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EverDrive-GB X5 (Base)

PCB Version: Model 17 Rev. B (X5)
$88.99
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EverDrive-GB X5 (Base)

 

SD Card Size

This is the Base version of the EverDrive-GB X5, nothing fancy. This cartridge comes assembled with a smoke shell and basic label.

Ever dream of having your whole library of Game Boy games in a single cartridge? The EverDrive-GB X5 allows you to load your game back-ups (commonly known as ROMs) on a microSD card, put the SD card into the EverDrive-GB X5, put the EverDrive-GB X5 into a Game Boy or Game Boy Color compatible device and have your list of games at your finger tips. Please read the FLASH CART DISCLAIMER below before purchasing.

Basic Edition vs. Deluxe Edition

The Basic Edition comes with just the EverDrive-GB X5 cartridge in the selected style or configuration covered by a 1-year Warranty. Whereas the Deluxe Edition includes the cartridge, a case, printed manual, an EverDrive-GB sticker, Stone Age Gamer sticker, and is covered by a 2-year Warranty.

Features

  • Does not require reboot to save games like the X3.
  • Max ROM size: 8MByte.
  • Max SAVE RAM size: 128KByte.
  • Instant loading.
  • Low power consumption.
  • High quality 4-layers PCB.
  • Game Genie cheat code support.
  • Soft reset to menu, just press upper center of cart label.
  • Supported mappers: MBC1, MBC2, MBC3, MBC5.
  • SDHC/SDXC support.
  • Compatible with all systems that support GB and GBC cartridges, including Super Game Boy.
  • OS supports up to 1000 files per folder.


X5 vs. X7:


FLASH CART DISCLAIMER

A) PIRACY – Stone Age Gamer Retroworks, Inc. ("Stone Age Gamer") does not support or condone piracy. Flash carts and similar devices Stone Age Gamer sells and supports are intended to be used only for the following purposes: development, playing games licensed by Stone Age Gamer for use with the product, and/or playing currently owned personally backed-up games and media where it is legal to do so. Stone Age Gamer does not offer support for any other use of this product.

B) PERSONAL BACK-UPS – In many territories it is legal to make back-ups for personal use and/or archival purposes, however it may not be legal in all territories. Please learn the national and local laws regarding this subject before making back-ups for personal use. Please note, in most territories "Personal Back-up" means exactly that; back-ups you made yourself of games you currently own. This often does not include back-ups obtained via other methods (i.e. downloading), even if it is a game you physically own.

C) DAMAGE – Neither Stone Age Gamer or the manufacturer is responsible for any damage of property this product may cause. This is a new product intended to be used on electronic hardware that exceeds two decades in age and Stone Age Gamer can’t guarantee the condition of such hardware. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

D) MODIFICATION & USE – Any unauthorized modification and/or non-intended use of this or any other flash cart product sold by Stone Age Gamer shall void both manufacturer and retailer warranties of that product.

E) CLONE / MODIFIED CONSOLES – Flash carts were developed and intended to be used on un-modified original hardware using original hardware accessories. Stone Age Gamer does not guarantee flash cart operation on clone consoles or modified consoles. Flash carts may operate on some clone consoles or modified consoles. However, due to power consumption changes, random hardware changes and/or firmware updates of those consoles we cannot offer a guarantee of flash cart compatibility. Any returns due to incompatibility with clone consoles or modified consoles will result in no refund of any shipping costs and a 10% restocking fee if no defect is found during testing.

9 Reviews

  • 5
    Much better than the X3, much cheaper than the X7

    Posted by Radosław Łukasik on Apr 11th 2022

    A great, very high-quality product. I think the Everdrive GB X5 is a good compromise between the more expensive X7 and the less advanced X3. If you don't need savestates then I see no reason to pay extra for the X7. An additional advantage is the very low power consumption compared to the X3, not much more than when using the original cartridges. This is especially important if you are using Gameboy Pocket. I recommend it, I do not see any disadvantages of this cartridge!

  • 5
    Fantastic Product!

    Posted by Jay Lauretta on Mar 11th 2022

    Simply put, the GB X5 is a fantastic product. I received the cartridge in just a few days, and within minutes of getting it, popped my SD card in and was playing games on my Analogue Pocket. Buying a GB X5 is an easy recommendation to make.

  • 4
    Works pretty well

    Posted by C on Jan 19th 2022

    The UI gets the job done but I wish you could sort games. My biggest complaint is that it does have higher power draw than a real card. Paired with an IPS screen this absolutely devours the battery on a gameboy pocket.

  • 5
    Exactly what I wanted

    Posted by TeknoDaddy69 on Dec 31st 2021

    Ran most if not all GB and GBC fan translations on real hardware correctly. Was so good being able to fire up games I saw as a kid but could never play due to language barrier. Highly Recommend!

  • 5
    GB Everdrive Cart

    Posted by Scott V on Dec 16th 2021

    Very powerful and easy to use multi-cart. After some initial setup (read the instructions) this device is super easy to use. Love the GameGenie code entry option as these old games were challenging!

  • 5
    GB Everdrive

    Posted by ryan wiles on Jul 17th 2021

    This thing is awesome. It runs perfectly and I can relive my childhood.

  • 5
    Awesome Device

    Posted by JJ on Jun 4th 2021

    This device is great, it only takes a couple of minutes to add your roms to the SD card and insert it to the everdrive and you will be instantly playing your favorite games, it is so simple to use, and it is a high quality product.
    This is a great device!

  • 5
    A must have!

    Posted by Juan Alvarado on Apr 9th 2021

    This is an awesome unit. I have tried it on an original gameboy, a gameboy pocket, gameboy color, gameboy advance and gameboy advance sp and it works flawlessly on all of them. It lets me have all my games in one unit which is nice as I don't want to keep plug in and unplugging those old cartridges which are already pretty old. Put your ROM's on an sd card, plug it into the unit and off you go. Notice that this will only play gameboy and gameboy color ROM's. It will NOT play gameboy advance ROM's. You will need to buy the Everdrive for the Advance to play those ROM's. This unit has a great feature to get back into the main menu. Instead of having a special button combination to remember (which might also not work depending on the game), you simply slightly squeeze the top of the cartridge slightly. There is a switch inside that sends you back to the main menu. Very cool and easy to use. Plays all the ROM's I could throw at it without any problems and I put a LOT of them on the unit (over 3000). Highly recommend picking one up if you into playing on original gameboy hardware. Yes you can buy a one of those newer handheld consoles that let you play all the different machines in one, but there is nothing quite like playing on the original hardware. Upgrade that gameboy with an IPS screen, and it makes it even more awesome.

  • 5
    Easy!

    Posted by Unknown on Nov 6th 2020

    This is a VERY simple GB/GBC flash cart. The cartridge build quality is great and feels just as good, if not better, than a normal Game Boy Color game cartridge. It fit cleanly into my GBC and GB Pocket. The micro-SD card sticks out a bit at the top but it's not intrusive at all and I've never accidentally removed the card. The OS built in is easy to use and I've had no problems with it. File management is also very simple- just put your roms and folders into the root folder of the micro SD. Money very well spent.