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Folks. You are close to getting all the pieces of the puzzle. So let me explain.
 
You need a USB Power Delivery car charger. But there are a couple of different power profiles supported by the USB PD standard. So you need to have a charger which supports the higher power output profiles to be able to charge while playing. That's what we all want to do on those long trips right :). So 15 volts/2 amperes (30W) would not be sufficient if you play some of the power hungry games (i.e. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild).
 
So I would strongly recommend you using 45W+ power profiles.
 
Here is a charger I found, just recently released:
 
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07234DKQ5http://amzn.to/2kqKzkC
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07234DKQ5http://amzn.to/2kqKzkC
 
You wont find many car chargers which give you more than 36W USB PD output (12V/3A profile) out there. The reason is that all the big brands are putting their bet on Qualcomm Quick Charge standards which is not compatible with USB PD hence doesn't work on the Switch.

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Original post by: Nikolay F ,

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Folks. You are close to getting all the pieces of the puzzle. So let me explain.

You need a USB Power Delivery car charger. But there are a couple of different power profiles supported by the USB PD standard. So you need to have a charger which supports the higher power output profiles to be able to charge while playing. That's what we all want to do on those long trips right :). So 15 volts/2 amperes (30W) would not be sufficient if you play some of the power hungry games (i.e. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild).

So I would strongly recommend you using 45W+ power profiles.

Here is a charger I found, just recently released:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07234DKQ5

You wont find many car chargers which give you more than 36W USB PD output (12V/3A profile) out there. The reason is that all the big brands are putting their bet on Qualcomm Quick Charge standards which is not compatible with USB PD hence doesn't work on the Switch.

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