Nintendo Switch x ASTRO A40 TR

So, thinking about getting a Nintendo Switch? Or have you already purchased one and are wondering how to use your favorite ASTRO Gaming Headset with it? We got you covered, fam! There are a couple of ways to use your ASTRO headsets with your new toy! Please note: the Nintendo Switch currently only offers Stereo audio, and voice communication is not supported.

 

Handheld Set-Up
Powered through the Nintendo Switch. 

A40 TR Standalone Headset

What you will need: 

  • 1 Pair of A40 or A40 TR Headsets
  • 1 A40 Inline Mute cable 
  • 1 Nintendo Switch 

Setup:

  1. Plug the mute button/switch end of the A40 Inline Mute Cable into the 3.5mm jack on the left earcup on the A40 TR Headset. 
  2. Plug the other end of the A40 Inline Mute Cable into the Audio Port on the Nintendo Switch.

 

Kickstand Set-Up
A40 TR Standalone Headset

What you will need:

  • 1 Pair of A40 or A40 TR Headsets
  • 1 A40 Inline Mute cable 
  • 1 Nintendo Switch 

Setup:

  1. Plug the mute button/switch end of the A40 Inline Mute Cable into the 3.5mm jack on the left earcup on the A40 TR Headset. 
  2. Plug the other end of the A40 Inline Mute Cable into the Audio Port on the Nintendo Switch.

 

A40 TR + MixAmp Pro TR
Powered through an External Power Source.

What you will need:

  • 1 Pair of A40 or A40 TR Headsets
  • 1 MixAmp Pro TR
  • 1 A40 Inline Mute cable 
  • 1 Nintendo Switch 

Setup:

  1. Connect the USB-A end of the USB cable into a USB Wall Port or external power source via USB.*
  2. Connect the Micro USB end of the USB cable into the back of the MixAmp Pro TR.
  3. Plug one end of a 4 Conductor TRRS cable into the Audio Port on the Nintendo Switch.
  4. Plug the other end of the 4 Conductor TRRS cable into the AUX port on the front of the MixAmp Pro TR.
  5. Plug the mute button/switch end of the A40 Inline Mute Cable into the 3.5mm jack on the left ear cup on the A40 TR Headset. 
  6. Plug the other end of the Inline Mute Cable into the headset port on the front of the MixAmp Pro TR.

* Please note: this only powers the MixAmp Pro TR, and does not provide any Dolby Surround Sound.


Dock Set-Up

Powered through the Nintendo Switch Dock.

A40 TR + MixAmp Pro TR

  1. Connect the USB-A end of the USB cable into the USB 2.0 port on the Nintendo Switch Dock.*
  2. Connect the Micro USB end of the USB cable into the back of the MixAmp Pro TR.
  3. Plug one end of a 4 Conductor TRRS cable into the Audio Jack on the Nintendo Switch.
  4. Plug the other end of the 4 Conductor TRRS cable into the AUX port on the front of the MixAmp Pro TR.

* Please note: this only powers the MixAmp Pro TR, and does not provide any Dolby Surround Sound.

 

 

If you have any additional questions, please feel to submit a support ticket at ASTRO Gaming Support. GLHF!

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