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HTC Shaves $100 Off Its Flagship PC VR Headset, For a Restricted Time – Highway to VR


HTC is placing its flagship PC VR headset Vive Professional 2 on sale for a restricted time, bringing the complete equipment to $1,299 and headset to $749.

The US and Canada-only deal is already accessible at this time, operating till July 2nd.

Launched in mid-2021, the Vive Professional 2 Full Package often promote for $1,399. It consists of every little thing you want to soar into high-quality VR, together with the Vive Professional 2 headset, two SteamVR 2.0 basestations, two wand-style controllers, and all the cables and AC wallwarts you’ll must run every little thing.

The Vive Professional 2 Headset has solely been discounted by $50, because it’s often priced at $800. This deal ought to solely enchantment to customers who have already got SteamVR basestations (both 1.0 or 2.0) and controllers, because you want these issues to play room-scale VR video games. Oh, and an sufficient pc too. Use this device to see in case your rig is VR-ready.

Photograph by Highway to VR

We didn’t dislike Vive Professional 2: in our deep-dive evaluate we famous the headset supplied good efficiency, though it in all probability didn’t warrant a class-leading value and “Professional” branding when in comparison with others. As Highway to VR’s Ben Lang put it, Vive Professional 2 “doesn’t have a field-of-view that’s as giant or bigger than Index, nor does it have as nice or higher readability than Reverb G2.”

What it does provide is excessive decision shows with no seen screen-door impact, or different artifacts like mura and chromatic aberration. It boasts good high quality built-in headphones and an ergonomic strap that’s practically an identical to the Vive Professional, so, ok for lengthy VR classes for many.

Though we nonetheless suppose the finest total PC VR headset is Index, we recommend you give our evaluate a full read-through to resolve for your self.

Some oft neglected icing on the cake: both buy comes with a two-month free trial of Viveport Infinity, which helps you to obtain a ton of nice PC VR video games for a month-to-month subscription. You may’t hold the video games when the subscription interval ends, however you may get by means of a ton of latest and basic titles in that point that you simply’d in any other case have to purchase.

Try the specs beneath:

Vive Professional 2 Specs
Decision 2,448 x 2,448 (6.0MP) per-eye, LCD (2x)
Refresh Fee 90Hz, 120Hz
Lenses Twin-element Fresnel
Area-of-view 120° horizontal
Optical Changes IPD, eye-relief
IPD Adjustment Vary 57–72mm
Connectors USB 3.0, DisplayPort 1.2, energy
Cable Size 5m (breakout field)
Monitoring SteamVR Monitoring 1.0 or 2.0 (exterior beacons)
On-board cameras 2x RGB
Enter Vive wand controllers, rechargable battery
Audio On-ear headphones, USB-C audio output
Microphone Twin microphone
Go-through view Sure


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