Genki Audio

Bluetooth Audio Adapter
Rated 4.9 out of 5
35 Reviews
Regular price $49.99 USD Sale price $44.99 USD
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*Please note Genki Audio Gray is currently out of stock, we expect to ship new orders mid-March. We apologize for the inconvenience!

*Due to increased demands and COVID-19 protocols, there have been slight delays of about 1-3 days in processing tracking information, we appreciate your patience during this time.

Connect your favorite wireless headphones to your Nintendo Switch™ and other consoles. Genki Audio is a Bluetooth™ 5.0 adapter equipped with aptX™ high fidelity low latency codecs. Elevate your gaming experience.

Free your Switch from tangled wired headphones

Easy to use and connects with all the Bluetooth™ headphones and speakers

Passthrough charging for uninterrupted play on the long haul

Connect two headphones simultaneously to share the fun

Synchronized audio with premium low-latency codecs

USB Type-C port for high quality and wirefree audio

Accessories included to take it to the big screen

Got something to say?

Call for backup with your headphone’s built-in mic for Fortnite™ and Overwatch™

The Perfect Travel Companion

Play uninterrupted keeping your Nintendo Switch™ powered through the passthrough charging port

Rediscover Tabletop Mode

From Overcooked™ to Super Smash Bros™, connect two headphones at the same time to share the fun.

Beyond Filthy Casual

Bring Genki Audio to the big screen with the included USB dock adapter and boom mic.

Enjoy wireless gaming audio in dock mode using the included USB-C to USB-A adapter.

Works with platforms supporting USB audio, including PS 4, Mac/PC, Android, and iPad Pro.

High-Fidelity meets Low Latency

Genki Audio uses the aptX™ audio codecs to enable CD-quality streaming optimized for audio sync which makes it ideal for preventing game over screens. A list of aptX-Low Latency compatible headphones can be found here

apt-X Low Latency Compatible Headphones

  • AH-GC20 Denon Globe Cruiser
  • Aukey B80 Hybrid Dual Driver
  • Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9 3rd Gen
  • Bang Olufsen Beoplay H4
  • Beyerdynamic Blue Byrd
  • Dolby Dimension
  • Edifier W860NB
  • HyperX Cloud Mix
  • Kygo A11/800
  • Kygo A9/600
  • LEVN SK-BH-M85
  • NuForce BeFree8
  • Panasonic BTG S10
  • Panasonic RP-HD305B
  • Pioneer SE-CL6BT Wireless Sports Earphones
  • Sennheiser CX 6.00 BT Earphones
  • Sennheiser Momentum Free
  • Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
  • Tach T1
  • Tel Me 2 BH-X Headphones

Legacy headphone jack adapters carry legacy issues.

Genki Audio pioneered the first USB-C Bluetooth adapter for the Nintendo Switch.

Intuitive and Friendly to Use

Plug into your favorite console

Hold to pair / save your headphones(Make sure you have pairing mode turned on for your headphones)

Press once to connect / disconnect every time you play


Product Overview

Genki Audio (available in two colors)

USB Dock Adapter

Boom Mic

Game Case

*Headphones not included

Weight: 0.2oz (5.8g)

Dimensions: 38mm x 8.6mm x 20mm (1.5” x 0.3” x 0.8”)

Power Consumption: 0.02 watts

Operating Range: 33ft (10m)

Profiles & CODECS

Supported Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, HFP

Supported Codecs: GAC, aptX-LL, aptX, SBC


1 Year


Platforms: Nintendo Switch and other USB audio devices including

Sony Playstation 4™, PC, MacOS, iOS, Android

Bluetooth 5™ supports most wireless headphones and speakers including Apple, AKG, Audio Technica, B&O, Beats, Bose, Grado JBL, Master & Dynamic, Sennheiser, Sony, Jaybird, etc. For competitive play we recommend aptX-LL headphones for the best gaming performance.

This USB-C dongle adds Bluetooth audio to the Nintendo Switch

You Can Now Use Wireless Headphones With Your Nintendo Switch Thanks to This Dongle

Here’s what others are saying

average rating 4.9 out of 5
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35 Reviews
Reviewed by Luc P.
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Genki Audio
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great device!

Using it since the kickstarter campaign on Switch and PS4.

I'm glad to say it works like a charm as well on PS5 !!! (only on usb-a, not on usb-c 🤷‍♂️)

Great job guys ! I keep having good surprises with this device 👌😁

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Reviewed by Oscar M.
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Genki Audio
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Worth every penny!!!

NO CABLES. That’s all I have to say.

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Reviewed by Andrew
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

The best gaming audio ever.

I like many backed Genki Bluetooth on Kickstarter. After that kickstarter I bought 2 more Red/Blue I use them all the time.

Even got to choose the color with kickstarter I went full green. Because at the time they didn’t have green joycons and I didn’t know if they ever would.

I use the Bluetooth for my switch, ps4, pc. Everything.

This was my 1st KickStarter and still one of my favorites


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Reviewed by max
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted


does this work for real beacuse I don't want to break my nintendo switch, and I have a question can you pair it with use headphones that have a mic

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Reviewed by R, from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
25 - 34
Used With
  • Nintendo Switch
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Lasted roughly 2 years

Lasted roughly 2 years - great product but not much life in this Switch adapter.

I would recommend but I would also like something that could work for more than 2 years.

Gamer Type
Rated 1 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Non-Gamer, 0 is Casual Gamer and 2 is Hardcore Gamer
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More questions? We’ve got them covered.
Will Genki Audio affect the battery life of my Nintendo Switch?

Genki Audio only uses 0.02 watts, taking up less than 1% of the Switch’s battery life and in fact uses less power than if you were to use the built-in speakers.

Can this be used when docked?

Yes, this package comes included with a dock adapter that allows you to use Genki Audio with the USB ports found on the Covert Dock or original dock.

Does this work with the Nintendo Switch Lite?

Yes, absolutely!

Can I use Genki Audio on other non-Nintendo Switch devices?

Genki Audio will work with any device that supports USB audio, this includes the PS4, MacBooks, iPad Pros, most PCs and Android devices. The XBox One and Oculus Quest do not currently support USB audio.

Why would I use Genki Audio on other devices?

Genki brings audio sharing across two bluetooth headphones so it can be convenient when watching a movie with someone on a plane for example.  It also brings lower latency for gaming if you have an aptX compatible headphones or speakers.

Does the passthrough charging support PD (power delivery) charging?

The passthrough USB-C port is fully PD compliant and allows you to charge the Switch at its full 18 watt max input as if it were charging directly through the console’s port.

Will this work with Nintendo Switch covers, grips, or cases?

While it will work with some enclosures such as the Satisfye grip, there are many cases that need a slight modification. Mostly it’s due to the bottom of the case being too thick and/or not being cut wide enough. You can simply cut out a wider opening and this actually fits snugger. We used to make extended versions but we found this to be overly complicated and that modifying the case has been a more reliable solution.

Why does my Genki Audio briefly disconnect when I plug it in to charge?

When a power source is detected, Genki Audio immediately swaps its power source from the Switch to the external power and is for that split second unpowered.  Since there is no battery to have to charge, it will disconnect briefly.  

Genki Audio

Rated 4.9 out of 5
35 Reviews
Regular price $49.99 USD Sale price $44.99 USD
Unit price  per 
Regular price $49.99 USD Sale price $44.99 USD
Unit price  per