microSD adapters for SD2Vita. Which one should you buy?


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52 Responses

  1. Almeric says:

    Can’t believe… FIRST again…

  2. Icedcream says:

    I made some of my own. Very staight foward. Cost me all in all around £14. I got 6 units out of it and one thing I will recommend though is using flux!

  3. WolfRamiO says:

    i am waiting for one with case and selled on aliexpress

  4. edlc says:

    Anyone selling adapters at around $15 is trying to make money. The PCBs and sockets cost little at high volume. Unless you are incapable of soldering or impatient, just build your own or buy from China.

    • -_- says:

      well obviously they are trying to make money, if you made your own to sell wouldn’t you want a little profit for the effort put in?

      • edlc says:

        It’s a big “*** you” to the community. I doubt any of their profits will go towards manufacturing an adapter similar to the Cobra Blackfin.

      • edlc says:

        It’s a big middle finger to the community. I doubt any of the profits will fund an adapter similar to the Cobra Blackfin.

        • BenoitRen says:

          Why would we want *** like the Cobra Blackfin?

        • yea but... says:

          Any dudes making them is entitled to a little profit for their work they put into it, time and effort is money, they are not doing it out the kindness of their hearts….this is the internet lol.
          Also they don’t have the same resources as for example the Chinese manufacturers.

        • Jack Attack says:

          No it’s not. If you can solder, do it yourself. If you can’t, you have to pay for a SERVICE.

          Making things accessible that normally wouldn’t be is the opposite of what you’re idiotically saying. Go figure, people’s time costs money. Don’t like it, learn to do it yourself.

  5. Beforeitstoolate says:

    I just bought my adapter quickly from the link in the article ( must be a trustworthy person to be put in here ) before he sold out.
    Thanks for this great article ^-^

  6. Citadal says:

    wish we can make a dc emu would love to play multi disk with the sd adapter
    like the game packs in this vid
    looks gd

  7. Sholid says:

    I ordered mine on eBay… so impatient. Ordered on the 29th of July. I’m PO’d now that I won’t get my PSP games going on my new PSVita Slim. Does anybody know if they would work by installing Adreneline through my PSTV, then passing it over to my Vita? Just wondering if the Vita needs to be activated to run PSP games when already installed.

  8. Ricomac says:

    Still prefer to pay to avoid to use my tools If any solders are wrong, I will use it to do the insurance quality., so the 3$ is ok for me.

  9. fluk3 says:

    Any plugin that lets you use content downloader or usb in vitashell with the sd2vita adapter?

  10. Vitagaming says:

    Once you load the sdcard plugin in the right location it works great with Enso. One problem I got a message at the very bottom that says the Vita can only display 100 bubbles at a time and to create folders so then you can have more bubbles shown. Is there another way to increase this 100 bubble limit? Also I get an error with Vitashell and the Usb connection to pc doesn’t work properly when I remove the 4gb vita memory so I just put the 128gb sd into the pc when I want to copy games onto the vita. This is probly the best feature of a sd2vita that it is removable and I wouldn’t want to open up my vita every time to add games to a psvsd 3g slot adapter. And who cares if the Sd2vita takes up a game slot because I see it as a 100 game multicart. Thanks to the Devs!

    • gunblade says:

      think the 100 limits just because of how much pages the vita can have. that why Sony dev added the folder around 2.00.

    • fluk3 says:

      I think i either saw something about the maximum number of pages or bubbles in the app.db file

    • Jack Attack says:

      500 Bubbles is the ahrd limit when you take folders into consideration.

  11. gunblade says:

    is there a differnce in the color or the boards seen red black and green.

  12. gunblade says:

    how big of sd cards work. last i heard it was 64gb.

  13. DanDare says:

    Im using 128gb no problems, only got 12gb left already

  14. billy says:

    Got a chinese one and worked perfectly. Was shipped in a box and even came with a manual how to setup the SD card

  15. billy says:

    Got one from China. Worked instantly and was packaged in a box. Even came with a manual how to setup the SD card

    • Vitagaming says:

      Cool does it have any logo on it? the one I got from ebay is a plain red one. I got it from ebay bc I couldn’t wait for the first order I placed with alibaba, idk when it will get here 😐

  16. Bargo says:

    What a useless piece of… an article.
    Thanks for wasting our time.

  17. Gelson says:

    I ordered 10 on eBay on 08/27/17
    At $ 1.89 each.

  18. cpasjuste says:

    Well, I think you missed something. I do think I’m the more “reputable source” as you say in the article (never heard of the mentioned people) and I sell them for the Chinese price since a while : http://m.ebay.fr/itm/ps-vita-micro-sd-SD2VITA-/253079768275?hash=item3aecbaccd3%3Ag%3At8MAAOSwnSxZhbGT&_trkparms=pageci%253Ae74ea219-7ee5-11e7-a68e-74dbd180d50b%257Cparentrq%253Ad3739a5815d0a9e4ad05bcfdffff8019%257Ciid%253A1

  19. supergordon says:

    Got mine from AliExpress. Paid 11 euro (now price dropped..) , and the quality is very good. Sucessfully inserted the adapter into the gamecard slot with the first attempt. Using as main storage, no problem at all. When I remove the microsd from the adapter I delete id.dat first, shutdown the vita and then I get the card into my tablet pc, put some games on the card (using a modified VitaOrganizer build) and reinserted into the vita. Will trigger a database update, but if you dont delete id.dat it asks you to format the card, (there is a opition in the henkaku settings menu for deleting id.dat)

    Thanks xyz for your hard work on developing such an adapter and making the your work available for all.

  20. Daniel Huang says:

    It’s clear you have a bias against Chinese manufacturer calling them “cheap” some of the boards likely came from the same Factory anything that comes off of assembly line will have some defects yes they’re not each tested but i wonder if the individual each of the thousands of boards ya going with the individual will have less of a risk no doubt and are you sure the Chinese manufacturer wont update the design do you have a few of there cards bottom line is all these PCB came from a Chinese manufacturer don’t they ? guess they’re all “cheap” (just don’t like what the west is painting of the Chinese)

    P.s. i don’t have any ties to Chinese manufacturers

    • wololo says:

      Lol, absolutely not. I meant “cheap” in the literal sense, as in “they are not expensive to buy”. Apologies if it looked otherwise.

  21. Alex says:

    Thanks for the article! How to distinguish if the adapter we got is made from the xyz’s original design or the Gadorach one?

  22. Shyney says:

    Is there a way to recognize if a Sd2vita Adapter has the Gadorach Design or the xyz Design before the purchase just by looking at the product pictures? For example is this Adapter the Gadorach Design? http://s.aliexpress.com/mMBjyaui

  23. alberto_balsalm says:

    Got 1 from Modsiah, working well

  24. Smoker1 says:

    Seriously wish there was a way to use the Accessory Port on the 1st Gen Vitas with a USB Drive. So stupid they never Released anything for it.

    • UnrulyWolf says:

      I got a version 2 sd2vita on eBay from a U.S. based seller and got it within 2-3 days (I’m in the U.S. btw). It worked right out of the box I just took it out and plugged it in. The sd card does stick out and will not allow me to close the cartridge lid so just keep that in mind (not sure if all ver. 2 are like that).

  25. Jenia says:

    I also have a sd card setup for the sd2vita it comes with games preinstalled http://www.ebay.com/itm/SD2vita-sdcard-64gb-/122683270825?ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

  26. pepijn says:

    On AliExpress there is a new sd2vita card a 5.0 version.
    Any one know what has been changed? Size? Something else?

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