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Ok I'll admit it, the title is a bit misleading. I have all of the rift realeases and am pleased with the rift s in general.

However I got an email today saying my reserved index is now available to ship and I can't decide if I should go for it. Now the hype has died down I have seen and heard conflicting reviews on the actual resolution step and also that the knuckles aren't as good as you imagine they would be.

Has anyone tried both rift s and index with knuckles controllers?

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Sounds like throwing good money after good money. You are pleased with the Rift S? Would the Index be worth another grand? I somehow doubt it. Give the grand to a dogs home if it's burning a hole in you pocket!


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23 minutes ago, tutmeister said:

Ok I'll admit it, the title is a bit misleading. I have all of the rift realeases and am pleased with the rift s in general.

However I got an email today saying my reserved index is now available to ship and I can't decide if I should go for it. Now the hype has died down I have seen and heard conflicting reviews on the actual resolution step and also that the knuckles aren't as good as you imagine they would be.

Has anyone tried both rift s and index with knuckles controllers?

Chris

I have the Rift S and I had the Index which I returned. My VR flying is done in X-Plane and the Index didn't work that well for me. The Index has canted displays which X-Plane 11 doesn't support and the developers were non committal as to when it might. The resolution wasn't any better than the Rift S. As far as the knuckle controllers were concerned, they were fine for what I was using them for. I know there have been some issues with them. Get the Index and see how it works for you. You have 14 days to return it if you don't like it.

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19 hours ago, Ron Attwood said:

Sounds like throwing good money after good money. You are pleased with the Rift S? Would the Index be worth another grand? I somehow doubt it. Give the grand to a dogs home if it's burning a hole in you pocket!

I'm after the best vr head set of this generation. The rift s is good but has some compromises, the index brings some potentially game changing (pun intended) things but there are mixed reviews. I don't just use the rift for sim work, so it's not just throwing money away, it's trying to find the best all rounder.

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Why not the HP reverb? Isn't this currently provides the highest resolution?


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On 8/16/2019 at 9:10 PM, Daedalus said:

Why not the HP reverb? Isn't this currently provides the highest resolution?

HP is having a lot of problems with the Reverb.

In my country (Spain) they are cancelling orders and not sending supplies.

Maybe there will be good news in September...

 


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I have been using the Reverb for about two weeks now and absolutely love the resolution.  Rumors are that a new revision will be out in a few weeks.  I have not had issues with mine.

Some people have had issues with their MB USB port not supplying enough power causing flickering.  Some folks have had the headsets overheat after hours of use.   After using mine, I will not buy anything less in resolution.

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Today I receive one of the 2.0 Reverb versions so will let you know my experience in a couple of days. I'm gonna test in P3d, XP11 and Aerofly.

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Well, the reverbs are now available in spain again, so i have press the trigger and ordered one.

I'm very happy with my rift S, but i will try the HP reverb.

I hope to receive the 2.0 reverb version.

 


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I just got my Reverb so I haven't had much of an opportunity to use it. I'm doing some research on what the best settings should be. This is my second pass with the Reverb. I returned the first one due to flashing in the display. That problem has been fixed per some folks on reddit. Hopefully, this is the last VR headset I have to buy for a while.


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I am interested in the reverb too. Now using Oculus Rift S with just P3D V4.5. Wondering if the reverb gives better Visual compared to Rift S. I find the oculus software is very instable. Especially using panels inside the HMD. Have to restart my Oculus OCR often after putting my HMD off and on  my head again. How are you guys going with hp reverb now? Satisfied or not? Some input would be great. Cheers from Frankfurt....Marcus


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6 hours ago, mpo910 said:

I am interested in the reverb too. Now using Oculus Rift S with just P3D V4.5. Wondering if the reverb gives better Visual compared to Rift S. I find the oculus software is very instable. Especially using panels inside the HMD. Have to restart my Oculus OCR often after putting my HMD off and on  my head again. How are you guys going with hp reverb now? Satisfied or not? Some input would be great. Cheers from Frankfurt....Marcus

I would suspect it's your panel software in VR thats unstable, rather than the Oculus.


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13 minutes ago, HiFlyer said:

I would suspect it's your panel software in VR thats unstable, rather than the Oculus.

I am not do sure. Because this Panels are a Oculus feature in their Sotfware. For some time ago it was in Beta. Now it is a standard feature of Oculus regardless of which sim or game you are playing. You can even use their panels without running any application. It is a layer produced by a second virtual Desktop that is blended in front of your desktop or sim/game. This panel shows the Application which a user decided to use as a panel by selecting it and pin it as a panel.  In my case it is Navigraph. 

I did not mean the P3D panels like ATC or GSX2 or something like that. 

But thanks for your thoughts on this. 

I will reinstall oculus but also try HP Reverb as it is worth it (to me)

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2 minutes ago, mpo910 said:

I am not do sure. Because this Panels are a Oculus feature in their Sotfware. For some time ago it was in Beta. Now it is a standard feature of Oculus regardless of which sim or game you are playing. You can even use their panels without running any application. It is a layer produced by a second virtual Desktop that is blended in front of your desktop or sim/game. This panel shows the Application which a user decided to use as a panel by selecting it and pin it as a panel.  In my case it is Navigraph. 

I did not mean the P3D panels like ATC or GSX2 or something like that. 

But thanks for your thoughts on this. 

I will reinstall oculus but also try HP Reverb as it is worth it (to me)

 Regards Marcus 

I'm only suspecting that because the Oculus software, is generally considered to be excellent compared to Steam or WMR, and the ability to drag screens into your sim has worked pretty much flawlessly for me in the past, especially as it's not at all as easy to do in other headsets. (Flyinside is the exception)


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1 minute ago, HiFlyer said:

I'm only suspecting that because the Oculus software, is generally considered to be excellent compared to Steam or WMR, and the ability to drag screens into your sim has worked pretty much flawlessly for me in the past, especially as it's not at all as easy to do in other headsets. (Flyinside is the exception)

I appreciate that. I will uninstall and install again. I am also assuming that a recent oculus update did probably broke something. I am aware of this. But also had troubles short after rift s came out. I bought it on day 1. I had also recognizing issues and instable connection issues as a lot of other users also had. So unfortunately it did not went well to me. But....I will give it a try again. Also reinstalled Windows 10 to avoid issues which could be  produced by windows. 

Thanks @HiFlyer

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