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A SD/Flash cart allows you to play ROMs on your Atari Lynx simply by copying them onto an SD card and then loading that ROM from the menu loader on one of these special cartridges. It's basically an Everdrive for Atari Lynx. There are two different products out right now that let you do this, be sure to read our review of both - RetroHQ Lynx GameDrive and BennVenn's ElCheapoSD Cartridge Review for Atari Lynx.

Below are the details of these SD/Flash carts and a summary of their features.

Comparison🕸

  RetroHQ Lynx GD (GameDrive) BennVenn ElCheapoSD
Lynx 1 SupportYesYes
Lynx 2 SupportYesYes
ComLynx SupportYesYes
ShellSLS 3D PrintedInjection Moulded
SD Card IncludedNoNo
SD Card Click MechanismYesYes
SD Card PositionLeftCenter
Requires Firmware DownloadYesYes
Has 3rd party ROM loader menuNoYes
Missing SD Card PromptYesYes
File System SupportFAT16, FAT32FAT32
Directory/Folder SupportYesNo
Long File Name SupportYes, with scrollingLimited to screen width
Last ROM MemoryYesYes
Game Trainer/CheatsYesNo
Game Preview Image SupportYesNo
Instant BootYesYes
ROM Load SpeedFastFast
EEPROM SavesYes, allYes, 93C46 only
Menu/ROM LoaderAdvancedBasic
Max ROM Size512K512K
ROM SupportLNX, LYX, OLNX
SD Card Programming APIYesNo
Printed ManualYes, 10 page glossyNo
Cartridge LabelYes, while silkscreen directly on PCBNo, bare PCB, but free sticker label designs available here.
Support ForumYesYes
Designed InUKAustralia
AvailabilityNowNow
Cost$95 (USD)$50 (USD)
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