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BY2K
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(12-28-2016, 03:45 AM)
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https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/repor...c_id=BKEHAC001

Seems the Switch went through the FCC.

Unfortunately I have no idea what any of that stuff means so if anyone savvy could take the time to go through it.

I did see some weird mentions, like AC Adapters (one manufactured by DELL and a Notebook Computer mention, also manufactured by DELL.)
Luigiv
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(12-28-2016, 03:49 AM)
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Looks like 5GHz is in. Not surprising but nice to see non-the-less.
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 04:40 AM)
802.11ac MIMO confirmed. Awesome.
Living the Dream
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(12-28-2016, 04:50 AM)
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No removeable battery
Luigiv
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(12-28-2016, 04:51 AM)
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Other tidbits:

- AC adaptor output: 5V-15V, 2.6A (therefore 39W max power)
- Battery non user removable (no surprise)
Brofield
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(12-28-2016, 04:53 AM)
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5GHz WiFi is blessed; now I just need to set up my router properly again since my parents fiddled with it.
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 04:53 AM)
The only info about the battery: DC 3.7V, just like the 3DS and DS.
perfectchaos007
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(12-28-2016, 04:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Living the Dream

No removeable battery

Fine by me. I trust the rechargeable battery included will last the lifespan of the console
TunaLover
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(12-28-2016, 04:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Luigiv

Other tidbits:

- AC adaptor output: 5V-15V, 2.6A (therefore 39W max power)
- Battery non user removable (no surprise)

Should make it removable, they would make some extra money selling extended batteries.
-Pyromaniac-
(12-28-2016, 04:56 AM)
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Glad they didn't skimp on wifi. Was a realistic possibility with this company.
thekonamicode
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(12-28-2016, 04:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by TunaLover

Should make it removable, they would make some extra money selling extended batteries.

Why sell a battery for $20 when you can just sell another $200 Switch?
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 04:56 AM)

Originally Posted by TunaLover

Should make it removable, they would make some extra money selling extended batteries.

Nah, since the device has a USB Type-C connector, portable chargers also used by phones among other things should do the job.
brochiller
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(12-28-2016, 04:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by TunaLover

Should make it removable, they would make some extra money selling extended batteries.

Replacement batteries, maybe. But there won't be room in that tablet for a bigger battery like there was with Wii U.
Inuhanyou
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(12-28-2016, 05:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by -Pyromaniac-

Glad they didn't skimp on wifi. Was a realistic possibility with this company.

with no ethernet they better include all in on wifi
massoluk
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(12-28-2016, 05:02 AM)
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Carry a portable external battery like a normal electronics addict, you people.
Atheerios
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(12-28-2016, 05:02 AM)
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Some interesting info...

Luigiv
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(12-28-2016, 05:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by TunaLover

Should make it removable, they would make some extra money selling extended batteries.

Whilst I generally do prefer removable batteries, the reality is removable = smaller, which for such a power hungry device is an issue. Anyway, it was obvious the battery wasn't removable from the press shots we've already seen.

Originally Posted by Vic

The only info about the battery: DC 3.7V, just like every single-cell Li-ion battery, ever.

Fixed.
Skittzo0413
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(12-28-2016, 05:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Inuhanyou

with no ethernet they better include all in on wifi

The patent seemed to suggest Ethernet would be possible through a USB adaptor.
Spiral Insanity
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(12-28-2016, 05:06 AM)

Originally Posted by Luigiv

Looks like 5GHz is in. Not surprising but nice to see non-the-less.

It's a Christmas miracle!
rrs
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(12-28-2016, 05:07 AM)

Originally Posted by Inuhanyou

with no ethernet they better include all in on wifi

on that subject, dev cradles can use the wii's ethernet adaptor

alf717
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(12-28-2016, 05:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Skittzo0413

The patent seemed to suggest Ethernet would be possible through a USB adaptor.

