Question: Does The Nintendo Switch Need A Converter?

1 Answer.

You will not need anything more than a physical adapter.

The Switch charger has printed on it, “Input: 100-240 V~ 50/60 Hz 1 A”, indicating that it can work with any input voltage between 100 and 240 volts AC, at either 50 or 60 Hz.

Is the Nintendo switch dual voltage?

The Switch is multi-voltage like most modern computing devices so the voltage shouldn’t worry you. European sockets are different to US sockets but a simple adapter will allow you to plug a US connector into a European socket.

Can you use any AC adapter for Nintendo switch?

For charging the Switch alone, any USB-C spec charger should be sufficient–better if it supports Power Delivery. You can use any usb-c adapters when charging the Switch alone, but when using it with the dock, using the official Nintendo power brick is a MUST if you want a safe experience.

Is the Nintendo switch region locked?

Unlike every other Nintendo console shipped since the company started designing actual operating systems, the Switch is completely region-free — you can play games from any country without issue, often in any language. No Japanese Nintendo console since the DSi has even let you change the system language.

Can I use my American Nintendo switch in Europe?

@xaiamasters Theoretically it’s possible to use your Nintendo Switch in another country if you have the correct charger, it’s not recommended though. Nintendo’s warranty is only valid for the country that the Switch was purchased in. So if something goes wrong, you’re on your own.

Will Nintendo switch games bought in US work in UK?

Unlike every other Nintendo console shipped since the company started designing actual operating systems, the Switch is completely region-free — you can play games from any country without issue, often in any language. No Japanese Nintendo console since the DSi has even let you change the system language.

Can I use a US switch in UK?

It’s working fine now in a direct power socket. The power adapter is 100-240v, it will work in any outlet in the world providing you can plug it in and you cannot damage the dock or the console like you described.

Is it safe to charge a Nintendo switch with a phone charger?

Safely Charge the Nintendo Switch. It is safe to charge the Nintendo Switch with a third party USB charger or power bank. There have been no confirmed reports of quality charger damaging a Switch console. There have been problems with third party docks.

Can you use any USB C for switch dock?

You can use any usb-c adapters when charging the Switch alone, but when using it with the dock, using the official Nintendo power brick is a MUST if you want a safe experience.

Can I charge my switch with a phone charger?

If you don’t mind slow charging (to the extent you may have to power off the Switch to charge), a phone charger is perfectly fine. For best results, do make sure that the charging cables and phone charger are in good condition (they often degrade). The high rate required by Switch is not trivial to phone chargers.

How do I change the region on my switch?

To change the region on your console, select Settings from the main menu. Scroll down to the bottom and select System. Select Region from the System menu. Choose the region you want to switch to from the pop up that appears.

Can I use a Japanese switch in English?

Unlike every other Nintendo console shipped since the company started designing actual operating systems, the Switch is completely region-free — you can play games from any country without issue, often in any language. No Japanese Nintendo console since the DSi has even let you change the system language.

Can I buy a Japanese Nintendo switch?

If you’re really looking to save money, you could also buy a second hand Nintendo Switch in Traders (Akihabara.) I checked last 20 September and you could get one for 25,600 Yen (Brand new at MSRP with 13% off is at 28,168 Yen.) So that was my experience buying a Nintendo Switch in Japan!