Rift S

Discussion in 'VR & Head-Mounted Displays' started by westrock2000, Mar 20, 2019.

  1. Lifelite

    Lifelite 2[H]4U

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    Got an oculus update last night (PTC) and all my issues are gone! Only thing left is the occasional static flash (barely troublesome), and I'll have ZERO issues.

    Those guys in charge of patching are doing one hell of a job.
     
  2. Ramses

    Ramses [H]ardness Supreme

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    Mine does that too, for the two minutes at a time it works. I've found that holding down the trigger/pointer finger when releasing something to throw it makes it work right. Pretty lame.
    I am astounded by how bad this one works and how well the OG Rift works. I know it's been out awhile but damn.
    The new controllers are wonky, they made them smaller and funky and the result is I have no place to rest my thumbs now, and my trigger/pointer finger has to lay on the trigger with just
    the right pressure for it to register pointing/not and overall it just does not work with my average size man-hands. The OG rift controllers were worlds better to be so slightly different.
    Super disappointing.

    Tech support has been trying, I get a new email of suggestions about every 3 days. Tonight was kill VMware and uninstall MSI's MysticLight software and reseat the cable at the headset.
    None of which made any difference at all. I suspect it's an issue with the B450 boards USB/drivers. I gotta run by best buy tomorrow and see if I can sweet talk them into taking it back
    at 17 days past. I just don't have it in me to jerk around with this stuff at this point and time in my life.
     
  3. kalston

    kalston Gawd

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    Yeah no clue why they changed the controllers the originals were fine those new ones are way worse. Worse grip (for me anyway) and many accidental presses on the thumb button, I don't get, it why fix what wasn't broken?

    It's a cool VR headset other than that though, comfort is way better for me (actually perfect with glasses and I don't need inserts anymore) and tracking is flawless for my use case (and boy, does my USB controller appreciate the lighter load).

    edit: I do see some occasional white flashes still but I they are extremely rare for me in actual gameplay
     
  4. Supercharged_Z06

    Supercharged_Z06 2[H]4U

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    They had to redesign the controllers because they changed how their tracking technology is now implemented. Rather than use stationary cameras around a room (outside-in tracking), they now use inside-out HMD based tracking and as such, had to change the ring to wrap around the top of the hands so that the HMD cameras can effectively see the IR markers. They also made the controllers a bit smaller and used cheaper materials to reduce their overall production costs. The original Touch controllers are a much better overall design IMHO, but they simply would not work with all the changes they made to the tracking tech redesign. I really liked the old Touch controllers much better. Shame they had to change them as they were nearly perfect.
     
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  5. DF-1

    DF-1 2[H]4U

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    do you guys know of anywhere that accepts trade ins for a reasonable price for the OG rift? I dont sell my things online (ebay) thinking of switching to this one after reading that they've fixed some issues.

    Tired of 3 sensors and other bullshit with the OG.
     
  6. Ragenrok

    Ragenrok 2[H]4U

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    Have you tried a Facebook marketplace? My town only has 7000 people but I have had 0 issues selling good electronics on my towns local buy and sell FB page. Also had some good luck with kijiji
     
  7. DF-1

    DF-1 2[H]4U

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    I don't want to risk getting shot.
     
  8. Ragenrok

    Ragenrok 2[H]4U

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    I always do the exchanges at our police station. They have a spot specifically for that that has 2 cameras pointing at it, if someone isn't willing to meet me there I don't deal with them. Nice thing to about Facebook is you can creep a person's profile to get a better idea of you want to deal with them, especially since 90% of people don't make their profiles properly private lol