Docked ethernet via usb is fine with me so long as there are no hiccups. Wireless when not on a dock is perfect for this type of device.
Luigiv
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(12-28-2016, 05:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by rrs

on that subject, dev cradles can use the wii's ethernet adaptor

Hmm, looks like it support gigabit ethernet adaptors too (look at item "F"). Now the question is will it support generic adaptors or just an official peripheral.
rrs
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(12-28-2016, 05:13 AM)

Originally Posted by Luigiv

Hmm, looks like it support gigabit ethernet adaptors too (look at item "F"). Now the question is will it support generic adaptors or just an official peripheral.

item F is attached to the PC, which most likely has 10/100 on board
Persona7
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(12-28-2016, 05:15 AM)

Originally Posted by Luigiv

Hmm, looks like it support gigabit ethernet adaptors too (look at item "F"). Now the question is will it support generic adaptors or just an official peripheral.

The official nintendo adapter is a basic off the shelf chipset made by one manufacturer. Pretty much every LAN adapter on the market for use with computers uses the same chipset. For example, the two I have by two different manufacturers that I used on my computers are both compatible with the Wii and Wii U.
Luigiv
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(12-28-2016, 05:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by rrs

item F is attached to the PC, which most likely has 10/100 on board

Oh, fair enough. that makes sense.
Atheerios
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(12-28-2016, 05:17 AM)
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Some other info:
  • Bluetooth support
  • No 3G or LTE
Thraktor
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(12-28-2016, 05:17 AM)
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Some interesting stuff in there. From a cursory reading:
  • Switch's model no is HAC-001, the dock/AC adaptor is HAC-002, game card is HAC-008 and the joy-cons seems to be HAC-015 and HAC-016 (not sure which is which, though).
  • The impression I get is that the A/C adaptor is in the dock, as it doesn't mention them separately, although I'm not 100% sure.
    Edit: Maybe not. They also mention a SDEV Cradle (HAT-003) which may be a stand-in for the dock (in which case the consumer version of the dock is likely HAC-003).
  • "AC Adapter input: AC 100 – 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 1 A" is a power brick with worldwide compatibility. This heavily points towards the console being region-free.
  • "AC Adapter output: DC 5 V – DC 15 V, 2.6 A" means the maximum total power draw of Switch is 39W, although obviously that would just be during charging (it's possible that it uses the 15V USB-C spec while charging and drops down to 5V when fully charged and running a game, but that's just my speculation). If so, it should charge pretty quickly (although this depends on the battery as well).
  • Support for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wifi, including 802.11ac MIMO.
  • Bluetooth support, obviously enough. The existence of a low energy mode means Bluetooth 4.0 or later.
brochiller
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(12-28-2016, 05:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by Luigiv

Hmm, looks like it support gigabit ethernet adaptors too (look at item "F"). Now the question is will it support generic adaptors or just an official peripheral.

Item F is this peripheral from Logitech that uses USB 3.0. Not sure if it's something just used to test the Wii LAN adapter or if they tested it with a generic adapter.



http://www.logitec.co.jp/products/lan/langtju3/
Vash63
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(12-28-2016, 05:17 AM)
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So better wifi than my new $400 PS4 Pro?
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 05:19 AM)
So the Switch AC adapter, which tops at 39W, has a high rating than Apple's optional fast charger for the iPad Pro at 29W. Hmm...

Originally Posted by Vash63

So better wifi than my new $400 PS4 Pro?

Both the PS4 Pro and Xbox One S supports 802.11ac, not sure if they are SISO or MIMO though. Probably the later.
CrispyBoar
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(12-28-2016, 05:19 AM)

Originally Posted by Thraktor

Some interesting stuff in there. From a cursory reading:

  • Switch's model no is HAC-001, the dock/AC adaptor is HAC-002 and the joy-cons seems to be HAC-015 and HAC-016 (not sure which is which, though).
  • The impression I get is that the A/C adaptor is in the dock, as it doesn't mention them separately, although I'm not 100% sure.
  • "AC Adapter input: AC 100 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 1 A" is a power brick with worldwide compatibility. This heavily points towards the console being region-free.
  • "AC Adapter output: DC 5 V DC 15 V, 2.6 A" means the maximum total power draw of Switch is 39W, although obviously that would just be during charging (it's possible that it uses the 15V USB-C spec while charging and drops down to 5V when fully charged and running a game, but that's just my speculation). If so, it should charge pretty quickly (although this depends on the battery as well).
  • Support for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wifi, including 802.11ac MIMO.
  • Bluetooth support, obviously enough. The existence of a low energy mode means Bluetooth 4.0 or later.

