Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Pic0o

Switch dock warning firmware 5.0

Recommended Posts

I've seen some mention on reddit but some of the posts are getting deleted... anyways I have seen issues myself on my switch.  I posted in a couple of the threads on there too.

Error 2162-002
(x1) 
(x2) 5.0.0


Lock ups of the system have happened to me a few times.  Removing the system from my dock, the bottom port smelled like warm electronics and I never noticed that before.

I also had what looked like dead pixels the other day and was flipping out.  They did go away after 30 minutes.  For the time being, I am plugging the system directly into the AC adapter and not leaving it on the dock idle, as I used to do before the firmware update.

I wanted to make a thread of warning, especially since I have seen the issues first hand.  Hopefully they find a fix for this, as the theory going around is that the check for updates and pre-release software is keeping the network connection active much more often.

P.S. I have Mario Odyssey and have played Balloon Mode, just in case that is a factor.  As I know that relies on online functionality.

Share this post


Link to post

That is also the update that is reportedly causing 3rd party docks to brick Switches.  Nyko and Nintendo released quick patches, but as of a couple days ago issues still persist.

Game safe.

Share this post


Link to post

So is this only with 3rd party docks?  I am using the one that came with seeing no issues, although only my kids use the switch, but I am sure I would have heard something.  

On an unrelated note; cannot wait for the Labo to come out and kids go apeshit over it.

Share this post


Link to post

Stock Switch docks for me and the issues I have seen.  I do have a USB Network Adapter from Plugable I had been using, plugged into the dock.

I'm still leaning on the paranoid side and not leaving the system idle in the dock.  I do still play it with HDMI and Power hooked up so I can do so on my TV.

Share this post


Link to post

I tried letting it sit in the dock after 5.0.1 and 5.0.2 and have not seen any issues.  I don't know good details on why it may have happened, but so far so good. :)  Thanks for adding to the feedback too. :bunny:

P.S. I have not used the USB Network Adapter on my dock since though.

Share this post


Link to post
Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  
×