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The '''[[Action Replay|Action Replay DS]]''' is a [[Game Enhancer]] device for the Nintendo DS. It was created by [[Datel]]. It is a cheat code based device and allows the user to control the menu by using the DS's touchscreen. The code list can be updated by downloading updates from the official Datel website, and from there using software and downloading it to the AR DS through a USB cable. The AR plugs into the DS game port, thus assuring compatibility with all models of the DS. Rather than having a pass-through port, the AR must first be inserted, then after booting, the game of choice is inserted.
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[[File:Action Replay DS.jpg|thumb|right|160px|Action Replay DS]]
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The '''[[Action Replay]]''' is a [[Game Enhancer]] device for the Nintendo DS. It was created by [[Datel]]. It is a cheat code based device and allows the user to control the menu by using the DS's touchscreen. The code list can be updated by downloading updates from the official Datel website, and from there using software and downloading it to the AR DS through a USB cable. The AR plugs into the DS game port. Rather than having a pass-through port, the AR must first be inserted, then after booting, the game of choice is inserted.
  
==Media Edition==
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==Trainer Kit==
The ''Media Edition'' contains software that allows for movies, music, and homebrew games to be played. Touch screen control is also used. All files must first be saved to a MicroSD card and inserted into the ARDS Media Edition to be played. A game saves manager called DataMAX is also included which allows for game save backups (useful for games which only allow one game save).
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The ''Action Replay Trainer Kit'' is a peripheral sold seperately which allows users to find their own codes. It plugs into the GBA cartridge slot so it only works on the original DS models.
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===Downloadable Manual for DS Trainer Toolkit===
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Use the link below to download a PDF version of the original Trainer Toolkit user manual.
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*[http://us.codejunkies.com/support_downloads/Trainer-Toolkit-for-Nintendo-DS-User-Manual.pdf Downloadable Manual in PDF Format for Trainer Toolkit]
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===Software for DS Trainer Toolkit===
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If you’ve lost the disc that came with your Trainer Toolkit, use the link below to download the contents of the provided disc.
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*[http://us.codejunkies.com/support_downloads/Trainer_Toolkit_disc_contents.zip Trainer Toolkit PC Software]
  
==Max Duo==
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==Releases==
The ''Action Replay Max Duo'' version advertises DS compatibility on the box. This is somewhat deceptive as actual cheat codes cannot be used on DS, only on the GBA. However, Gamesaves can be transferred to the DS.
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===Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite===
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*'''Action Replay MAX DUO''' (March 2005) - Two cartridges included. One for GBA and another for DS.
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*'''Action Replay DS''' (July 2006) [Last firmware v1.71, games released later are not compatible.
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**NDS Trainer Toolkit (February 2007) - Available only online.
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*'''Action Replay DS Media Edition''' (September 2008) - A special version of the Action Replay DS which contains software that allows for movies, music, and homebrew games to be played. All files must first be saved to a MicroSD card and inserted into the ARDS Media Edition to be played. A game saves manager called DataMAX is also included which allows for game save backups (useful for games which only allow one game save). Only available online.
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*'''Action Replay DS EZ''' (February 2009)
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*'''Action Replay Ultimate Cheats''' - Action Replay supporting a single series of games. Games covered include.
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**Pokemon (DS/DS Lite and DSi/3DS versions)
  
==Trainer Kit==
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===Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL===
The ''Action Replay Trainer Kit'' is a peripheral sold seperately which allows users to find their own codes. It plugs into the GBA cartridge slot so it only works on the original DS models.
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:Action Replay works up to firmware 4.
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*'''Action Replay DSi''' (October 2009); Later system software updates to the DSi and 3DS include a 'white list' which prevents unlicensed games from booting, this stops older Action Replay's from loading on updated DSi and 3DS handhelds, however older Action Replay's will continue to work on original DS and DS Lite handhelds.
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*'''Action Replay DS''' (September 2011): 3DS/DSi/DS/Lite Compatible.
  
