Friday, September 29, 2023

No drift in the Switch 2 controls

If the registration of a new patent can indicate anything, it is the problem of “drift” at Joy-Con will be a thing of the past with the launch of Nintendo Switch 2. The patent highlights a technology that helps prevent Transfer 2 will experience the same control problems as now Nintendo Switch.

Many rumors are spread about Transfer 2 recently, with reports that Nintendo is supposed to show the Nintendo Switch 2 behind closed doors. Much about this hybrid handheld/desktop console successor is unknown or only rumored right now. While many fans may be wondering about the system’s graphics and battery life, those who have experienced the dreaded “drift” at Joy-Con You may be wondering if you have had a similar experience with Transfer 2.

A new patent Nintendo seems to confirm the existence of a new joystick technology that can be used to Transfer 2 in the future. The patent features a joystick that uses magnetic fields instead of physical contacts. The new joystick sends a signal to the console based on the force of the joystick’s magnetic attraction, which varies depending on the position of the joystick at any given time.

This will represent a significant change compared to the current joysticks implemented in Nintendo Switch, although some may recognize the technology concepts of the patent. The patent that Nintendo what is presented seems to have similarities to Hall effect joysticks, an existing technology that uses magnets to determine the position indicated by the player. This type of joystick is used in a NYXI controller, etc., and some companies release parts to replace faulty components in Joy-Cons available. Many users report that this version of the joystick seems to work as intended.

It is believed that the main cause of “drift” at Joy-Con is exposure to external dust and wear on internal components. The current system for joysticks in Joy-Con It sends a signal based on physical contact between the parties. However, in some teardowns, these parts have been shown to sustain enough damage to cause loose ends or lack of contact between parts, which distorts the signal and causes the system to believe that a input is made if it does not exist. touch the controller.

For now, it remains to be seen if Nintendo found a solution that guarantees the loss of “drift” on your next console. It is likely that this is a top priority for the company, considering the number of problems caused by this issue to users and customers. Nintendo it’s the same.

The fans of Nintendo Switch was able to send their Joy-Cons for the repair free of charge, which undoubtedly comes at a cost to Nintendo. Everyone will be happier if the next controller works as expected, and it looks like this technology could be a step in the right direction.

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