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Tripon
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(02-20-2017, 03:38 AM)
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https://twitter.com/mochi_wsj/status/833508073180258304

Seeing picks of this by others, I guess not many people interested in who is supplying batteries to Nintendo Switch?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/sony-un...one-1487313394

The people said it is unlikely that Samsung would stop buying batteries from Amperex, which is known as ATL, at least for now, because of the supplier’s lead in technology and production capacity.

ATL has close ties with Apple Inc. in battery research and development, people familiar with the matter said. Nintendo Co. will also use ATL batteries for its new hand-held hybrid console Switch, according to people familiar with the matter. Nintendo’s new game console will go on sale in March.

A Nintendo spokesman declined to comment about battery suppliers. Apple wasn’t immediately available for comment.

ATL/Amperex was the company that provided the replacements of the ill fated batteries that powered the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. But reports blamed the design of the phone itself for overheating and exploding phones instead on the batteries.

https://www.ft.com/content/d7445be2-...8-d3778b55a923
Maintenance
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(02-20-2017, 03:38 AM)
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Oh boy, this will go well.
HammerOfThor
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(02-20-2017, 03:39 AM)
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I knew the Switch was gonna be hot
Silkworm
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(02-20-2017, 03:39 AM)
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Well at least we know who to blame if Switches start exploding... :-p It'll be fine :-)
James Scott
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(02-20-2017, 03:40 AM)
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So they're the ones that made the non exploding Galaxy S7 batteries,right?
Bamboo 竹
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(02-20-2017, 03:40 AM)
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Waiting for that Switch granade GTA V mod.
RadioJoNES64
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(02-20-2017, 03:41 AM)
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BlackBuzzard
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Pappasman
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(02-20-2017, 03:41 AM)
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Well if they provided the replacement batteries to samsung they should be trustworthy right?
Fireblend
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(02-20-2017, 03:41 AM)
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Switch already a bomba then
Toki767
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(02-20-2017, 03:41 AM)
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Samsung reported the batteries themselves were the problem, not the phone.

This company supplied the batteries.

http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/22/14...-reason-report
Aztechnology
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(02-20-2017, 03:41 AM)
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Not worried, stuff is always so overblown.

Heh
Magikoopa24
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(02-20-2017, 03:42 AM)
Wasn't the big problem with the exploding phones the fact that phones are thin and don't have good airflow? The Switch is so intricately designed not to get hot that I don't see the same thing happening here.
ridley182
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(02-20-2017, 03:43 AM)
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Bomba
lt519
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(02-20-2017, 03:43 AM)
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Gonna make counting ice cubes hard
EloquentM
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(02-20-2017, 03:43 AM)
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10+ people haven't read the OP already.
Makki
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(02-20-2017, 03:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by EloquentM

10+ people haven't read the OP already.

Pretty funny
TheSpoiler
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(02-20-2017, 03:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by EloquentM

10+ people haven't read the OP already.

Samsung themselves said the battery was at fault, I thought.

Edit: The link was above me lol

http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/22/14...-reason-report
James Scott
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(02-20-2017, 03:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by EloquentM

10+ people haven't read the OP already.

I read this:

ATL/Amperex was the company that provided the replacements of the ill fated batteries that powered the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

But everyone saying "bomba" or posting gifs got me a bit confused.
Schnozberry
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(02-20-2017, 03:46 AM)
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Samsung made their own exploding batteries.
WiiRevolution1
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(02-20-2017, 03:46 AM)
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Please to all that is good in this world please let my Switch be all right. T_T
GrinningColossus
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(02-20-2017, 03:47 AM)

Originally Posted by Tripon

But reports blamed the design of the phone itself for overheating and exploding phones instead on the batteries.

This sentence is confusing, do you mean "instead of the batteries"?
akileese
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(02-20-2017, 03:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by James Scott

I read this:

But everyone saying "bomba" or posting gifs got me a bit confused.

Aye. The problem was with the phone itself. There wasn't enough space for the battery size they wanted which was putting undue pressure causing the heating.
Tunoku
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(02-20-2017, 03:48 AM)
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This thread is a good question for reading comprehension.
Vena
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(02-20-2017, 03:48 AM)
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I see that reading is hard for some posters.
Aztechnology
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(02-20-2017, 03:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by EloquentM

10+ people haven't read the OP already.

This thread has absolutely no point.
Maintenance
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(02-20-2017, 03:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by TheSpoiler

Samsung themselves said the battery was at fault, I thought.

Edit: The link was above me lol

http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/22/14...-reason-report

Yeah, the second batch also had problems.

Why the Note 7 battery went up in flames a second time

Samsung recalled and reissued all Galaxy Note 7 phones in September, thinking that the other half of its phones – the ones with batteries made by affiliate Amperex Technology – were fine.

However, the sudden ramp up in the second batch of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones seems to have caused a number of different manufacturing issues.

At Samsung's press conference, the company said that there could have been a number of failures during this rushed process, with contributing factors including missing insulation tape and sharp edge protrusions.

Quite ironic that some are trying to pin this as reading comprehension.
Last edited by Maintenance; 02-20-2017 at 03:52 AM.
Dystify
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(02-20-2017, 03:49 AM)
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Amperex supplied the replacement battery but according to reports I read they also had faults which ultimately led to the recall of the Note 7.

