A device for backing up GB, GBC and GBA cart’s game ROMs & save games, restoring saves and writing ROMs to supported Flash cartsDesigned by insideGadgets, Ships from Australia
Stock status: In stock GBxCart RW - An open source (CC-BY) device suitable for GB, GBC and GBA carts so you can backup your game ROMs, backup or restore save games to your PC and write ROMs to supp...Read More…
Stock status: In stock
GBxCart RW - An open source (CC-BY) device suitable for GB, GBC and GBA carts so you can backup your game ROMs, backup or restore save games to your PC and write ROMs to supported Flash carts (e.g our GB 2MB 128KB SRAM Flash Cart). If you only need GB/GBC cart support, check out the GBxCart Mini RW option for a lower cost.
We have a simple GUI available for Windows to perform all the functions (keep scrolling down for Downloads on the left). Installation is very simple, just install the CH340G driver supplied, the .NET framework and you're ready to go. You won't find an easier to use cart reader than this, not to mention this is the lowest cost cart reader/flasher out there!
New PCB v1.3 is now available, the switch has been removed and is controllable via the software.
Watch the video here to look at some of the features and how to use it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XteDlTR8lR0
Works with Windows XP or higher and Linux/Mac (console version). On Linux/Mac the speeds are much slower.
You'll just need a Micro-USB or USB-C cable depending on the connector type you choose. Please note the USB-C connector only has the USB 2.0 lines attached so it may not work with devices expecting a USB-C capable device; you might need a USB-C to USB-A adapter and then a USB-A to USB-C cable.
Comes assembled, no soldering required. Each unit is assembled in house and is tested with a Gameboy and Gameboy Advance game (reading ROM, saving RAM and writing RAM).
Check out the user submitted 3D printed cases available on Thingiverse - https://www.thingiverse.com/search?q=GBxCart
The usual delivery time is 2 – 4 weeks and shipping is $3.
Latest software package version: v1.26
Please note: If the game you are looking to flash saves to an EEPROM, then it won't work on any of these carts unless you patch it to use SRAM. If the cart you have doesn't have a spot for a battery, then you will need to patch that game to save back to the flash. (Check what save type your game is here.)
1MByte ROM Read - 16s
32KByte SRAM Read/Write - 3s
32KByte Flash Cart Write - 5s
2MByte Flash Cart Write (writing 2MB) - ~2.5m
8MByte ROM Read - 2m
256Kbit SRAM Read/Write - 3s
512Kbit Flash Read - 3s
512Kbit Flash Write - ~8s
64Kbit EEPROM Read - 3s
64Kbit EEPROM Write - 13s
16MByte Flash Cart Write (writing 16MB) - ~10-13m
We usually ship within 2-3 business days and will let you know when your order has been shipped. We ship overseas all around the world – America, Europe, Asia, etc (except to Brazil or Mexico due to lost packages) and to reduce shipping costs we send via the Airmail letter service for $3. Any item you order will come to you with in a padded envelope due to a restriction that letters can't be more than 20mm in height.
The usual delivery time is 2 to 4 weeks; we ship via Australia Post. Unfortunately there is no tracking number available for this Airmail letter service.
You are responsible for any import tax/duties or other charges that may apply (so far we have had 1 report of a user having to pay import tax in the UK).
If you are looking for faster delivery times, please contact us for a quote, please note that shipping prices can start from $36 for 2-3 days delivery to the US (via DHL).
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Australia Post: Standard
Conor | Jan. 8, 2019
Blake | Oct. 1, 2018
Devon | June 9, 2018
Mark | Feb. 22, 2018
Miranda | Feb. 9, 2018
Bart | Feb. 7, 2018
David | Jan. 9, 2018
Andy | Aug. 11, 2017
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