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EverDrive-GBA X5 Mini (Base - Gray)

PCB Version: Model 19, Rev. B (X5 Mini)
$98.99
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SKU:
SAG033337
EverDrive-GBA X5 Mini (Base - Gray)

 

SD Card Size

This is the Base - Grayversion of the EverDrive-GBA X5 Mini, nothing fancy. This cartridge comes assembled in a gray shell with the basic label.

Ever dream of having your whole library of Game Boy Advance games in a single cartridge? The EverDrive-GBA X5 Mini allows you to load your game back-ups (commonly known as ROMs) on a microSD card, put the SD card into the EverDrive-GBA, put the EverDrive-GBA into a Game Boy Advance 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-GBA X5 Mini 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-GBA sticker, Stone Age Gamer sticker, and is covered by a 2-year Warranty.

Features

  • Small design! Will fit flush in all your GBA handhelds.
  • High compatibility. Almost 100% compatibility with GBA game library.
  • All save types supported, no ROM patching required.
  • Fast Loading (most games load within 1 - 2 seconds).
  • 256Mbit PSRAM (32MByte) ROM memory.
  • 1Mbit SRAM (128KByte) save memory.
  • Real-time clock support.
  • Low power consumption.
  • SD, SDHC and SDXC cards are supported. Tested with micro-SD cards up to 64GB.
  • FAT32 support.
  • Supported with GameCube GBA Player, Super Retro Advance adapter and other GBA accessories.
  • NES, GB and GBC games support (emulation mode).


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.

13 Reviews

  • 5
    Outstanding Gaming Experience

    Posted by Tony Escobar, Jr, MD on Apr 8th 2022

    Superb retrogaming experience. I am blown away by the authenticity and versatility of Krikzz's work, and the support Stone Age Gamer has provided me. It's been truly outstanding. Highly recommended to gaming enthusiasts with original or FPGA hardware! Highly recommend combining with Smoke Monster's File System.

  • 5
    Best flash cart on the market.

    Posted by Kevin on Dec 18th 2021

    Not much more to say. It's exactly what you want. Looks great. Fantastic build quality. Loads and plays GBA roms exactly like the original cartridges.

  • 5
    Great product easy to use

    Posted by GabeShack on Oct 10th 2021

    Using this with the GameboyInterface on a gcloader with Swiss. It’s perfect. Also it works with larger sd cards that it states. Thanks to stoneage gamer for formatting it correctly ahead of time.

  • 5
    Everdrive

    Posted by Must own for GBA lovers on Sep 15th 2021

    Works flawless and easy to set up. Didn’t bother w/ Goomba, etc. but all other games play just fine. X7 will eventually have save states etc I’m sure but this is worth every penny

  • 5
    Great Way To Play GBA, Extra Benefits as Well

    Posted by Joe on Sep 12th 2021

    If you are looking for a great way to play GBA games this is a great option. I have tested it in a GB Advance SP, a DS and the Nintendo Gamecube gameboy player both with the official software and the GBI (Game Boy Interface) homebrew with great results. Setup is not hard at all, just make sure to get the most up to date software, drop onto a FAT32 formatted microsd, and start adding the files. A minor complaint is the GBA menu seems to have a limit of 69 pages, as anytime I had a full library it would truncate the list and remove some of the later titles. Because of this, I would highly suggest making alphabetical folders if you are hoping to have full sets of games on this device. I had no had this issue with my FXPakPro so it may just be something about this drive, but still an easy fix and now all my games show up as they should with better organization. Translated games and various romhacks for the GBA have also worked just fine, the auto region select seems to handle any Japanese or Euro games with ease and I have yet to find any GBA games that glitch out on me. The device can also run Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy/Game Boy Color via various emulators built with the GBA in mind. These are not perfect however and you may notice some scaling issues with some titles, and others may fail to boot or have other strange glitches. But the overall performance is passable and a nice bonus for having more games on the go. Do not purchase it with these emulators as your main focus as you are probably better off getting a dedicated everdrive for those consoles, but having some extra functionality on top of great GBA support is an excellent perk. Overall very happy with the device, and would highly suggest it for anyone interested in this consoles library.

  • 5
    Just works

    Posted by agj on Aug 2nd 2021

    The form factor being the same as a regular GBA cartridge, it sits flush with my Game Boy Micro. I previously used an old M3, which jutted out a bit and made it uncomfortable to hold. The Everdrive X5 mini's software is simple and to the point, no unnecessary customization or "artfully" designed icons and backgrounds, just a plain menu from which to browse and find the games. Pressing start loads the game last played, which is a convenient shortcut. In all it loads fast, plays games with no problems for me so far, and simply never gets in the way.

  • 5
    Really Good Flashcart

    Posted by Austin Hoople on Jul 22nd 2021

    From the relatively short time that I've had my EverDrive GBA-X5 Mini, I can tell that this is a good quality flashcart. It plays my GBA games about as well as any GBA cartridge, and the included emulators all work as intended. The RTC is a nice feature to have for certain games (such as Pokemon), and it's nice to know that replacing the internal battery is super easy. Also, the build quality for the cartridge is really nice, about as good as any officially produced GBA cartridge. This is an easy recommendation from me to anybody who wants their own GBA flashcart.

  • 5
    Great Flash Cart

    Posted by Carlos on Jun 27th 2021

    This was the first flash cart that I have ever used and I have gotta say, it's great. Playing games on their original hardware is way better than an emulator on PC. At first it took me a little bit of time to be able to properly load a rom, but I quickly got the hang of it and now it's super easy. would recommend buying.

  • 5
    EverDrive-GBA X5 Mini

    Posted by Rogelio Toledo on Jun 26th 2021

    Worked great. Excellent product, I no longer need to deal with cartridges and possibly losing them. I can put all my games on this. My plan was to only buy a Everdrive for my NES but it was such a great product that I have now also purchased it for my SNES, N64 and now Gameboy Advance. I highly recommend them all.