Nintendo Switch x ASTRO A50 Wireless + Base Station

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.

Kickstand Set-Up
Powered through an External Power Source.

What you will need: 

4 Conductor TRRS cable


A50 Wireless + Base Station

  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 Base Station.
  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 Base Station.
  5. To ensure your A50 Wireless Headset is synced to the Base Station, dock the headset and verifying connection via the Status Indicator LED on the front of the Base Station.

* 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.

What you will need: 

A50 Wireless + Base Station

  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 Base Station.
  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 Base Station.
  5. To ensure your A50 Wireless Headset is synced to the Base Station, dock the headset and verifying connection via the Status Indicator LED on the front of the Base Station.

* 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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