Anyone need a front panel VR hookup?

Discussion in 'VR & Head-Mounted Displays' started by VanGoghComplex, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. VanGoghComplex

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    That's pretty cool. Once I take the plunge I'll definitely be grabbing something like that.
     
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    Nice find. I have a tempered glass case, so no go for me. Maybe I can mount something similar on my desk.
     
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    I was considering mounting this to my desk if there wasn't room in my case, but I got lucky and it just barely fit. It's made to go through a nice thick panel.
     
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    Based on the size of that it wouldn't be a big stretch to cut a hole in a glass panel to fit it and use some epoxy to hold it in place.
     
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    The existing glass is tempered and I'm not feeling making a new panel to cut a hole in it.
     
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    You wouldn't need epoxy. If you can cut the hole clean enough, it's got a nice plastic nut that threads over the barrel on the backside and secures it.

    I looked at other ports that would have required me to cut rectangles, but settled on this one because hole saws are easy. =)
     
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    I used one of these to mount this type of extension cable to my desk:

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    Apart from giving me the couple extra feet of reach I needed to utilize my whole space comfortably, I like that using these protects the ports on my video card should the cable ever get violently yanked on.
     
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    Hey, nice find!
     
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    Thinking about it more I need to get a few of these for my test bench monitors. I use 1 monitor for system testing and 1 other that hooks to my microscope camera.
     
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    I actually went for a vive link box instead as it's powered, but it lets you extend pretty far (I've gone 10' so far). I tested with oculus and windows mr headsets, so doesn't work with just vive. It also came with a sticky pad so you could fasten it to the top or side of your case easily enough with the ports flush with the front.

    I like the solution in the OP, but it wouldn't move the connection close enough to my room scale area, unfortunately.
     
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