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Old 16-04-2018, 02:35 PM   #1
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Bricked Nintendo Switch

Hi my nintendo switch console just died on me after using the nyko dock. I have a local warranty but was advised to get in touch with nyko about my switch condition. Anyone able to advise me here. I just bought my console for 3 months
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Old 16-04-2018, 03:15 PM   #2
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Well Nintendo responded appropriately. It's like if you break your phone with a sledgehammer you should tell the guy not to break it with a sledgehammer instead of telling the phone maker to stop making their product breakable by sledgehammer.

Sadly a Google search of nyko dock already returns the search suggestion nyko dock breaking switch so you are losing a battle of liability here.

And not just Nyko, but docks in general, with a Switch updated to firmware 5.0
http://www.nintendolife.com/news/201...switch_systems

RMA the Switch and stop using the dock.
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Old 16-04-2018, 08:35 PM   #3
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Its still under warranty, Maxsoft refused to repair the set?

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Old 17-04-2018, 09:55 AM   #4
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If it's not painfully obvious by now, please do not buy 3rd party ANYTHING.
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Old 26-04-2018, 10:13 PM   #5
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guys... can i still use CO-OV n100 for my switch? been using it for 2 weeks, no problem atm. ver 5.0 should i still cont to use?
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Old 14-05-2018, 05:14 PM   #6
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There's a new dock announced by Nintendo. At least you can charge while playing it when not in docked mode
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Old 14-05-2018, 05:28 PM   #7
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There's a new dock announced by Nintendo. At least you can charge while playing it when not in docked mode
It's not a dock, just an overpriced stand. There is no HDMI output etc. You can accomplish the same by using many mobile phone or tablet stands - basically just need to lift the Switch up so that the USB-C port below is accessible. Probably can just use a USB-C cable with L-shape connector (along with the built-in kick stand).
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Old 14-05-2018, 08:35 PM   #8
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If anything i learnt from the past, is that nintendo consoles are not very 3rd party friendly.. best to just stick to 1st party stuff, however overpriced it is.
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