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Question VR HeadSet For 4DOF ( sfx100 RIG)

Discussion in 'VR Headsets and Sim Gaming - Virtual Reality' started by Extremier, Feb 10, 2020.

  1. Extremier

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    Hi, considering a motion Rig ( as SFX 100 ) 4DOF... What would be a good choice of a VR system?
    Thanks a lot for all help.
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    That depends on your budget and priorities.

    You can likely get away without motion cancellation, but it may be a consideration.

    Pimax has built in motion cancellation.

    There is an existing motion cancellation for Lighthouse systems, so Index, Vive and Vive Pro.

    If motion cancellation is not a priority but resolution is then the Reverb is a good choice.

    If you want wide FOV and pretty high resolution go with the soon to be released Pimax.

    If you want a budget general purpose PCVR go with the RIFT S.

    If you want a multipurpose HMD for VR games (both PC and stand alone) plus simulation then go with the Quest + Link.
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    Thanks a lot.... I was considering the HP Reverb o Valve Index.
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    The Reverb is a pretty good compromise in terms of resolution and cost for a sim rig, but controllers are not the best for general PCVR.

    The Index is good if you want a great all round PCVR HMD, for simulation and general PC gaming, but it is a bit pricey and only available in a limited number of countries.
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    Quest can also connect wirelessly to Steam and Oculus Rift/S libraries with Virtual Desktop and Revive.
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    Yes, but lag can be an issue.
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    Have you tried/seen comparisons with link? How is link performance?
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    Yes I have a Quest and official Oculus Link cable, but I have been way too busy of late to do extensive testing in sim games. In quick initial tests on a 2080ti it seemed pretty good. The Quest is a very versatile all round VR HMD, but it won't replace my wide FOV Pimax on my motion rig, though it is inching out my trusty Vive as my dev HMD, and is king f the hill for quick VR newbie demos (which I do a lot of).
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    I have a Quest and unofficial cable. Also been too busy to do a thorough comparison. A wide FOV like the Pimax does sound appealing for simulation as does the high resolution of the HP Reverb. How’s the comfort of the Pimax?
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    I added the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap and aftermarket face pad to my Pimax, which makes a significant difference to comfort over the original straps.

    You adjust to wide FOV pretty quickly and then don't think much of it, until you switch back to something like the Quest. On medium FOV settings the Pimax has a wider FOV than my glasses, which I had made for use with VR HMDs.
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    Sounds like you’ve taken care of the situation. Considered the Vive DAS for the Quest but went with the Modicap Sennheiser headphones solution and waiting on VRPower delivery to see if it helps counterbalance the front heavy HMD as well as extend usage time.
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    Thanks a lot. I know much of this is personal preferences...but some aspects are clear diferences between each system..
    My focus is only SimRacing ( iRacing)...
    I use a 2080Ti..