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  1. Chinese Nintendo Switch adjustable charging stand. Minor repair was needed when I got it. Took a picture while my soldering iron was heating up. I can't help but wonder how similar the official one looks on the inside. No really, I can not find a teardown of that thing. http://rainbowdash.net/url/874404

    about 6 months ago from web
    1. @drinkingpony https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Nintendo+Switch+Teardown/78263 At step 22

      about 6 months ago from web
      1. @adiwan Nice find, but no, I was looking for this product http://rainbowdash.net/url/874407

        Not this product http://rainbowdash.net/url/874408

        about 6 months ago from web
        1. @drinkingpony Ah. I strongly believe that the official one is as dumb as this Chinese copy of yours. The current and voltage is just passed trough 1:1 from one connector to the other. I don't think that the stand has to regulate anything or do any kind of processing. 25€ for that thing is way too overpriced and should cost 1/10th of that.

          about 6 months ago from web
          1. @adiwan Agreed, you can litterally achieve the same with a USB C hook connector and the cheapest tablet stand you can find.But that does not make me any less curious regarding and I still would like to see a picture of the official stand's internals.

            "But it is Nintendo's official product and it just looks good" - a fanboy

            Look, I am not saying you should not get it, I just expect more than just a fancy looking passthrough of GND, VBUS, CC and USB 2.0 data channels on something that would cost 25 Euro's and has USB type C. What for ? Well, Idunno really, but I am sure there is someone out there who would prefer to play with an XboX controller while in handheld mode and charging at the same time.

            about 6 months ago from web