Hardware How to know if it's a v1 or v2 switch console ?

alucard_xs

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Hello,

Is there a way to know if a switch is a v1 à a v2 model ?
no box on the one I'm gonna buy ...
the serial number maybe ?

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you can find the serial number on the side, but a better option is to go into system settings. it's one of the last options iirc. it will say the serial number. it might be more prudent, since you can just replace the sticker on the side to fool someone. I'm sure that's what Nintendo uses when it comes to repairs too.
 
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the rear of the chassis can indicate it as well. V1 units say HAC-001 . mariko v2 units say HAC-001(01) with the extra 01 in brackets.
 
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