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What is the name of this Nintendo Switch accessory?

The accessory that ships with every Nintendo Switch is called the Joy-Con Grip. It's only purpose is to hold the Joy-Cons, in case you want to use them as a traditional controller. It does not charge ...
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What is this small Nintendo-branded stand for?

The RVL-016 is a little stand for the Wii-Wii U sensor bar. This is what it looks mounted while the sensor bar is upside down:
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What should I look for when upgrading Nintendo Switch microSD storage?

In order to get a microSD that will be as fast as possible, but also hopefully work with future Switch models, what specs would I want? Based on the following assumptions: You want the fastest SD ...
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What is the name of this Nintendo Switch accessory?

This accessory is simply called Joy-Con Grip. https://www.nintendo.com/switch/buy-now/accessories/
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Are DPI control buttons considered cheating for e-sports tournaments?

Each tournament and competition will have rules specifying what is allowed and what is not. In the more serious competitions, you do not even use your own hardware.
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What is the "HORI Deluxe Wheel Attachment Mario" product for?

The steering wheel can be rotated, but the rotation is not recognized. It seems like you haven't turned on tilt controls. How to Activate/Deactivate Tilt Controls (from Nintendo's support): From the ...
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How can I view the contents of my controller pak?

In the N64 era, there was a requirement that every game that had compatibility with the controller pack must have a menu to manage the controller pack's data. In most games that are compatible with ...
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Can an official N64 Rumble Pak be soldered to work without a battery?

There appears to be a few forums and videos showing that this is possible. One video includes this one: It seems all you have to do is de-solder a 60Ω resistor that ...
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How to activate the multiplayer feature with the multitap in EA's NHL series on SNES?

Okay, after a lot of testing in the past months, here are the results of my research. NHLPA 93 doesn't seem to support more than 2-player, which was expected. NHL 94 Plugged in the Super Multitap ...
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Does the Portal Companion Collection for Switch support keyboard/mouse controls?

I have tried using Kb/mouse with Portal and Portal 2 on Nintendo Switch and as of September 2022, they don't work.
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Why isn't OBS picking up my game audio?

Make sure you've got the actual audio being sent to the tracks - go into Advanced Audio Properties and check your audio sends.
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How do steering wheels work as input/output devices?

For inputs (wheel axis, pedal axes, buttons) you generally do not need a specific driver. Steering wheel controllers are HID devices and typically assign standard HID usage values to the report fields ...
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Is it cheaper to select the parts or buy a pre-build Gaming PC

That's very difficult to answer without knowing at least what build you want and where you live. But usually buying parts should be cheaper(and you don't need that $500 casing, a simple one for $100 ...
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How do you turn on your Mic on Fortnite for Nintendo Switch?

These are the instructions in order to enable voice chat. Start Fortnite and select the top menu "Settings". Go to the tab "Sound", you will find below the category of "Voice ...
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Can a power reduction of 0,3 Amp in a Snes power cable be consequent?

Now that you have added the photo my advice is to buy the adaptor listed on the label. If you search for 'NES-200E' you can buy one with the exact specs required. I will leave the advice below as ...
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How can I view the contents of my controller pak?

According to this thread, the accepted answer says there is no way of viewing whats on the pak without use of a game. They recommended Perfect Dark for managing the pak. Another answer says to hold ...
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