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Old 10-25-2020, 01:42 PM   #421
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Anyone wanting a good cheap deal on a PSVR set, can PM me. MY eyes can't focus that close to my face because of my laser eye surgery. Sucks, but my loss is someones gain!
I didn't realize that was a thing. It is a permanent issue?
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Old 10-25-2020, 07:46 PM   #422
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What's considered the best PC headset these days (After the Index?)

Going to get a new one on Black Friday after my old one got destroyed while I was looking after my moms puppy
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Old 10-26-2020, 11:44 AM   #423
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What's considered the best PC headset these days (After the Index?)

Going to get a new one on Black Friday after my old one got destroyed while I was looking after my moms puppy
Vive Cosmos? What did you have before? The lighthouses from the original Vive work with the index and the controllers so if you wanted to skip out on the index controller for now and get just the headset its a decent price and last time I ordered it said 8 weeks and my order approved after 5 days (Then I backed out because not a fan of VR sickness)
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VR headsets right now break down into inside out tracking and outside-in(lighthouses)

If index is the benchmark, then vive cosmos with light houses would be next best? not too certain

then there's Windows MR but microsoft has semi-abandoned that, no new hardware other than HP Reverb G2, which was co-developed by Valve. However still same limitations as windows MR(moving the controllers out of view of the camera's does funky stuff as well as occlusion, sticking the controllers behind each other so that one controller blocks view of the other.)

then there's facebook/oculus with pc link, but then there's that whole TOS with facebook and the privacy and Terms of Use rules that will brick a Quest 2.

Also security researchers may have jail broken Quest 2 so complicated and maybe shady instructions needed to free quest 2 from facebook.

www.androidcentral.com/quest-2-has-allegedly-been-jailbroken-bypassing-facebook-login-requirement

not published yet due to possible legal action from facebook/updates to quest 2 units to patch the exploit.
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Old 10-28-2020, 04:50 AM   #425
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Vive Cosmos? What did you have before? The lighthouses from the original Vive work with the index and the controllers so if you wanted to skip out on the index controller for now and get just the headset its a decent price and last time I ordered it said 8 weeks and my order approved after 5 days (Then I backed out because not a fan of VR sickness)
Previously I had a Vive Pro, which I liked but hated the "screen door effect" of the image quality

Then I had a Samsung Odyssey+ which had an amazing image quality, but was uncomfortable as hell.

I'd rather avoid any Oculus since I don't have Facebook and dont agree with their TOS
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Old 11-19-2020, 01:41 PM   #426
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If anyone stumbles on a good black friday deal, I'd really appreciate you sharing it here!
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Old 11-19-2020, 08:34 PM   #427
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Potential but shipping may 2021 maybe. Blew up over the last 2 weeks if one was following the usual vr news.





https://www.deca.net/decagear/#home

Voluntary HP reverb g2 reporting of pre-orders
https://reverb.danol.cz/shipping-statistics/

less than 150 world wide

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Old 11-20-2020, 08:59 AM   #428
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I didn't realize that was a thing. It is a permanent issue?
The PSVR doesn't have a manual focus. It's its biggest flaw. For most people its fine. For far sighted people it makes it really difficult to focus on the images. I have used the samsung VR headset with phones and, with a manual focus wheel, I have been able to make the image perfect. Much much better than the PSVR.
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So I'd imagine that would also affect people who've had laser eye surgery or wear contacts.
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