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

      about 15 days 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 15 days 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 15 days 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 15 days ago from web