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    Hardware How to remove parental PIN control?

    This. Have done this many times. Sent from my Pixel 4a using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Tracking down a short to ground

    I've got a switch which had the USBc absolutely destroyed on it. Pin 18 and 6 (VDDIO and VSVR) on M92T36 are shorted to ground which I'm fairly certain should not be the case. The cap above P13USB is also shorted. I've removed P13USB, M92T36 and BQ.... Without any change to the short to ground...
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    Hardware Help...I feel like I may have biffed my SD connector for the switch.

    Foam piece just applies pressure to the actual connector to prevent vibrations from causing connectivity issues. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Help...I feel like I may have biffed my SD connector for the switch.

    Stupid question. Are you putting the foam piece back on top of the connector AND are you installing the screw for your SD card reader? Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Help...I feel like I may have biffed my SD connector for the switch.

    Yeah, for some reason it's super blurry. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Is this beyond repair

    Yeah. I would just remove the whole connector and replace it. For a someone with some experience, not a problem. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Water damaged switch's fan is buzzing

    Lol sorry. Couldn't resist. Make sure connector pins don't have corrosion. Have seen some funky stuff on liquid damaged consoles. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Water damaged switch's fan is buzzing

    Water damage. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Adding a new USB port to the Switch. Is it possible?

    It is tough to replace, for sure. Many online services will replace for you, do some searching around. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Dust issues

    If you're not comfortable then I don't blame you. Also, specialized tools are required... Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Dust issues

    Didn't see the picture until now. Definitely open it up and clean out that heat sink. No way around it really; compressed air through the fan won't help as the air inlet is not a straight through design - also this could be dangerous from an electrical standpoint, too. Sent from my Pixel 2...
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    Hardware Dust issues

    Personally think you should replace thermal compound and clean. If it's getting hot that usually indicates poor thermal transfer from CPU to heat sink. I've had great success applying new thermal compound to older switches, it makes quite a difference from both a cooling aspect and can make it...
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    Hardware Best third-party joy cons?

    Yeah, I believe they are. Just make sure all of the ribbon cables are installed in the correct orientation. Sounds silly but they only work in one direction. I've made that mistake before. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Best third-party joy cons?

    Just out of curiosity, have you tried to pull them apart and see what's damaged? If you're not going to try to fix, might as well send em my way. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Hardware Best Joycon replacement shell with a dpad?

    Ah yes. Extreme rate makes a great replacement. Shell. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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