Genki Audio

Bluetooth Audio Adapter
Rated 4.8 out of 5
31 Reviews
Regular price $49.99 USD Sale price $44.99 USD
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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.
*Due to increased holiday 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.

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 4.8 out of 5
Based on 31 reviews
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31 Reviews
Reviewed by R, from United States
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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Reviewed by Daniel, from Germany
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I recommend this product
Age Range
25 - 34
Favorite Genre
  • Adventure
  • ARPG
  • Platformer
  • Roguelike
Used With
  • Nintendo Switch
  • macOS
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

I use it everyday, all day!

This bluetooth adapter is amazing! I use it all day (in home office) to connect my bluetooth headphones with my laptop, since it's bluetooth connection is better than my Laptop's. Additionally, switching to my Switch (no pun intended!) is super easy, since I can simply unplug my Genki Audio form my laptop and plug it into the Switch and the headphones automatically reconnect (without turning them off, etc.). I just love it!

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Rated 0 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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Reviewed by a g., from United States
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Easy connectivity

Great addition to my switch accessories . Easy connectivity

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Reviewed by Zoe U., from Mexico
I don't recommend this product
Rated 2 out of 5
Review posted

Genki Bluetooth Adapter

The product took 1 month to arrive, I had to pick it up at a warehouse and the product was damaged.

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Hi Zoe - we sincerely apologize! Mexico delivery has been relatively unstable during COVID and I can only begin to imagine what adventure the Genki Audio had to take to get to your place. Please reach us at and we'll take care of this!

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

The best out there!

Ordered GuliKit along with the Genki to see which one is better and I honestly couldn't believe how easy it is to use and connect to compared to the GuliKit adapter. It connects with my AirPods in seconds after I turn my Switch back on, the latency does exist but compared to GuliKit it is almost unnoticeable. It's never disconnected for me, and the design is also great. The fact that it sticks out so much from the Switch was annoying me at first as I felt uncomfortable placing it down onto my duvet or blanket but it seems absolutely fine if you are careful with it. Also, the fact that you can charge your Switch whilst still using the adapter is, once again, great but I do sometimes feel like the movement of it when plugged into the Switch could potentially damage the USB C port, so you have to be careful with that. I would certainly recommend spending a little extra on this adapter.

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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

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