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Lom1lo
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(03-04-2017, 10:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by AAMARMO

Ordered this.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Screen-Prot...rds=OrzlyStore

Has anyone impressions for this manufacturer ? AmFilm is not available on amazon.de and I would order this instead.
Aztechnology
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(03-04-2017, 10:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lom1lo

Has anyone impressions for this manufacturer ? AmFilm is not available on amazon.de and I would order this instead.

We should shortly, I know of a few people who ordered it. I'm going to say with a modicum of confidence that it's going to be nearly the exact same thing as the amFilm.
Garrett Hawke
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(03-04-2017, 10:08 AM)
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Thanks OP, I ordered that one.

I applied the one that came with my official case before I played anything with my console when it arrived, so that's fine until t arrives. But now I'm worried I'll scratch the screen when I take off this one to apply the new one 😂
Slaythe
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(03-04-2017, 10:09 AM)
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I guess I won't use my switch until I get the protector which should arrive.... sometime next week...


I might be able to get a plastic one in the meanwhile just to see the thing work.
Smowza
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(03-04-2017, 10:12 AM)


I used a spare microfiber cloth (black would have been better) to which I stuck double sided tape to one side and cut to the required size. Easy ☺️
Rogue Agent
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(03-04-2017, 10:19 AM)
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I will hardly use my dock but I want to get a tempered glass protector anyway.

Before I do, though, I have a question: Is there any disadvantage to using a tempered glass screen protector? Like, will the screen have a different tint or will the screen remain exactly the same in terms of colour and image quality and viewing angles?
Last edited by Rogue Agent; 03-04-2017 at 10:22 AM.
Aztechnology
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(03-04-2017, 10:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rogue Agent

I will hardly use my dock but I want to get a tempered glass protector anyway.

Before I do, though, I have a question: Is there any disadvantage to using a tempered glass screen protector? Like, will the screen have a different tint or will the screen remain exactly the same in terms of colour and image quality?

Slightly more reflective, that's about all I can think of.
Rogue Agent
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(03-04-2017, 10:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Aztechnology

Slightly more reflective, that's about all I can think of.

Thank you - that's really great. Not bad at all.
Aztechnology
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(03-04-2017, 10:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rogue Agent

Thank you - that's really great. Not bad at all.

Yea usually the only protectors that get that discoloration over time are plastics because they absorb oils. This shouldn't affect the color tint/image.
Lom1lo
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(03-04-2017, 10:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Aztechnology

We should shortly, I know of a few people who ordered it. I'm going to say with a modicum of confidence that it's going to be nearly the exact same thing as the amFilm.

I bite the bullet and order it.I will post my impressions here as soon as I get it.
Now I hope it wont scratch my switch until it arrives.
Im really angry at nintendo right now.
meppi
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(03-04-2017, 11:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Smowza



I used a spare microfiber cloth (black would have been better) to which I stuck double sided tape to one side and cut to the required size. Easy ☺️

Yep, just did the same thing.

Hopefully the Hori premium protector will hold up as I've read about them coming loose after docked play and I noticed that myself after spending 7 hours playing Zelda...
Otherwise I'll have to order something different. :-/
DeceptiveAlarm
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(03-04-2017, 12:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by meppi

Yep, just did the same thing.

Hopefully the Hori premium protector will hold up as I've read about them coming loose after docked play and I noticed that myself after spending 7 hours playing Zelda...
Otherwise I'll have to order something different. :-/

What kind of double sided tape are you guys using? I have the good stuff I used to hang a white board in my daughters room. It seems too thick though. Is it scotch tape? If so is it holding up to heat?
LeadProtagonist
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(03-04-2017, 12:57 PM)
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For now I just slid the covering it came in over the dock, hopefully that works.
meppi
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(03-04-2017, 12:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by DeceptiveAlarm

What kind of double sided tape are you guys using? I have the good stuff I used to hang a white board in my daughters room. It seems too thick though. Is it scotch tape? If so is it holding up to heat?

Just put it in, so I don't know if it'll hold. It's something called lohmann double sided tape.
Not really sure what it's specific purpose is to be honest.
But most kinds of double sided tape should do fine, I think.
As long as it sticks well enough to the microfiber and you put it on firmly.
spannicus
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(03-04-2017, 01:03 PM)
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Great thread
Booker.DeWitt
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(03-04-2017, 01:07 PM)
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Thanks op, helpful as fuck
Jarmel
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(03-04-2017, 01:15 PM)
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Is there any physical retailer selling the glass screenprotector or even the Hori screenprotector? All I can find is the PDP stuff.
Bowl0l
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(03-04-2017, 01:22 PM)
Need an opinion. Is it better to:
Apply a generic screen protector from Daiso and then replace with a tempered glass screen protector 2 weeks later
Or
Wait 2 weeks for my screen protector from Amazon to reach?
ColdPizza
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(03-04-2017, 01:27 PM)

Originally Posted by Jarmel

Is there any physical retailer selling the glass screenprotector or even the Hori screenprotector? All I can find is the PDP stuff.

