Switch HDMI Port

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by addi33, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. addi33
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    addi33 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I guess that the switchs USB-C Port is also an HDMI Port, else the Dock wouldn't work. does anybody here thinks that it could be possible to direct capture the switch without a TV Capture Card?
     
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    I may be wrong, but isn't game recording actually a feature this time?
     
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    It was said that "the media share button allows you to take screenshots and share them with your friends. video capture is in planned" or something like that. so I wouldnt count on that. probably coming 2018 with like a 3min limit so not that good to record lets plays.
     
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    When Nintendo says something is planned, you know what to expect...
     
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    Outputting HDMI video through USB C will not give us the ability to simply plug in to PC USB and direct capture. That's just not how USB C works. It could work if Ninty added it, or even possibly through homebrew. But from what I know there won't be some magical way to just have a PC homebrew pull the HDMI signal. Though I would honestly love to see that happen.
     
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    Xzi Console Hacker and PC Gamer

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    Yeah Nintendo have already stated as much about firmware/software restrictions on hardware ports, at least at launch. No external USB HDDs (at launch) for example. So I doubt all lanes/features will be available early on for the USB-C.