function, support Word/ Txt file directly.
* Super picture viewer function, support *.BMP?¢*.JPG?¢*.GIF?¢*.PNG directly.
* Built in PDA (Worldwide Time, Memo , Note ,Phone book ,Calculator ..)
* Supports DS sleep mode.
* Brightness adjustment within GUI.
G6 Packaging and Card
G6DS Real is delivered in a small standard type cardboard box, which includes the following items:
* Slot 1 flash card
* Card holder
* USB 2.0 adapter
* USB connection cable
* CD with drivers
* Wrist strap
The card is made of high quality plastic and complies to the highest standards of latest generation cards. Card is in grey colour. The card holder is a nice freebie. It can hold 2 cards and it is the same as the one that goes with R4DS card. An USB extension cable is also useful. The USB 2.0 adapter is convenient to use and G6DS Real fits perfectly into it. It has blue LED light during data recording. The mini CD contains the latest firmware and instructions. However if you want the most recent firmware it is advisable to go to the official G6 Team site and download info from there (http://www.g6flash.com). Packaging includes also a free wrist strap.
Using G6DS Real is very easy. Download the latest firmware, then plug the card into the adapter, connect the adapter to the PC and simply drag and drop the files onto the card. Always make sure that the card is properly inserted otherwise the linker may not install properly. File drag and drop takes few moments. (Note that the G6DS Real is already formatted to FAT). Then insert the G6DS Real into console. Please remember that you can remove the card only together with the USB linker, otherwise you might loose some data.
The GUI has a touch interface and is skinnable. When you switch on the console you will see G6DS Real touchpad, where you can choose either to play ROMs or start Moonshell and watch videos, listen to music, view pictures etc. Remember that if you want to use the features of Soft Reset and Cheat you must place all .NDS files in the NDS folder. The cheat function is a nice feature and has several formats – such as TXT, DHT, DB, HML and other. Simply drop the codes onto the console. Save game is automatic. If you write a save game to the card it will appear together with the relevant ROM titled as “.0” file.
G6DS Real has also a safe fail option. In case of file corruption you can press and hold the start button and you will be presented with format menu that allows you to format the card. After that copy over the Loader system.
A bit of disappointment is the fact that G6DS Real USB linker does not allow you to backup real game carts nor connect other flash kits and write to them. It recognizes only the G6DS Real.
G6DS Real menu provides you with these options: NDS Game, MyCard, PdaDS, MediaPlay (which boots the Moonshell), Boot and Setting. PdaDS is not available.
MediaPlay has a beautiful interface with graphic icons. It supports DPG/DSM/GBM. The Boot menu simply has 2 options to either boot NDS from Slot 2 or GBA from Slot 2. Both options work just fine. Settings allow you to change the skin.
DLDI autopatcher is provided so you will be able to run the homebrew. As regards to ROMs - here G6DS Real has 100% compatibility. Everything works perfectly. Simply select the ROM and don’t forget about the Soft Reset and Cheat Codes (access the cheat database either from the mini disc or go to G6DS Real website). As regards ROM playing - absolutely great performance – I tested loads of games and it worked without a glitch. And this is not all – the G6DS Real has a download play support – a great feature allowing you to play multilayer games on several DS consoles and run a backup on only one of them.
I tested the G6DS Real with some homebrew, as well as plenty of ROMs.
* 100% Compatibility
* Action Replay Cheat Codes
* Drag & Drop Clean Roms
* Good Download Play support
* Cheat System
* Soft Reset
* Skinnable GUI
* Pass Me Function
* Automatical ROMs save
* Fast Writing Via USB Linker
* Cart Formatting Option
* DLDI Auto Patcher
* Free card case and wrist strap
* Built-in memory
* Download Play Support is not perfect
* Cheat Code Installation
To summarize the above: G6DS Real is a really good slot-1 card for a reasonable price with variety of features. It is user friendly, good quality and good for anything you desire – play ROMs, run homebrew, read e-books or listen to music. Additional features, such as action replay cheat support, multimedia options, soft reset and PassMe function will add extra fun. I personally liked the G6DS Real and would absolutely recommend it to anybody.
Truly supports pure CLEAN the ROM movement
The expansion function core uses the NEURO-FUZZY engine
May independently take the guidance card use
May give the system to install the multi-purpose module
Provides the dynamic translation equipment connection for self-made software
Supports SLOT-1 and the SLOT-2 double DLDI choice
?? expansion equipment, with SLOT-2 movie card interaction
The simple start and jumps transfers each kind of equipment the system
Genuine dynamic chart sign contact surface and entire system function conformity
May become effective immediately perfectly trades the skin function (not to need to open again)
The movie, the music, the electricity ??, the picture glances over four gathers one
Is in sole possession of multi- duties system function use more unrestrained
Standardized, the high-quality goods topic downloads the website
Lets the video and music function characteristic further fully manifest
1 year product quality guarantee maintenance service.
The fast convenient service accepts the network
G6DS Real is in sole possession of pure CLEAN the ROM actuation system, nearly cannot have any compatible problem regarding the newest issue game, may guarantee in the first time enjoys the perfect game to experience - the use to be enjoyable.
Conforms to the personal computing transportable floppy disk equipment USB2.0 interface standard, will only have to turn on G6DDS Real special-purpose to read the card direct insertion computer USB connection, will be allowed to realize from the hard disk to the G6DS Real high speed duplication, will not be able to appear the transmission wrong - use to be relieved.
Does not need separate to select and purchase dodges saves the product, the user simply does not need to worry dodges saves the card the speed question and the compatible question, thus exempted very many troublesome - uses to be free from worry.
G6DS Real continues to use the TouchPod style operation contact surface to take the product the main contact surface, new TouchPod does not have to the previous edition simple style, from the tool fence, the vegetable single scroll, the chart sign, the button, rolls the strip to the window and the tabletop background, all may from define Cheng Gezhong the design and the color, has custom-made in the contact surface individuality on is more nimble. The careful movie card product old user also can discover that, the new contact surface chart sign position, the menu content, the hot key definition and so on all according to used needs to carry on the adjustment with the operation custom, like this was enables other brand card belts the user also with ease to begin. The new product in the operating mode the as far as possible retention tradition, in the function has made each kind of improvement.
Not only about the screen base map may also replace, the vegetable single scroll, the tool fence, the chart sign, the button, the typeface color and so on may realize from the definition, the new system also supports the dynamic chart sign demonstration function, has increased the more creations space for the contact surface design. When carries on the skin subject replacement may the choice and becomes effective immediately in the G6DS Real system establishment, does not need reto start the system, the user may simultaneously install the multi- wraps skin subject plan after the computer to cut at will on the NDS main engine, moreover did not must forget, the TouchPod system all functions contact surface all was the support touches the screen operation.
Only can replace the base map, also the base map replacement operation needs to rely on the computer to complete the picture the replace.
Set at the game the copy to G6 in which dodged saves usually all directly to use has stored up on the computer the game ROMsource document name. This possibly can cause the ataxia which the document tabulates, also inconveniences to the browsing. Is in sole possession of in sets at the game Chinese name comparison merit to prefer Chinese name which plays corresponds real-time to cut immediatelythe game Chinese name. The game name includes according to the domestic authoritative magazine translation standard, the natural user also may act according to own custom on the computerthe heavy naming game name.
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