Not that I can see. I'm in the same boat.
mrklaw
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(03-04-2017, 01:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by AAMARMO

Ordered this.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Screen-Prot...rds=OrzlyStore

Same - amfilm was out of stock. Will just baby it or keep it undocked until that arrives.
tommyguns
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(03-04-2017, 01:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Maximus.

Yea those velcro straps are a good way to result in micro abrasions on the screen or enclosure.

???
Mohonky
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(03-04-2017, 01:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Smowza



I used a spare microfiber cloth (black would have been better) to which I stuck double sided tape to one side and cut to the required size. Easy ☺️

This is basically all thats needed. I wouldnt even worry about doing the rear of the dock though, just the screen side.
x Maiku x
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(03-04-2017, 01:48 PM)
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Already have the standard Hori on mine but after seeing some comments in this thread I'm thinking of changing to glass. Is it really worth it? The two I'm looking at are a little different: 93 clarity/0.20mm and 99 clarity/0.33mm. Any real difference between these two, or any glass covers in general?
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brandonh83
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(03-04-2017, 01:50 PM)
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The PDP screen protector I got was... bad. I mean, it's likely a relatively isolated incident, but it had these weird spots on it when I took it out of the packaging. It was only $8 so I'm not like pissed off but it was annoying. Will try out the Hori one next I guess.

I cut small strips from the Switch Pro controller wrapping and taped to each side (similar to what the person did above). Works great, most of you should still have that stuff from the various packages.
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BraXzy
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(03-04-2017, 03:19 PM)
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Not as neat or elegant as I'd like but it'll do for now. May try for the velcro method if people don't have any issues.

t hicks
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(03-04-2017, 03:37 PM)
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Went ahead and ordered the tempered glass protector in the OP, don't usually like screen protectors but hopefully this one works out well

for now I'm just doing what a few other people in this thread have done, using a little bit of the protection the switch grip came wrapped in taped around the dock... this won't cause any heating issues right? Im not covering the fan or anything, just wanted to make sure.. lol this is so annoying
The Dord
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(03-04-2017, 03:38 PM)
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I'll see what never games will come up and if the games look good, I'll donate my old 360 to my mom and get a Switch.
Smowza
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(03-04-2017, 05:11 PM)

Originally Posted by Mohonky

This is basically all thats needed. I wouldnt even worry about doing the rear of the dock though, just the screen side.

Agreed, I did think that but I thought why not. I can't cope with scratches.

Btw the double sided tape was just plain old stuff.. nothing special to anyone wondering. Just stick the tape to the cloth first then cut then apply to dock
maxcriden
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(03-04-2017, 05:14 PM)
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Thanks so much for the thread and research Az! I ordered one yesterday with express shipping, slated for 3/9 but hoping it comes sooner.

Originally Posted by shanafan

I'm doing this until my tempered glass arrives.

Is there any reason this would be unsafe for heating or any other reasons? And did you just use scotch tape?
essenn
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(03-04-2017, 05:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Raet

I ordered it but won't arrive for another week. They're in high demand now...

Going to take 3-4 weeks for me. Went with the amfilm one
StAidan
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(03-04-2017, 05:43 PM)
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Really appreciate the info and research, OP. I had noticed after unboxing my Switch yesterday morning that the screen was plastic. I usually avoid screen protectors for various reasons, but decided I couldn't do without one in this case.

Got the amfilm protector ordered, now I just need to be extra careful for the next couple weeks while I wait for it to get here, lol :(
Dragonfly224
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(03-04-2017, 05:51 PM)
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Great thread! As soon as my switch arrives I'm putting electrical tape on my dock and the amFilm tempered glass on the console! 😉👍
Nicodemic
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(03-04-2017, 05:57 PM)
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Joined the bandwagon and ordered the Orzly screen protector from amazon. Looking for impressions if anyone gets them early. In the meantime, no Zelda for me... :-(

Thank you base Guerilla for Horizon! ;-)
Conkerkid11
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(03-04-2017, 05:57 PM)
Anybody else using the screen protector that comes with the official Nintendo case? That's going to be the only thing that can get to me quickly, as the amFilm protector wont' show up until the 14th-16th according to Amazon.
Effect
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(03-04-2017, 06:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aztechnology

Every night I cover my TV back up with that material lol.

