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Neil @ only 4k tv has true HDR support. 2004 games Half Life 2 has HDR but we were playing those games on the regular non HDR 1080P tv. Its like watching a 7.1 surround sound support movies on 4.1 speaker is still work but it won't be true 7.1 sound. Having a 4k vr headset with HDR support is big difference.
Will there be a chance to get software or hardware blue light filters?
Neil @ im using VR Cover thin foam which makes huge difference on fov compare to default Vive foam. My main reason for buying Pimax 8k is sharper image and hardly no screen door.
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@suk w. yu 30 degrees more than the current Rift? Thats hardly a breakthrough. HDR isn't a headset thing its a rendering thing, so the Vive and Rift already support it.
This is getting sad.
Glad I took my money out in time!
What a bullsh1t of a costumer support.
Not the first time someone tried and failed to make something out of empty promises in industrial china... MONEY MONEY MONEY! Sure tell them eye tracking, 360 FOV. Smell-O-Vision...
i rather have 140 fov with OLED screen with HDR support. its seems like Oculus Dome prototype is going that path. Everybody should know LCD has harmful computer bluelight so try not to use more than couple hours otherwise it might damage your eye pupil. Im just goona use Pimax 8k when they come with OLED verision if they do or just buy the 140 fov Oculus next headset
Thats true but I want what I supported for. That's all! :)
I don't want an unfinished prototype and some month later people could buy the correct one.
@Mr. Mo but we don't want a situation like what just happened with Ossic, where they just keep testing and improving until they run out of money. I'd rather get the headset at 80hz, (which is hardly noticeable compared to 90hz) than no headset at all.
If they sell now quality B products, they will have problems selling their products in future.
It is still marketing!
150° FOV is enough... lol
Please stop asking for 90Hz. You do relise the difference is imperceptible? Oculus DK2 ran at 75Hz. Oculus Go runs at 60Hz. It's just as immersive and smooth. Pimax HAS to prioritise getting their product out to backers now.
I'm fine with 80Hz...
Pimax could blow all their money trying to make the perfect headset, and we could end up with nothing. There has to be a point where they just say "no more" and send it out to backers. Heck, I'd be fine with a 60Hz 150° FOV headset at this point. Just get it out to the backers.
First we have to see what we got from Pimax, until now I feel bad with the 80Hz. Furthermore, I am very interested if there will be a non Kickstarter version with better internals will leave their company after we got ours.
But, we will see! :)
its funny that Ossaic X company strech goal was $100,000 and raised $2.7millon from backers so what happen to other $2.6 million dollar? how the heck they spent all that money? doesn't make any sense
Michael Siebielec @ wow Ossaic X company just stole 2.7 million dollar from backers? Don't worry about Pimax company because they are not happy with 4.5 millon dollar, they want to dominate VR market and make 100 times of that and Pimax already sold 36,000 Pimax 4k headset so they already got lot of money. I was going to back Ossiac X headphone but im glad i didn't. I bought Cyber Virtualizer from one of backer and Cyber company didn't deliver so i lost $1100 so you shouldn't feel bad about $250 loss. Too many fraud in this Kickstarer website because all they have to say is " Sorry people, we already spent all the money and we have to terminate the project"
Just lost $250 on failed Ossic X headphones. I hope my investment here doesn't end up in the same failed category. Had good luck on Kickstarter until now.
@Sebastian Weinert http://forum.pimaxvr.com/t/need-support-please-click-here/6106
I hope we first time backers will get more than the 80hz!
@Sebastian Weinert No idea what you emailed them about, but did you try reaching out to Xunshu directly? May be easier to use their forums as their communication isn't good.
Hi guys, I am the Backer number 1,954 . I paid $540 for my pledge and I am selling it for $ 600. It is the 8K VR Headset only plus stretch goals. I was planing in use it with the upcoming vive 2.0 base stations and the upcoming vive controller. If you are interested, please leave a message with your email and I will contact you. Please only serious buyers. any transactions will be through Pay Pal. this will protect the buyer and the seller. Thanks
still no response to mails after 83 (!) days in month 5 after estimated delivery. And news about unfinished products that will shipped anywhere in October wich won't hit the endconsumer versions specs and might be delivered without the promised addons like eyetracking. Within the next months I may have to settle over from Germany to Denmark ..... Disastermeter points 9.99 :/
Suk where did you hear that consumer version will be 90hz? If they can't get 90hz for our units, then they likely won't be able to get 90hz at all. They even stated that the headset we get will be the same as consumer version.
