Add entertainment to the experience of the Oculus Quest with these useful accessories.
The Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S launch day took place on May 21st. While the Rift S updates the three-year original design, the Oculus Quest is a headset that received most of its attention due to its all-in-one feature, wireless design and ability to support Rift quality experience. As with any new piece of kit, owners will want to take care of it and maximize its potential with accessories.
Official Oculus Quest Accessories
First, let’s look at the two official accessories that Oculus sells. For most owners, the most important additional purchase is likely to be a protective case. Spending £ 399 / $ 399 on a good new virtual reality headset (VR), you don’t want to leave it where it can be knocked down or scratched, plus there is an additional factor that you may want to take Oculus Quest and show his friends and family.
Thus, the Oculus Quest Travel Case, which sells for £ 40, helps provide good protection when the headset is not in use. Able to distribute not only Oculus Quest but also Oculus controllers.
For those who want to get an exciting sound without distraction to external noise, a special set of headphones is needed. While any set of in-ear headphones or in-ear headphones with a 3.5 mm jack will suffice, the Oculus Quest in-ear headphones for £ 49 are those who are a big fan of the brand.
If the worst happens and you need to replace one or another element, Oculus has the basic elements of the kit on its website:
- Standard Oculus Quest front interface – £ 29
- 15W USB-C Power Adapter for UK, Ireland, Hong Kong and Singapore – £ 19
- Oculus touch left controller – £ 69
- Oculus touch right controller – £ 69
- VR Oculus Quest Pad
- Basic interface set.
Third-party accessories Oculus Quest
If you are looking for accessories, but do not want to pay official prices, there are cheaper alternatives. VR Cover, for example, has been selling front-end interfaces for numerous VR headsets over the years and recently showed two new product lines for the Oculus Quest.
The first is the base set of the VR Cover Oculus Quest Foam & Interface, which sells for $ 29.00 and comes with a face interface and a pair of face pads in 2 versions: standard and comfort. Then there is the lining on the Oculus Quest VR, which sells for $ 19.00. They are 100% cotton covers that are simply attached to the standard Oculus Quest interface. At the same time they are easy to wash, so they are great for transfer between friends.
They will be available soon, with VR Cover Oculus Quest Foam & Interface Basic Set. Delivery of the kits will be from June 6, while Oculus Quest VR will be released on June 8.
When it comes to third-party travel cases for the Oculus Quest, as long as there are no case studies on the headset. There are a number of more common cases available and even some for Oculus Rift that are cheaper than the official version.
Being a portable device, the Oculus Quest has a working time of about 2-3 hours depending on usage. If the outlet is not nearby, you can also consider a portable battery, such as large-capacity units like Anker PowerCore 20100 or Moshi Porto Q 5K.
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