Portable HDMI Adapter

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  1. D-Jay
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    I've got one which looks identical to what you listed. I've stopped using it for the fear of it potentially bricking the Switch. Upon reading up on Switch docks, the only one which is guaranteed to not brick your Switch is Nintendo's own.
     
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    What some people do, and is totally safe, is put the innards of the official dock into other cases.
     
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    Probably should buy a shell for the official dock.
     
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    How should it brick the console? Voltage?
     
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    Has to do with the code in 5.0.0 firmware.
     
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    has this been proven yet ?
     
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    I think I will go for an original dock set.
    There are many of them available for just a little bit more cash than these cheap adapters + power supply.
     
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=91&v=elOqMKln_WI

    Been around for about 5 months or so about 5.0.0 firmware bricking system that used third-party dock, has to do with the way Nintendo coded the 5.0.0 firmware, throwing unit that used third party dock in a boot loop.
     
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    This does not prove that the 5.0 caused the brick.. all this proves that the nyko dock bricked the system...
    I wanted hard proof that its down to the 5.0 update, like someone who has looked into the code of the update 5.0 and said yep this is why... Hence why i asked you has it been proven when you mentioned it was the 5.0 system update code that causes brick.....
    But thanks for the reply
     
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    The nyko was causing bricks quite before the FW 5.0... But after FW5.0 the failure rate on the subject increased a lot leading everyone to think there's something in the FW 5.0 that did it, no idea...
     
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    I use the C-FORCE CF003. It's pricey but work very well
     
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    http://www.nintendolife.com/news/20..._on_third-party_docks_bricking_switch_systems
     
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    You can get an original Dock Set for the same value. With power supply.
     
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    Only second hand.

    Brand new, at least where I live, new docks seem to be hard to come by and 'new' docks on Amazon are currently over £100.

    I ended up buying a second switch in part because it wasn't that much more once you include all the accessories that come with it, although this was at a discount.
     
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    Sure. But there's no reason to not go for them.
    I got one which is just 2 months old with full warranty.
     
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    Out of curiosity where is this?

    The only official ones I've seen for "a little bit more" (compared to the OP) didn't seem to have a "full" warranty, nor the charger and HDMI cable now that I look again.

    Closest is near RRP.
     
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    Take a look at eBay. But I got mine at "eBay Kleinanzeigen" (classifieds), don't know if there's a market for the UK.
    I paid 45 € (40 GBP).
     
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    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Official...844097?hash=item48b1d00041:g:PisAAOSwYFtbe8dq

    Suggest you buy this before its gone, you also get the 8bito any controller adaptor which i recommend
     
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