What is "Pi-tracking"?
I thought the tracking of the Pimax works with the SteamVR Lighthouse laser system.
I don't hope so, if yes it was the last time that I buy Pimax stuff!
so worst case is 80hz? so is that mean we are getting unfinish product? so consumer version is 90hz but we are getting unfinish 80hz product? $850 investment and im getting unfinish product???
Very happy of last news !
Hope to get my Pimax soon !
So the headsets will be shipped first and those of us who ordered a full kit will recieve the rest later (or will we be waiting)?
Second question, can we use the headset alone to play games like EliteDangerous or do we still need a lighthouse?
That's right, let us know, let us know, we deserve it ... For God's sake focus on HMD, end it soon, we're very anxious and I've already bought the HTC VIVE PRO and the resolution has improved a bit, but I think PIMAX8K is going be a success surpasses it. You just need to focus on the HMD, finish and send us, the headlights, the controls and etc, end later.
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Waiting for ever
Is it about time we had an update ?
ig83 @ are you a youtuber Immersivegamer 83?
There needs to be an update soon with your plan including a detailed breakdown of expected time line. I am happy with my vive atm but feel that a sufficient update would ease backers minds. I want you to ship a great product as does everyone but you also need to be first to market. That window is slowly shrinking and you are already 4 months in delay and then announcing new products when you have not shipped any commercial units.
should be an update from them soon
are there any plans to try to get the frame rate (80Hz/90Hz/120Hz?) higher in future revisions of the product?
i hope Pimax brand Knuckle controller has equal or more haptic vibration than Valve brand. If Valve Knuckle controller have stroger hapic vibration Pimax, im definitely going for Valve since better haptic is very important in VR
since the controller update i'm completly hyped :D can't wait to hold them in my hands.
@Tadas Miktus : See my post a little further down, dated April 13th. The short answer is that there is nothing to 'refund', you gave a 'donation'. However, some Kickstarters will refund your money, you just have to ask them nicely. Email Pimax and see what they say, but don't expect a full refund, if they even decide to offer you one.
fancy design is good but there is a disadvantage. Kinda worry if both controller hit eachother while playing games.
I'm glad Pimax is doing their own updated controllers, but that floating ring around the wrist looks like it will make it hard to do anything that involves having your hands near eachother without them colliding. With the Touch controllers you can pretty much hold a pistol with your non-dominant hand cupped at the bottom of your gun hand, sort of resting the end of the gun-hand controller onto the 'belly' of the other hand's controller.
i dont think you will get your pledge back and if...they have to cut the kickstarter fees. i would try to sell it. somebody wanted to give me 1400€, that would be $1700 (in germany everything is more expansive^^) of course you have to make sure that you dont sell the product...just sell the rights for the backer reward. otherwise you could be ****** when pimax make changes or can not deliver or so.
Never had to request a money back from a Kickstarter project, but this one is going way too long...
How to get my money back for my pledge ? I'm really disappointed with a phase of this project... Product it self might be good, but....
My pledge is for 8K Headset (Laser tracker integrated) + Controller*2 + Base Stations *2
My pledge is $851
i really wanted to sell my pimax 8k full pledge and i even found somebody who wanted to give me 1400€...but after HTC Pro Complete Package costs 1400€ (800€ would be ok, but not more) and the last Pimax Update showed the awesome controllers...i will keep the stuff for myself :D
Good morning Pimax team
I have a question / request; I already know it could be difficult to fulfill:
I can only use my left arm (birth problem).
Would it be possible for you to make a main controller just for the left hand?
Since you are in the prototype phase, perhaps you could consider this possibility.
Thank you for what you do.
If it’s what you say I love it especially later in the summer.
The rez won’t be much better than current HMDs. They use OLD screen PiMax not. It’s a big step backwards. 200 for will be flat out dealing with warping from the large optics.
@Rylan, if you think leaving the bakers with no official updates over three months does it sound worse when I tell you that I still have no response to the mails I sent them 56 days ago? I almost lost hope and wouldn't be surprised if we'll never hear anything from them again :(
Pick me pick me!