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USB-C by default runs on 5V, like every other version of USB. This allows you to plug a USB-C charger into any device, without blowing it up.
USB-C by default runs on 5V, like every other version of USB. This allows you to plug a USB-C charger into any device, without blowing it up.
 
This allowsThe Nintendo Switch however supports USB-C Power Delivery specification at 15V.

When
you to plug a USB-C charger into any device, without blowing it up. If that device supportsinto the AC adapter the faster charging modes like Switch it will establish communication withpulls 5V but then asks the PSU "Do you support USB PD? I'd really like 15V 2.6A please.". The PSU then responds saying "Here you go." and requestswitches to 15V.

The Nintendo Switch only needs 15V when in docked mode as it uses twice as much power, its perfectly happy on 5V 2.4A playing BotW in portable mode, it still charges. It most likely charges quicker with
a voltage increaseUSB-C PD adapter though.
This allowsThe Nintendo Switch however supports USB-C Power Delivery specification at 15V.

When
you to plug a USB-C charger into any device, without blowing it up. If that device supportsinto the AC adapter the faster charging modes like Switch it will establish communication withpulls 5V but then asks the PSU "Do you support USB PD? I'd really like 15V 2.6A please.". The PSU then responds saying "Here you go." and requestswitches to 15V.

The Nintendo Switch only needs 15V when in docked mode as it uses twice as much power, its perfectly happy on 5V 2.4A playing BotW in portable mode, it still charges. It most likely charges quicker with
a voltage increaseUSB-C PD adapter though.

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Original post by: alexatkin ,

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USB-C by default runs on 5V, like every other version of USB.

This allows you to plug a USB-C charger into any device, without blowing it up.  If that device supports the faster charging modes like Switch it will establish communication with the PSU and request a voltage increase.

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