 
==Hardware==
 
==Hardware==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:Action Replay DS.jpg|Action Replay DS
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File:ActionReplayMaxDuo GBA box.jpg|Action Replay Max Duo box (GBA & DS)
Image:Action Replay DS Broken.jpg|Action Replay DS Broken
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File:ActionReplayMaxDS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay Max Duo box (DS focused)
Image:Action Replay DS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay DS Packaging
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File:ActionReplayMAXDuo GBA cartridge.JPG|Action Replay MAX Duo cartridge (GBA)
Image:ActionReplay MediaEdition DS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay DS Media Edition Packaging
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File:ActionReplayMaxDuo DS cartridge.JPG|Action Replay Max Duo cartridge (DS)
Image:ActionReplayMaxDuo GBA-DS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay Max Packaging
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File:ActionReplayMAX GBA packaging.jpg|Action Replay MAX Duo packaging
Image:ActionReplayMaxDS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay Max Packaging
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File:Action Replay DS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay DS box
Image:ActionReplayUltimatePokemonCheats DS Packaging.jpg|Ultimate Cheats: Pokemon Packaging
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File:Action Replay DS.jpg|Action Replay DS cartridge
Image:ARTrainerKit DS Packaging.JPG|Trainer Kit Packaging
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File:ActionReplayDS DS cartridge.jpg|Action Replay DS cartridge
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File:Action Replay DS Broken.jpg|Action Replay DS Broken
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File:ARTrainerKit DS Packaging.JPG|Trainer Kit box
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File:ActionReplayDSTrainerToolkit DS cartridge.jpg|Trainer Kit cartridge
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File:ActionReplayDSTrainerToolkit DS packaging.JPG|Trainer Kit packaging
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File:ActionReplay MediaEdition DS Packaging.jpg|Action Replay DS Media Edition box
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File:ActionReplayDSMediaEdition DS cartridge.jpg|Action Replay DS Media Edition cartridge
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File:ActionReplayDSEZ DS box.jpg|Action Replay DS EZ box
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File:ActionReplayDSEZ DS cartridge.jpg|Action Replay DS EZ cartridge
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File:ActionReplayUltimatePokemonCheats DS Packaging.jpg|Ultimate Cheats: Pokemon box
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File:ActionReplayDSIUltimateCheats DSI box.jpg|Ultimate Cheats: Pokemon box (DSi/3DS version)
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File:ActionReplayDSI DSI box.jpg|Action Replay DSi box
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File:ActionReplayDSI DSI cartridge.jpg|Action Replay DSi cartridge
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File:ActionReplayDS DSI box.JPG|Action Replay DS (2011) box
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File:ActionReplayDS2011-2 DSI cartridge.jpg|Action Replay DS (2011) cartridge
 
</gallery>
 
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*[http://us.codejunkies.com/Products/NDS-Action-Replay-DS-Media-Edition-(USA)__EF000642.aspx AR Media Edition Packaging Official webpage]
 
*[http://us.codejunkies.com/Products/NDS-Action-Replay-DS-Media-Edition-(USA)__EF000642.aspx AR Media Edition Packaging Official webpage]
 
*[http://us.codejunkies.com/Products/NDS-Trainer-Toolkit__EF000358.aspx Trainer Toolkit Official website]
 
*[http://us.codejunkies.com/Products/NDS-Trainer-Toolkit__EF000358.aspx Trainer Toolkit Official website]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_Replay_DS Action Replay DS Wikipedia article]
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Latest revision as of 20:53, 23 September 2015

Action Replay DS

The Action Replay is a Game Enhancer device for the Nintendo DS. It was created by Datel. It is a cheat code based device and allows the user to control the menu by using the DS's touchscreen. The code list can be updated by downloading updates from the official Datel website, and from there using software and downloading it to the AR DS through a USB cable. The AR plugs into the DS game port. Rather than having a pass-through port, the AR must first be inserted, then after booting, the game of choice is inserted.

Trainer Kit

The Action Replay Trainer Kit is a peripheral sold seperately which allows users to find their own codes. It plugs into the GBA cartridge slot so it only works on the original DS models.

Downloadable Manual for DS Trainer Toolkit

Use the link below to download a PDF version of the original Trainer Toolkit user manual.

Software for DS Trainer Toolkit

If you’ve lost the disc that came with your Trainer Toolkit, use the link below to download the contents of the provided disc.

Releases

Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite

  • Action Replay MAX DUO (March 2005) - Two cartridges included. One for GBA and another for DS.
  • Action Replay DS (July 2006) [Last firmware v1.71, games released later are not compatible.
    • NDS Trainer Toolkit (February 2007) - Available only online.
  • Action Replay DS Media Edition (September 2008) - A special version of the Action Replay DS which contains software that allows for movies, music, and homebrew games to be played. All files must first be saved to a MicroSD card and inserted into the ARDS Media Edition to be played. A game saves manager called DataMAX is also included which allows for game save backups (useful for games which only allow one game save). Only available online.
  • Action Replay DS EZ (February 2009)
  • Action Replay Ultimate Cheats - Action Replay supporting a single series of games. Games covered include.
    • Pokemon (DS/DS Lite and DSi/3DS versions)

Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL

Action Replay works up to firmware 4.
  • Action Replay DSi (October 2009); Later system software updates to the DSi and 3DS include a 'white list' which prevents unlicensed games from booting, this stops older Action Replay's from loading on updated DSi and 3DS handhelds, however older Action Replay's will continue to work on original DS and DS Lite handhelds.
  • Action Replay DS (September 2011): 3DS/DSi/DS/Lite Compatible.

Hardware

External Links


Action Replay
PC
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Consoles
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Portables
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