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Known Issue - V65 USB-C Debris/Water Warning

Not a solution - Marking for visibility Known Issue Hello everyone! I have observed that a significant number of users are still encountering the USB-Debris error even after the V64 fix was distributed to everyone. Consequently, I have taken the init...

LaserDisk by Meta Quest Support
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New User Posting Info

Being a newb in-game and in anything can be tough. Here is a run down of how our tiny forum elves (and moderators) can help get you from an unknown newb to forum all-star. Posting links to external sites, certain keywords, or posting logs outside of ...

Twist screw to adjust cup distance is loose on right side

I haven't taken a moment to really inspect the rift and see if this was something I could fix by messing with the housing and such, but figured I would ask here to see if anyone else has found this to be an issue?The right side "screw" that you would...

ravenlp by Honored Guest
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Rift detection Issues

Just noticed that some customers of us have the problem that their normal display (using version 0.2.2): Monitor Name: Standard PnP-skærm Monitor Model: CVTE TV Monitor Id: CVT0003is being detected as the rift display and such enables the rift render...

tdev by Honored Guest
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Windows 8 Tablet - Rift not working properly

Hi,When I use the Rift on my tablet, certain games (e.g. RiftRacer) don't work at all (after the Unity splash screen there's just a blank screen with 'trial version' written in the bottom corner).For the Tuscany demo, it shows it as a single image, a...

hucki by Honored Guest
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Sensors not functioning / USB driver malfunctioning.

I decided to make a separate post, because it seems to be a separate issue (I for one cannot fix my problem no matter what).I've been messing around with the USB drivers for the Rift for a while tonight, and there seems to be an issue with them on my...

MH6 by Honored Guest
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[solved] WTF am I doing wrong?

Hi,I am trying to add Rift support to a very old 3D shooter game I am maintaining as a hobby. I cannot easily change the renderer to use the matrices provided by the stereoConfig class instance I am getting from the SDK, so I am stuck with adjusting ...

DMali by Explorer
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VR Painting simulation

Hi,I would like to develop a painting simulation with the Rift, the Sixense Stem system and Unity.The basic idea here is to light a room with a canvas in it. In one hand, you hold a bucket filled with a modification of a water simulation, in which th...

Legal help for oculus use

Hi guys, I attempted to contact oculus business support, but 2-3 weeks later and no reply, so does anyone know what type of licenses, if any, i need to get to be able to use the oculus and games as a arcade type thing?

Breymac by Honored Guest
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my rift goes boom?

Hi, I was using my Rift last night playing some TF2 which I think works great. Today i turned on the Rift, and just seconds after I heard a loud bang inside the controller-box. I immediately unplugged everything from it, picked up the box and I can h...

5-10 degree right roll

Hey there guys, I have had my rift for about a 2 weeks, and everything has been great, I put it away last night after a fun night of testing. When I picked it up today from the same exact spot I left it, it started the unity demo and automatically ro...

hooves by Honored Guest
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Nvidia Surround, Triple monitor Setup, EDID not detected

Bonjour everyone.(re-written post on April 27th)I can't get the rift to be used as a clone of my primary display in game(and switched to OR res)My usual desktop is at 5760x1200 but I can run games "full screen" using any resolution (1280x800 for exam...

Displaying 4 pictures, 2 on each side. Help please.

I just started using my rift today and I was wanting to test it out with half-life 2\team fortress 2. Take a look at how the games are being displayed. what am I doing wrong? or is it a software problem? This was using Extend displays with both displ...

Tracker Initialization fails with Configuration Utility open

I'm not sure whther this really qualifies as a bug, but I just spent an hour wondering why I suddenly wasn't able to initialize the tracker, until I realized that the Oculus Configuration Utility was open, which prevented the initialization from succ...

ralfal by Honored Guest
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Best nVidia display settings?

I understand v-sync should be off - but there are about a dozen other possible settings on the nVidia control panel.How about the other settings? Anti-aliasing? Etc. I have a Geforce 9800 GT GPU.Is higher framerate always better?

kingside by Honored Guest
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Putting the lenses back in

Okay, I apologise if this is just me showing up my other X chromosome not coding for physical strength, but how do I get the lenses back into place? How much force do you have to put on them to clip/rotate them back in? I'm worried that I'm not doing...

beepea by Honored Guest
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Using glasses, scraching of optics. Need new A cups!

