Wii U shuts down

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by LysergCooltyp, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. LysergCooltyp
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    LysergCooltyp I don't know why the microwave burns

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    Heyho,

    i bought Xenoblade Chronicles on the e-shop and whenever i play it my Wii U randomly turns off. I never had that issue with any game before. My Wii U is not modded, so i didn't mess anything up. Has anyone else had such an issue or knows how to solve it?

    E: removed my USB gamepad charger and played roughly an hour without shutdown. I guess that solved it lol.
     
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  2. driverdis

    driverdis I am Justice

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    Nintendo did provide a power brick because the Wii U cannot put out enough current over USB to charge it properly. use a 1.5 or 2 AMP USB charger instead.
     
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    LysergCooltyp I don't know why the microwave burns

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    I'm using the official charger for the wii u itself. The gamepad is running on usb.
     
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    driverdis I am Justice

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    I am referring to the Gamepad power brick, not the Wii U Power Brick.
     
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    LysergCooltyp I don't know why the microwave burns

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    Aight, my bad. I lowered the displays brightness to 4 and that seems to be enough to keep it running. Worst case i have to play without using a charger since buying a new one just for one game seems like a waste. Thanks for the info!
     
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    Just use any cellphone or tablet USB charger. that will provide the current (Amps) needed to charge the gamepad and you can have brightness set to 5.
     
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    What happened to your original AC GamePad charger? Just plug that in near where you play.
     
  8. LysergCooltyp
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    LysergCooltyp I don't know why the microwave burns

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    Will try that, thanks!

    I wouldn't use a third party one if that was an option. The neighbors rabbit bit the cable through. :)