Which VR headset?

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    summoner

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    I had similar experience when I ordered a BeHD action cam.. Very little feed back and no tracking info etc etc.. finally got a reply after I'd done a charge back and sure enough it arrived that day. Some places are just horrendous at customer service
     
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    I actually think you have a head injury or some disability.
    Maybe you just missed the part where i move house soon and can't redirect FedEx?
     
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    What does moving house have to do with being irrational and jumping to conclusions?

    Either way, why are you worrying about receiving a pimax headset you didn't even pay for...
     
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    You said be patient, i needed it within the time frame they said fraudulently.
    Also i don't need it anymore, it was before i got refunded.
    Your Pimax is Garbage i pre-ordered Valve Index, delivery address to new place.
    Have a nice day.
     
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    Says the person that doesn't even own one.

    But you would say that because you are such an angry person for some reason, as well as jumping to conclusions and freaking out at any possible opportunity...
     
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    But... you bought a pimax? It seems like You only returned it due to shipping issues...
     
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    Lots of issues with cracks in the headsets, quality of strap, blurry edges at high FOV. I am glad i didn't get it now. It's more than the Valve index by a LOT and quality will be nowhere near as good.
     
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    Ease up, Each to their own.
     
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    if it had ALL those issues, why did you buy one in the first place?
     
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    Are to gonna send it back or keep it?
     
  11. joerandom

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    I won't get it. Moving in couple days now, can't come back here, FedEx can't redirect.
    If i did get it, i'd use it for a week and sell it on here for cheap.. Might as well let some OCAU member enjoy Chinas horrible service without the wait.
     
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    Ordered my pimax 5k+ Tuesday, arrived today (Friday) - via Amazon.com.au - so delivery hassles should now be sorted with the headset.

    Haven't tried it yet, will mainly be using with iRacing. Upgrading from a Rift CV1.
     
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    lmao heardbad things about poomax let us know what its like
     
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    Wow, so much for that. Keen to hear your review once you get it going.
     
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    Well... I had a short relationship...

    Good - FOV is great, the vertical is also better - before I got it, I thought it'd just be horizontal that was better..
    Picture is a decent amount better than the Rift CV1 but not amazing, text was much less 'fuzzy' around the edges.
    Didn't seem to be as taxing on the system as I imagined

    Bad - The main reason I sent it back was because I could barley touch the device in order to adjust it correctly without the screens going grey (blank)
    The plastic must be so thin, and the screens\cable so close to the case that just holding the headset blanked out the screen... which was a deal breaker...
    This means a restart of whatever game you are in and the pimax software... so when you are in a rig it's a massive pain in the...

    The other issues were mostly fixable but:
    No Force Feedback without a restart of the controller every time.
    I had lines through the screen @ 90hz - which means you have to restart the service to fix that every time.
    I also had tracking issues with the lighthouse. But I didn't give this a proper chance because I was annoyed at the other issues.

    No issue sending it back to Amazon Au - prepaid return shipping.

    So if anyone wants a lighthouse and Vive audio mount let me know........
     
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    lmao that sounds horrid ill just keep waiting until vr isnt shit hardware wise in general and has some real games worth playing
     
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    The screen goes grey when there is tracking loss, it might have been a lighthouse issue or a software issue, did you have the latest beta and firmware?

    It sounds like you don't have a Vive, which might mean you aren't familiar with lighthouses.

    Also you said you have a single lighthouse, you really need two lighthouses, especially if you want to be touching your headsets and blocking tracking.

    Here is a list of things that can cause tracking issues and grey screens

    1. Any mirror in the room, the larger the mirror, the more its guaranteed to cause issues.

    2. Super bright lights, especially fluorescent.

    3. Lighthouses not having line of sight to each other (if you don't use a sync cable)

    4. Lighthouses not being in the correct mode (a, b, c)

    5. USB issues (not enough power or signal)

    6. Lighthouses not installed securely, or installed in an area that vibrates. Any movement or vibration of the lighthouse will cause loss of tracking.

    7. Lighthouses not positioned correctly, if you haven't seen the instructions you might have done it incorrectly, the lighthouse IR light does not project in the way you think.


    All of your issues seem to be software/tracking related, part of which is likely the setup, which is harder then it should be, and also the software, which is in beta, so has more issues then it should.
     
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    i got caught up in watching videos about the valve index and oculus rift s last night, ive not looked much into VR but im interested now. Im keen on the Valve unit being able to map your fingers etc but from what i can find out no Vader immortal on it...so im guessing you cant play all VR games on any unit??
     
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    The Valve Knuckles work on any lighthouse compatible VR headset, so Vive, Index and Pimax.

    Lighthouse products can use Revive to play Oculus PC games, but not Oculus Go/Quest games as these are not PC games.
     
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    The short of it is that Oculus has their own store with some exclusives titles on it because they help fund them, this is one of them.
    Oculus gear works both with their store and Steam VR but not the other way around.

    There are hacks and mods about to access Oculus games from 3rd party HMDs, your mileage may vary.
    https://github.com/LibreVR/Revive
     
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