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Offline KRIKzz

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FlashKit MD released!
« on: January 23, 2015, 05:57 AM »
USB Dumper/flasher for SEGA Genesis/Megadrive carts and Reprogrammable cart (4Mbyte)
Features:
Read/Write cartridge RAM
Read cartridge ROM
Write reprogrammable carts
Windows software *

* FlashKit software were made for windows on C#, this means that tool can work in mac-os and linux also, but mono runtime required. (Not actually tested in mac-os or linux)

http://shop.retrogate.com/FlashKit-programmer-MD-PROG-MD.htm
http://shop.retrogate.com/FlashKit-cart-MD-CART-MD.htm


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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2015, 06:12 AM »
Will there be one for the SNES?

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2015, 06:25 AM »
Will there be one for the SNES?
I can't say for sure, may be.

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2015, 09:30 AM »
So with this I can dump some Homebrew ROMs on a cart?
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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2015, 12:27 PM »
What components need to be added for save ram?
Will there be an option to buy it preassembled with battery etc?

Anyways, great stuff Igor! Thanks for this!

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2015, 02:01 PM »
Is this compatible with some other carts like the old Tototek ones ?

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2015, 05:11 PM »
Will there be one for the SNES?

While it would be sweet if krikzz made a SNES/NES option, there is the infinitelives version currently available.

http://www.infiniteneslives.com/products.php
NES - EDN8 | SNES - Super ED | Genesis ED-MD | Gameboy - EDGB | N64  - ED64 | Game Geear - Everdrive GG | GBA - EZ-Flash IV| Gamecube - XenoGC & EZ Flash IV | NDSL - R4 wood & EZ Flash 3in1

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2015, 05:19 PM »
So with this I can dump some Homebrew ROMs on a cart?
right

What components need to be added for save ram?
Will there be an option to buy it preassembled with battery etc?

Anyways, great stuff Igor! Thanks for this!
Later will be available version of cart with battery ram

Is this compatible with some other carts like the old Tototek ones ?
No

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2015, 07:20 PM »
Ohhh! My dream comes true!

I like the idea but why only for MD (yes I know that is the first one)? But imagine a custom slot with an universal PCB that work with "any" videogame platform.

So if you want a MD slot, just buy a Krikkz Slot to MD Slot adapter or K-Slot to SNES slot or any system


for example, I really want to dump N64 save data and then transfer it to Everdrive 64



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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2015, 09:16 PM »
it would be cool, to have the "with shell" option on the md-carts, so you don't need any donor carts anyway. ^^

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2015, 06:05 PM »
Ohhh! My dream comes true!

I like the idea but why only for MD (yes I know that is the first one)? But imagine a custom slot with an universal PCB that work with "any" videogame platform.

I can only assume this is because i)Krikzz really loves his MD which is why we got the M-ED and ii)This isn't a new project but something Krikzz did some time ago (in some form). I'm sure krikzz has talked about this before.

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2015, 09:07 PM »
This may be a stupid question, but can this be used to flash a cart to then play on a Retron 5?

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2015, 09:46 PM »
In theory, it should function like a normal cartridge, and so should be more compatible with it than it is with an ED.

Just to be safe you should wait until people can start testing them.

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2015, 10:03 PM »
In theory, it should function like a normal cartridge, and so should be more compatible with it than it is with an ED.

Just to be safe you should wait until people can start testing them.
Legit games might work. Doesnt the R5 check some kind of crc database to determine if it is a legit game or not? If it does though, homebrew and hacked games probably would be possible via a hacked firmware as well.
 
Im interested in one of these myself. Would be cool if you released your n64 dumper as well for ease of dumping newly found prototypes.
« Last Edit: January 29, 2015, 10:11 PM by Paulweeze »
Everdrives I own: ED64, Mega Everdrive, EDGB, EDGG, N8, Master Everdrive

Other Flashcarts: SD2SNES

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Re: FlashKit MD released!
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2015, 10:26 PM »
Would be cool if you released your n64 dumper as well for ease of dumping newly found prototypes.
I didnt know KRIKzz had made an N64 dumper, are any pics available? I hope it gets released.
It would be especially useful if it could backup all N64 cartridge save types, since that still doesn't seem to be possible (Even the Retrode cant backup N64 saves)
« Last Edit: January 29, 2015, 10:28 PM by Link83 »