what the hell happened to my switch?

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories & Hardware' started by LiveLatios, Dec 2, 2017.

  1. LiveLatios
    OP

    LiveLatios Profesionnal Scalie

    Member
    9
    Nov 16, 2015
    Canada
    why
    EDIT: so i found out what actually happened to it, and for any future souls who have someone that's obsessed with nail polish and leaves the bottle of nail polish remover just lying around, KEEP YOUR SWITCH AS FAR AWAY FROM IT AS YOU CAN. acetone got on mine, and, well... look what happened to it

    Damage report:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
    Last edited by LiveLatios, Dec 4, 2017
    whateverg1012 likes this.
  2. Tumoche

    Tumoche GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    5
    Apr 30, 2017
    Spain
    WTF is that
     
  3. wurstpistole

    wurstpistole I got 8 warning points

    Member
    12
    Nov 19, 2015
    Gambia, The
    Judging from the general filthiness of your surroundings, it might just be some killer bacteria in your home
     
  4. AbyssalMonkey

    AbyssalMonkey GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    6
    Jun 5, 2013
    Antarctica
    Prox
    Does it boot? My first guess is the battery leaked. Just about the only thing in the console that has a form of liquid.
     
    Alkéryn likes this.
  5. LiveLatios
    OP

    LiveLatios Profesionnal Scalie

    Member
    9
    Nov 16, 2015
    Canada
    why
    funny joke

    i have no idea, the plastic feels brittle too, i tried to lift the stand, and as shown in the picture, it just broke off

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    yeah it boots just fine, 73%, still has BOTW in standby mode
     
  6. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    9
    Nov 13, 2015
    Antarctica
    I don't think that was actually meant as a joke...
     
    VinLark, gnmmarechal, Memoir and 5 others like this.
  7. LiveLatios
    OP

    LiveLatios Profesionnal Scalie

    Member
    9
    Nov 16, 2015
    Canada
    why
    not everyone can have an absolute spotles spic and span household like in the movies

    anyway, this is off topic
     
  8. Thelonewolf88

    Thelonewolf88 GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    3
    Jun 11, 2016
    United States
    Looks like someone bust their nut over your switch:P
     
  9. worm28

    worm28 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    3
    Jun 2, 2013
    United States
    Maybe the battery leaked does it power on and work? maybe something got spilled there and nobody noticed. I would take it apart and check the battery if it was mine but that voids your warranty. And the kickstand snaps back on if you didnt know
     
    Last edited by worm28, Dec 2, 2017
  10. LiveLatios
    OP

    LiveLatios Profesionnal Scalie

    Member
    9
    Nov 16, 2015
    Canada
    why
    still powers up and functions just fine, currently has 76% battery and i just closed BOTW
     
  11. SG854

    SG854 If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It

    Member
    12
    Feb 17, 2017
    Comoros
    It looks like it melted. Your table melting marks.
     
  12. voddy

    voddy No Title Available

    Member
    6
    Jul 14, 2013
    United States
    Looks like a Battery leak to me
     
    Some1CP likes this.
  13. LiveLatios
    OP

    LiveLatios Profesionnal Scalie

    Member
    9
    Nov 16, 2015
    Canada
    why
    if it did melt would this be the first ever recorded case of a switch melting?

    as i said, if the battery leaked would it just, not work anymore? it was on for the entirety of those 2 days, just in sleep mode
     
  14. SG854

    SG854 If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It

    Member
    12
    Feb 17, 2017
    Comoros
    WTF is that white stuff.
    Your switch jacked off.

    It does look like a battery leakage.
     
  15. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    9
    Nov 13, 2015
    Antarctica
    I believe it to have melted.
     
  16. gman666

    gman666 Cubicle Expert

    Member
    6
    Jun 4, 2011
    United States
    a cubicle
    Is the wood table affected? If it is it might be a reaction to the finish on the wood.. The battery is on the opposite side of where the reaction took place.
     
  17. smileyhead

    smileyhead This is definitely not a robotic component!

    Member
    16
    Aug 31, 2015
    Hungary
    Budakeszi, Hungary
    Um, yes they can. If you have the money to buy a Switch, you have the money to buy a broom and a rubbish bin.
     
  18. LiveLatios
    OP

    LiveLatios Profesionnal Scalie

    Member
    9
    Nov 16, 2015
    Canada
    why
    when i got the switch i was broke for the rest of the month, and i paid for half of it
     
  19. SG854

    SG854 If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It

    Member
    12
    Feb 17, 2017
    Comoros
    It melted from the battery acid.
     
  20. smileyhead

    smileyhead This is definitely not a robotic component!

    Member
    16
    Aug 31, 2015
    Hungary
    Budakeszi, Hungary
    So, what you're implying is that you're living in filth and aren't willing to do anything about it?
     
  21. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    9
    Nov 13, 2015
    Antarctica
    Oh, it wasn't just from static heat?
     
Quick Reply
Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...