Might work better then here. Did the same a few times when I had paint in a room. Always keep stuff like that around just in case. Decided not to go this route. Took it out this morning and noticed some marks. My microfiber cloth for my shades took them right out after a few seconds of rubbing but that was enough for me. Honestly I don't care if the black part of the screen gets marked, just not the part the game displays on. So my temp solution was very temp. Any solutions does need to be at the edges I think but not touching the screen itself.

So DON'T do the below unless it's with a microfiber cloth that someone used. Anything else risk marks even if the material seems like it might be okay. Screen protector still seems ideal.

Last edited by Effect; 03-04-2017 at 06:09 PM.
wild wild rice
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(03-04-2017, 06:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Conkerkid11

Anybody else using the screen protector that comes with the official Nintendo case? That's going to be the only thing that can get to me quickly, as the amFilm protector wont' show up until the 14th-16th according to Amazon.

That's the one I'm using. Had no problem with bubbles, it was easy to apply. Instead of scratching the bottom corners of the Switch got mild scuffs from sliding in and out of the dock, but that wiped away.

Problem is I had to send my Switch to Nintendo because it crashed any time I tried to play a game. If I end up with a replacement unit, I may have to get something along the lines of what's in the OP. Nintendo's cheap ass sure as shit won't send me a replacement screen protector if they replace my Switch.
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(03-04-2017, 06:58 PM)
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I bought a package of some little felt pads for $2 that will fit perfectly, but I'm undecided on whether I want to use these, electrical tape, or a chopped up microfiber cloth with double-sided tape. Can't make up my mind. :\
Killadji
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(03-04-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Will a tempered glass screen protector visually feel the same ? I love how crisp are the details on the Switch screen and I'm afraid to lose some of that.
Garrett Hawke
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(03-04-2017, 07:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Killadji

Will a tempered glass screen protector visually feel the same ? I love how crisp are the details on the Switch screen and I'm afraid to lose some of that.

it will have zero effect on the screen sharpness. it'll probably feel better too, as the switch screen is plastic vs the screen protector which will be glass. :P
Killadji
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(03-04-2017, 07:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Garrett Hawke

it will have zero effect on the screen sharpness. it'll probably feel better too, as the switch screen is plastic vs the screen protector which will be glass. :P

Oh nice. And can it be removed easily ? I ordered that one I saw linked everywhere in this thread.
Garrett Hawke
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(03-04-2017, 08:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Killadji

Oh nice. And can it be removed easily ? I ordered that one I saw linked everywhere in this thread.

Should be able to. I've used them on my Vita, my iPhone 6, my 7+ and soon my Switch. Never had any issues with them :)
Rhapsody
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(03-04-2017, 08:17 PM)
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I assume the amFilm tempered glass has no issues when docking and undocking multiple times? Main reason I want to get one. The other tempered glass screen protector looks like it's going to be awhile.

Edit: Any reason why I see a lot of people waiting on Ozrly's? Don't know much about either company.
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twisteh
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(03-04-2017, 08:19 PM)
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Any Ozrly impressions? I've got the tempered glass Ozrly screen protector on its way
pixelpatr0n
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(03-04-2017, 08:31 PM)
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Debating about electrical tape but won't that leave sticky residue eventually when the tape looses its integrity and starts to peel away? I kinda feel like the felt sticky furniture protector pads are the way to go if I can find em thin enough...and in black. Guess I'm shopping today.
Pasedo
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(03-04-2017, 08:59 PM)
I bet someone will come out with a 3rd party dock which eliminates the scratching problem. Probably something more open. I don't understand why Nintendo designed it to cover the entire thing in the first place. Good thing there's barely anything to the dock so it shouldn't be difficult to create other docking options.
mrback
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(03-04-2017, 09:07 PM)
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Im sure it wont be too long until this dock gets reverse engineered & a better solution will be available. Poor on Nintendo's part mind.
Starphoenix
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(03-04-2017, 09:10 PM)
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Anyone know about this manufacturer? Seems solid enough.

https://www.amazon.com/Nintendo-Swit...rotector+glass
Symphonia
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(03-04-2017, 09:13 PM)
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I bought the Hori screen protector from GAME for 14.99, applied it, and regretted it. Shit looks cheap and nasty. I'm going to order a tempered glass one tonight.
Effect
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(03-04-2017, 09:30 PM)
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Tried the black electrical tape this afternoon. So far so good. Will still try to get something for the screen though at some point once there is a determination on what the best ones are.
HeeHo
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(03-04-2017, 09:32 PM)
I'm pretty OCD about not getting my screens scratched, but I already applied the official screen protector. I don't care if the plastic screen gets scratched, so is there any reason other than that to go with glass?

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