Nintendo Switch Goes Through An IFixit Teardown

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If you've been frustrated by the signal issues on your new Nintendo Switch controller and are handy with DIY tools, you might be able to fix it yourself.

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Nintendo has also published an FAQ claiming that dead or stuck pixels on the Switch should be treated as "normal", with no specified allowance for how many dead pixels qualifies a device for replacement.

The latest and greatest gaming console from Nintendo was just released Friday, but getting your hands on one in Denver is proving hard. 2013's main offerings, on the other hand, were more Mario games, with Super Mario 3D World and New Super Luigi U. So if your system bricks, gets zapped by lightning, or your internal memory fails, you'll lose out on all of your progress.

Discovered by French site Nintendo Actu and tested by The Verge, you can pair Joy-Con controllers over Bluetooth to use as standard controllers. Nintendo has addressed this on its website, advising users to make sure they have the latest software update and to not use the Switch "behind a TV, placed in or under a metal object, or pressed against a large amount of wires and cords". The Pro controller is apparently a fine piece of equipment, but the Joy-Con looks cramped and cumbersome, like a sawed-off one-quarter of a conventional controller.

As far as we can tell, there's no way to do so using just the controller - as you would on the Xbox One or PlayStation 4.

The Nintendo Switch is available now.

2. A 3.7-volt 4310 mAh Li-ion battery powers the Nintendo Switch, easy to replace if damaged.

If you just have to have one, there are options out there. Early reports from Glixel indicate that removing your device from the included dock regularly can lead to scratches. Glass screen protectors don't usually have the same amount of distortion.