I hope so, especially with the platform being region free.

The idea of platforms being region locked needs to be done away with completely.
brochiller
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(12-28-2016, 05:20 AM)
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The big question is what does HAC stand for? Nintendo have usually used codenames abbreviations for model numbers.

"Handheld And Console"?
Inuhanyou
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(12-28-2016, 05:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Vash63

So better wifi than my new $400 PS4 Pro?

Pro and Slim both have 5GHZ.

Its only OG PS4 that does not have it
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 05:23 AM)

Originally Posted by Inuhanyou

Pro and Slim both have 5GHZ.

Its only OG PS4 that does not have it

Saying that they support 5GHz means very little though. It could mean that they support 802.11n or even 802.11a @ 5GHz, which are pretty old standards, especially 802.11a.
me0wish
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(12-28-2016, 05:26 AM)

Originally Posted by Thraktor

Some interesting stuff in there. From a cursory reading:

  • "AC Adapter input: AC 100 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 1 A" is a power brick with worldwide compatibility. This heavily points towards the console being region-free.

Nope, The Wii U power brick has worldwide compatibility as well. This confirms nothing sadly.
Inuhanyou
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(12-28-2016, 05:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Vic

Saying that they support 5GHz means very little though. It could mean that they support 802.11n or even 802.11a @ 5GHz, which are pretty old standards, especially 802.11a.

PS4 pro and slim both support 802.11ac
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 05:28 AM)

Originally Posted by Inuhanyou

PS4 pro and slim both support 802.11ac

I know, already mentioned it in an early post.
Thraktor
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(12-28-2016, 05:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by me0wish

Nope, The Wii U power brick has worldwide compatibility as well. This confirms nothing sadly.

Mine doesn't. I just checked, and it's 230V/50Hz only (EU model), although I'd be interested to know if the US/Japanese ones are different.
rrs
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(12-28-2016, 05:29 AM)
controllers are bluetooth, although that seems like a given
MarkusRJR
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(12-28-2016, 05:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Living the Dream

No removeable battery

Ahhh, fuck that. Batteries don't last long enough for that to be reasonable. My laptop/laptop battery only last me a good 3 or 4 years before having shitty battery life.
HStallion
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(12-28-2016, 05:31 AM)
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Didn't know it was steam powder. Bold move Nintendo.
Vic
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(12-28-2016, 05:32 AM)

Originally Posted by MarkusRJR

Ahhh, fuck that. Batteries don't last long enough for that to be reasonable. My laptop/laptop battery only last me a good 3 or 4 years before having shitty battery life.

That's right when the Switch SP will come out ;)
me0wish
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(12-28-2016, 05:37 AM)

Originally Posted by Thraktor

Mine doesn't. I just checked, and it's 230V/50Hz only (EU model), although I'd be interested to know if the US/Japanese ones are different.

Like the PS3, its just not stated.

http://www.ign.com/blogs/chuck0latte...c-dual-voltage

I think only one PS3 model didn't have region free power.
jax
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(12-28-2016, 05:39 AM)
So this is why GAF crashed maybe
Clefargle
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(12-28-2016, 05:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by jaxapollo

So this is why GAF crashed maybe

Lol i was wondering the same thing
xxracerxx
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(12-28-2016, 05:42 AM)
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Does this mean the console is close to release?
PadWarrior
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(12-28-2016, 05:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Skittzo0413

The patent seemed to suggest Ethernet would be possible through a USB adaptor.

What's a good USB adapter I should get for this?
Jaded Alyx
(12-28-2016, 05:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by xxracerxx

Does this mean the console is close to release?

If you consider March close, then sure.
antonz
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(12-28-2016, 05:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by xxracerxx

Does this mean the console is close to release?

Of course tied to that but its also stuff they need done before they start having demo units etc. Have to get all that stuff FCC approved. 16 days before they start having hands on with the devices
FinaruDensetsu
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(12-28-2016, 05:58 AM)
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So does this mean definitely no sim card support?

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