Loose Joycon

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  1. da1e85

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    It's not normal
     


  2. YourHero

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    It's not as if it's effecting gameplay tho. The only problem I have ever is where the left joycon stops responding. It only happens in Zelda tho. But a lot of people have the desync issue.
     
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    My left joycon appears to move ever so slightly but I wouldn't exactly call it loose, it really is very slight.
     
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    Yea my right has an incredibly slight wiggle to it. Like, I have to put a little elbow into it.

    It shouldnt be mad wobbly, but much like the 3DS hinge, I think it should have slight give to prevent breaking.
     
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    Same here, but my right one is stiff as a oldman on viagra. I got like 1-2mm movement if I push it on the bottom. But for me it felt like it stopped a lot lately. Either that or I don't think about it anymore.
     
  6. Haloman800

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    Left JoyCon is loose, as well as it being wonky from time to time (e.g. joystick not working, controller freezing up).

    Get your crap together, Nintendo.
     
  7. da1e85

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    So my neon joycons were snug when purchased however the right one now exihibts some slight play. Maybe I'm thinking now this is normal however tape on the bottom of the switch rail has sorted this
     
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    mine feels loose as well, but it only happens when i have it on the grip, but doesnt happens when in the console itself. its driving me nuts
     
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  10. da1e85

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    So yours doesn't move at all in handheld mode
     
  11. Nikki_swap

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    nope, only when using the joycon grip for some reason.
     
  12. da1e85

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    Strange
     
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    They didn't "properly" test because the small amount of defective units will generate sales in the joy con department. Car manufacturing companies, electronic companies, basically any company put those defects there on purpose to generate more sales for replacement parts.
     
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    More than not it costs them money due to bad publicity, warranty repair and returned products. Not to mention having to listen to all the criticism and hate on their tech forums amongst other places.
     
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    I'm sorry, but that's just wrong and frankly a stupid way of thinking. It costs more money to fix/replace under warranty and lower future sales from bad publicity. Try having a basic understanding of economics and business before spouting nonsense. If any company were to do that, they wouldn't design it to fail right out of the gate, but rather a year or so later to force upgrades (which apple is suspected of doing)
     
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    Like my last vacuum where the belt broke 1 week after the warranty ran out. Now that's how you do it!
     
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    I have this issue too, and I don't know if this has been said, but, what about using something like the tape that is used with watter pipelines in order to adjust the tolerance?
    It could solve the problem, but I don't know if it would still charge the joy-con since I don't even kwon how it's done (I mean, I don't really care about it, at least ultil now).
     
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    I can visualise some bloke stress testing parts to 13 months of life before breaking XD