Hardware joycon pin corrosion

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so recently I decided to hack my switch, its been using atmosphere 9.2 on 8.1.0, its been running emunand for probably 4-3 days, I 3d printed a jig from shofel2 on github and I used a bent staple instead of the modified part from a microusb like in the image. I couldn't get it to work so I thought of ways to get it to work, I thought liquid would work so I took less than a drop of water and rubbed it on the jig, Ive been doing this ever since (I do it alot cause I crash and have to boot back into rcm alot) and now the right joycon randomly disconnects and I think its corrosion, Im just making this post to warn anyone about not using common sense and also some possible solutions. I'm currently letting some oil stuff that gets the corrosion off, I have it upside down so it hits the pins and doesn't go into the electronics, I will reply to this post later if it works but I'm hoping so, I don't want to have to take apart my switch or send my switch in to get repairs.

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Water and electronics don’t mix...... common knowledge

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I see a dead switch in the future...
 
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if you cant make a jig just use a piece of tinfoil easy method im sure you have tin foil in your house
 

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Actually the idea isn't wrong ... if there is corrosian you can usually rub it of with OIL ... you can even buy "special" anti corrosion oil ;)

Still you should probably take it apart before doing this

Before I switched to IT I was working in a Company working with Metal and we used WD40 for everything there
 
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Actually the idea isn't wrong ... if there is corrosian you can usually rub it of with OIL ... you can even buy "special" anti corrosion oil ;)

Still you should probably take it apart before doing this

Before I switched to IT I was working in a Company working with Metal and we used WD40 for everything there
yes i fixed my fidget spinner with this oil one time so it should definitely work
 
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And also OP don't mess with the Joy-Con rail if you don't know what you are doing, it can fry the whole system.
 
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This has to be a troll right?

Cant afford a real jig, but can afford a 3d printer.
Rubs fucking water into the joycon slot, and now whats to throw other liquids in too.

If it's not a troll.... well..... guess we're all fucked.
 
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This has to be a troll right?

Cant afford a real jig, but can afford a 3d printer.
Rubs fucking water into the joycon slot, and now whats to throw other liquids in too.

If it's not a troll.... well..... guess we're all fucked.
never under-estimate peoples abilities to do dumb shit
 
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