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    Question Power Banks for Switch

    Hi guys,

    Do any of you use a power bank to charge your switch ? If yes, which one ?
    I have identified the Anker PowerCore Speed 20000 PD, but I can't find a place to purchase it in SA, and Amazon does not ship this item to SA.

    I spend a lot of time in planes and it's frustrating to be out of battery after 3 hours

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    Default Power Banks for Switch

    Isnt the switch’s charge port borked? Wouldnt use third party anything on there if i were you.
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    Surely any plane where the journey would last the full power time of a Switch battery would have USB and power sockets anyway? Seems like a pointless thing to get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkPrince View Post
    Surely any plane where the journey would last the full power time of a Switch battery would have USB and power sockets anyway? Seems like a pointless thing to get.
    Last time I checked no and that was last year. I charged my Switch using a powerbank.
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    Every plane I have flown on in the last year had both USB and wall sockets, well at least with Emirates.

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    You need a very high amperage (15v 2a) Powerbank to have it be able to play and actually charge at the same time.

    So be very mindful of that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by abev View Post
    Every plane I have flown on in the last year had both USB and wall sockets, well at least with Emirates.
    Over the last 2 months, I flew :
    - SAA : not even a USB
    - Air France (A380) : USB yes, no wall socket.
    - Qatar Airways : USB yes, but no wall socket.

    I have flight soon with Emirates so, i'll see then. But most of the times, I fly on Air France.
    Have not tried to charge it using USB because I did mot had a USB -> USB-C cable

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    Quote Originally Posted by SauRoN View Post
    You need a very high amperage (15v 2a) Powerbank to have it be able to play and actually charge at the same time.

    So be very mindful of that.
    Thanks for being about the only helpful comment here
    Yeah the Anker power banks with PD are compatible with the switch. Just can't find one available

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    Quote Originally Posted by helder View Post
    Thanks for being about the only helpful comment here
    Yeah the Anker power banks with PD are compatible with the switch. Just can't find one available
    Are the ones on takealot not the right spec? There's a few available

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