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How to Charge the Kart (Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit)

In this article, you'll learn how to charge the Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit kart.

Important Information

  • The kart can be charged by:
    • Connecting it to the Nintendo Switch dock via the included USB charging cable (model HAC-010).
    • Connecting it directly to the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (sold separately)
    • Connecting it to the Nintendo USB AC adapter (model CLV-003, sold separately).
  • It takes approximately 3.5 hours to charge the kart.
  • When charging via the dock while the Nintendo Switch console is docked and in use, it can take approximate 4.6 hours to fully charge the kart.
  • If you would like to use the included USB charging cable with a standard household socket, please use a USB-compatible AC adapter.
    • Note: While some USB-compatible devices may be able to supply power to the kart, Nintendo cannot recommend any particular device. Please make sure to follow the instructions of any third-party device.

Note: When fully charged, the kart battery can provide approximately 1.5 hours of play time at 150cc.

Complete these steps

  1. Hold the Ignition Button on the kart for at least a few seconds to ensure that it is powered off.
  2. Gently slide up the connector cover on the right-hand side of the kart to access the USB Type-C™ connector .

How are you charging the kart?

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch AC adapter to the dock (each sold separately) and then to a wall socket.
  2. Connect the included USB charging cable to the kart, then to an available USB port on the dock.
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Connect the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (sold separately) to the kart and then to a wall socket.

  1. Connect the included USB charging cable to the kart, then to the Nintendo USB AC adapter (sold separately).
  2. Connect the Nintendo USB AC adapter to a wall socket.