I can already see articles headlining "Nintendo Switch batteries by same company who made exploding Samsung Note 7 batteries" or something similar.

Edit: I checked again and it wasn't really the Amperex batteries' fault after all, even though that was assumed at first.
Last edited by Dystify; 02-20-2017 at 03:56 AM.
Maxinas
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(02-20-2017, 03:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Toki767

Samsung reported the batteries themselves were the problem, not the phone.

This company supplied the batteries.

http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/22/14...-reason-report

Yeah, do you think Samsung would blame themselves for their faulty products?
NeonBlack
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(02-20-2017, 03:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tripon

ATL/Amperex was the company that provided the replacements of the ill fated batteries that powered the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. But reports blamed the design of the phone itself for overheating and exploding phones instead on the batteries.

So they made the replacement battries? why is this a thread then?
Vena
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(02-20-2017, 03:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dystify

Amperex supplied the replacement battery but according to reports I read they also had faults which ultimately led to the recall of the Note 7.

I can already see articles headlining "Nintendo Switch batteries by same company who made exploding Samsung Note 7 batteries" or something similar.

The second wave of issues was more down to the Note 7 being very poorly designed and leading to unanticipated overheating (as such even *good* replacement batteries would and could be compromised). The exploding batteries were SDI produced and Samsung's own.
Jedi2016
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(02-20-2017, 03:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by NeonBlack

So they made the replacement battries? why is this a thread then?

Because the replacements exploded, too.
lenovox1
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(02-20-2017, 03:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by NeonBlack

So they made the replacement battries? why is this a thread then?

Exploding battery memes.
Last edited by lenovox1; 02-20-2017 at 04:09 AM.
Magwik
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(02-20-2017, 03:53 AM)

Originally Posted by Jedi2016

Because the replacements exploded, too.

Because of the phone design tho
kennyamr
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(02-20-2017, 03:53 AM)
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Well, I guess they chose the cheapest provider, I don't blame them.
Persona7
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(02-20-2017, 03:54 AM)
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Hopefully battery life won't be too awful this time around.
DrProfBitseys
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(02-20-2017, 03:55 AM)
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I don't think Nintendo is pushing the Switch to the absolute minimum thickness. The manufacturing defects Samsung noted were due pushing the limits of various fabrication processes, resulting in abnormally high defect rates.
Dystify
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(02-20-2017, 03:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Vena

The second wave of issues was more down to the Note 7 being very poorly designed and leading to unanticipated overheating (as such even *good* replacement batteries would and could be compromised). The exploding batteries were SDI produced and Samsung's own.

That seems to be right I guess. Here's a good article summarizing the events around Samsung Note 7: https://www.ft.com/content/d7445be2-...8-d3778b55a923

The remark I made about sites using that as headline was more of a joke saying they may use it as clickbait title even though it's actually factually wrong.
Mechazawa
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(02-20-2017, 03:55 AM)
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Whole lotta people not reading the OP up in here.
Doctre81
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Originally Posted by NeonBlack

So they made the replacement battries? why is this a thread then?

To laugh at people who reply before reading of course. lol
TheGreatMightyPoo
(02-20-2017, 03:56 AM)
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This thread is exploding with ignorance.
MDave
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(02-20-2017, 03:56 AM)
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The investigation on the Note 7 came down to the batteries:

A10Pilot
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(02-20-2017, 03:57 AM)
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WSJ, fake news :D

Anyway, it should be fine. Nintendo is on fire these days.
NeonBlack
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(02-20-2017, 03:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jedi2016

Because the replacements exploded, too.

But the battery is also used by Apple beforehand.

http://www.i4u.com/2016/09/115304/sa...alaxy-note-7-r

i see another common factor and its not the battery.
lt519
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(02-20-2017, 03:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mechazawa

Whole lotta people not reading the OP up in here.

Or people are just using it to joke around and don't really give two shits about who makes the battery.
massoluk
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(02-20-2017, 03:57 AM)
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What am I missing here,I thought the second batch of battery were rushed as well and caused the explosion from whatever sources I read.
Tripon
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(02-20-2017, 03:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by GrinningColossus

This sentence is confusing, do you mean "instead of the batteries"?

Nah, on seems right to me. The batteries are the subject.
Mawile
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(02-20-2017, 03:58 AM)

Originally Posted by lt519

Or people are just using it to joke around and don't really give two shits about who makes the battery.

Pretty much this.
Memory
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(02-20-2017, 04:00 AM)
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Nintendo make toys for kids, I'm sure they have run the Switch though QA a million times.

This is the company that got blamed for blinding kids with the 3DS which caused a shit storm and even to this day some people believe it, you think they are going to risk actually blowing them up?
Last edited by Memory; 02-20-2017 at 04:04 AM.
calc84maniac
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(02-20-2017, 04:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by Memory

Nintendo make toys for kids, I'm sure they have run the Switch though QA a million times.

This is the company that got blamed for blinding kids with the 3DS which caused a shit storm and even to this day some people believe it, you think they are going to risk actually blowing them?

Some people just won't open their eyes.

Because they used the 3DS under the age of 6

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