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EZ-2 & EZ-2 PowerStar
The EZ-2 & EZ-2 PowerStar fromDivineo UK
EZ-2 & EZ-2 PowerStar Review 1.0
All 256M and 512M EZ-Cart are standard GBA cartridge
All three saving modes are supported, import and export for all saving
modes and sizes are supported. All saving modes is supported by software, so you
only need to update your software to accommodate future new saving mode, protect
your investment most, free from hardware upgrade cost and trouble maximum.
Rechargeable battery in cart to support saver, no need to change battery, the
battery life is even longer than the flash chips.
Real Time Clock supported
Hardware Cheat supported
Software Rebooting supported
uses Flash ROM chip that work under power supply of 3.3V
EZ2 PS uses Flash
ROM chip that work under power supply of 1.8V
in the box
The box has a very nice design (a first
view) and comes with a Mini-CD where u can grab the software, but I recommend
u to download the latest on the web since it¡¦s all times updated.
Unzip the ez2 software in
Unzip the correct driver in the same
directory where u installed the ez2 software, so here, ¡§c:\ez2¡¨
Ezdriver.zip = 1st Gen EZ2
Ezdriverps.zip = EZ2 Power Star
U can now connect the writer to an USB port of your motherboard.
very important to do not plug the writer on a hub since it won¡¦t
supply enough power for it.
Now, windows would detect the writer,
from there, choose next button.
Click on ¡§Search for a suitable
driver for my device¡¨ and choose next.
Then, just check ¡§Specify
a location¡¨ and choose next.
Browse to ¡§c:\ez2¡¨
and choose ¡§ezwriter.inf¡¨
Finally, click on OK to
complete the installation.
If the installation is successfully,
it has to look like this in Device Manager:
The EZ-2 writer has a very nice interface, here, I opened
my Super Advance 4 backup and look like this:
Place of the game on the cart menu
File Name: Name of the backup
ROM Name: Internal ROM name that will be shown on the cart
ROM Size: Size of the stripped ROM
Type of the save game
Saver Size: Size of the save game that¡¦ll
be stored on the cart for the game
NB: 256M cart can hold a total of 2MB
Cheat: Enable cheat if the game is supported
Enable In-Game-Reset if the game is supported
Loader: Check ¡§Using Loader¡¨ if you want to write several
GBA files into the EZ Cart simultaneously and uncheck ¡§Using Loader¡¨
only if you want write 1 GBA file to the EZ Cart or the volume of the GBA file
you want to write is exactly the same as the capacity of your EZ Cart or the GBA
file to be written is very special.
Auto Remove Info: Check ¡§Auto
Remove Info¡¨ will remove some useless content in the ROM to reduce
the ROM's size.
NB: This function can't always guarantee to remove the useless
content. So remember to uncheck this function if you find that your ROM can't
work properly after executing Auto Remove Info.
Format Cart: You
must execute Format Cart operation if you are using your EZ Cart first time. You
can also delete all the GBA files by executing this command.
It will check if the ROM in the cart is all right.
RAM Check: It will check
if the RAM in the cart is all right.
Battery Check: It will check if the
battery in the cart is all right.
Language Select: With this function, you
can select the language used in the Window of EZ-Writer.
Language: With this Function, you can select the language used in the menu of
Update Date File: You can update the data of Cheat Function
online with this function.
Clock and Password Set: With this function,
you can set the real time clock in your EZ II Cart and the password used to operate
How To Use the Cheat Function ?
You can enable
Cheat Function of a ROM by checking its box in the Cheat column.
You must edit Cheat code before enabling Cheat Function.
Cheat Code, right Click the Cheat Column of the selected ROM and select Cheat
You can select Cheat Code file of the selected ROM by clicking the
pull down icon of Add Cheat Data menu. The parameters of the Cheat Code file will
be listed in the table.
You can enable Cheat Function by ticking the corresponding
check box in the Function column.
Add Cheat: You can add the Cheat Code
found by yourself to the working table by this function.
Delete Cheat: You
can delete the selected Cheat Code by this function.
Search Cheat: You can
refresh the working table by this function.
NB: If you want to edit the
Cheat Code of a ROM which has been written to EZ Cart. You must Rewrite Cheat.
Menu Function Key
A Button: Will execute the selected game.
Button: Will execute Soft Reset at first, and then, will execute the game.
Some games won¡¦t run properly by pressing A button, so try this
In-Game Function Key
R and then A+B+SELECT+START: Return the EZ menu.
Disable Cheat Function.
L+R+START: Enable Cheat Function.
EZ2 is a very nice impressive last generation backup unit
for the GBA.
Since it¡¦s support all save game, u won¡¦t
need to patch your backup before playing and the software will be updated to support
future save game.
It also includes RTC for Pokemon fans and future game
that¡¦ll use RTC.
The installation was quite easy and the software
is very stable.
I tried to save and restore some save games without any
EZ2 has some function that isn¡¦t very interesting
for me, like ¡§Cheat¡¨ and ¡§Software Reset¡¨
but will maybe interest others.
If u¡¦re looking for
a good and easy to use backup unit, then, I recommend u to buy it since it¡¦s
a very impressive product.