The guide in “Infographic format” …I’m terrible at design. 😞

How to choose your Nintendo Switch Charger: Challenging Misinformation About Charging Nintendo’s Latest Console, Part 2


Six years of Nintendo “progress” …ugh.

“Look I just want to know what to buy or if my charger is good”

The deceptively easy formula to determining if a charger will charge the Switch while playing

A) The Switch does not take all of the power a charger supports

A popular and solidly reviewed 2.4A USB-A charger… and the Switch only takes 1.5A.

(B) How much power does the Switch use? Stress testing the Switch

Exceptions and edge cases

It wouldn’t be science if there weren’t inconvenient exceptions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sources and thanks (work in progress)

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