There is a very interesting device that has been attracting attention in the networks for a long time. Is called Flipper Zeroand it is a small device with an LCD screen and a control pad that is presented as the multi-tool for geeks and hardware enthusiasts, since it has many connectivity functions with which to unleash your imagination.
Cloning Amiibos, is it illegal?
Both on YouTube and on Instagram or TikTok, we can find many videos where we can see people cloning the information of the Amiibos from Nintendo with quite peculiar white and orange devices. Basically, the person brings the device closer to the Amiibo while it remains in the unopened box, and the device is in charge of reading the information from the figure to save it and use it whenever we want.
The device, as you can imagine, is the Flipper Zeroand this peculiar utility is helping to make it widely known.
Simply bring the Flipper Zero closer to the Amiibo, select the function of learn NFC, and save the information obtained with the name you want. With that done, you can then use that information whenever you want, and since the Flipper Zero also broadcasts, all those saved profiles can be used with the Switch to emulate the Amiibo function. Infinite and free amiibos? Practically yes.
Can other Amiibo profiles be installed?
Considering the ease of importing and exporting Amiibo profiles, you can imagine that the profiles of all Amiibos can be downloaded. You imagine well. The files are available on the internet so that they can be stored on the Flipper Zero’s microSD, and thus emulate all the figures you want.
What else is the Flipper Zero good for?
The technical qualities of the Flipper Zero allow all kinds of practices to be carried out, since with its integrated antennas and the 18 IO pins that it includes, the possibilities are endless for all those users who control networks and programming.
Even so, you can discard scripts that other users have created to use the function directly on the Flipper Zero, being able to clone radio signals (a garage remote control, for example), 125 kHz RFID cards (hotel keys) or control device via infrared.
How much does it cost?
The Flipper Zero has an official price of 169 dollars, however, if we add taxes and shipping (the cheapest) the final price remains at 216 dollars (about 200 euros). You also have the option to buy it through Amazon with a price of 280 euros.
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