Ive had the deev kit for a bit now and im starting to notice scratching on the lenses from rubbing on my glasses, not to mention what its doing to my glasses. First of all i really need more room for glasses in there, even with padding added its way ...

Mapping Head Tracking to Keys/Mouse?

Hello!So I've been wanting to play on of my favorite Nintendo 64 Games, Pokemon Snap, when I get my Oculus Rift Dev Kit. I followed a guide that used Dolphin and Tridef 3D Oculus Version 5 to play N64 Virtual Console games on the rift, but Dolphin re...

No Sensor Detected Mac

HiI've been looking through the forums for any similar issues, and haven't been able to find any. I'm on a MacBook Pro Retina 15", and when connecting the rift and opening up any oculus friendly software I get a message stating No Sensor Detected, so...

seltar by Honored Guest
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Capacitor failure on control board

I was hooking up my dev kit this morning like normal, but heard a pretty loud pop sound from the control board when I powered the unit on. Carefully removing the cover, I noticed the electrolytic capacitor (marked only as '12D CD110') had burst neare...

Linux: HMDDevice not Enumerting

Hi All,I was having trouble getting my HMD to work using linux, Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome Classic, OVR 0.2.4.The ConfigUtil or Sample would not recognise any devices.This is what I found:(1) I had to have the device ON before I started the OS. I know this ...

Duncan by Protege
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Building any Oculus Rift Projects errors

VS 2010 I get this mysterious error:1>------ Build started: Project: OculusWorldDemo, Configuration: Release Win32 ------1>C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\Platforms\Win32\Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.Targets(147,5): error : Required file "" ...

dwood15 by Protege
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No signal MacOS

Hi,I received my Rift today but unfortunately could't get it to display an image.I'm using a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.7.5 and an NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT 256 MB graphic card.When I press the power button on the Rift I see the message "No signal" on t...

Taste the Rainbow - Monitor Problems

The monitor in my Rift is displaying strange colors. Static dots of green along with a dirty rainbow. Not sure what happened. Any suggestions? I've tried both HDMI and DVI, both no luck.

Qoheleth by Honored Guest
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Ubuntu 13.04 configUtil won't save profiles

Hi,i just updated my system from ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04. The OculusConfigUtil_x86_64 (version 1.1 SDK 0.2.4) won't save profiles anymore. When i restart the tool "User Profiles" dropdown is always empty. I'm not quite sure if I had this issue with Ubu...

semidark by Honored Guest
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Linux SDK 0.2.4 Tracking broken. Fine on 0.2.3.

Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64-bit.I have been happily using version 0.2.3 of the Linux SDK, and it is still working fine, but I have a problem with version 0.2.4 of the SDK.When using version 0.2.4, the tracking is basically broken when running the Oc...

DrMcCleod by Honored Guest
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Head tracking too sensitive

Is there a way to adjust the sensitivity?My unit seems to have too much, as even a minor head movement will cause the image to stutter? Is there a some kind of problem in the sensor?

ahahto by Honored Guest
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Help with clouds

So there is this issue with clouds made with particle systems always following the rotation of the camera, which makes some of the cloud systems which use billboards difficult. Especially if you want close-up, fly-through style.SilverLining has also ...

Rift HDMI Cables "Issue"

I wanted to report that I had issues with the cables that shipped with the Rift, or more accurately, I had trouble plugging the cables into my video card port. The HDMI plugs that are in the Rift dev kit have pin 19 (the hot-pluggable pin that is opt...

tlopes by Honored Guest
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SDK 0.2.3 - Windows XP Compatibility

The use of SHGetKnownFolderPath in OVR_Profile.cpp makes the SDK incompatible with XP. Since I'm not using the profiles yet I was able to run my app in XP by just commenting that line out.Any hopes of having this fixed or is Oculus not supporting XP?

AngelJ by Honored Guest
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Issues with my Rift

Hi I got my Rift delivered last week and have been running it on a MacBook Pro with no issues! I built a Windows 8 based Shuttle with a GeForce GTX 550 Ti Card to have more power and access more games and apps... but am having major issues with the h...

osaware by Honored Guest
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