I was using my Pimax 8K Plus tonight to live stream Half Life: Alyx and wow was it a horrible experience. The game is great but my 8K Plus is preventing me from enjoying it at all.
First of all tracking for this headset doesn’t work at all and constantly stutters/jitters and loses tracking, but I guess that’s on me because I bought base station 2.0s that say “Valve” on the back of them instead of ones that say “SteamVR”.
This second issue may be related to the first one, but my left controller constantly drops tracking as well. I’ve had both my left Index controller and my 8K plus replaced already and these first two issues have been persistent across both
This third issue I’ve only been getting after the replacement 8K Plus. The displays seem to have trouble displaying certain things (I’m not sure exactly what butt it happens more when looking at bright colored things). The displays start distorting the image when this happens. Also keep in mind that this issue is not the same as the jitter from my first issue I listed. It is a separate issue that happens on top of the first issue.
Now all of these previous issues I have actually happen in every game I play, but this last one only happens in Half Life: Alyx. In Half Life: Alyx, when you put your head through a wall, every visible part inside of the wall becomes a really bright orange color. When this happens, my Pimax 8K Plus’s displays just completely shut off. Its not just displaying a black image either because then I’d at least be able to tell the displays are lit up. No, the displays just completely turn off and go pitch black.
I know its a long shot but if anyone has had any of these issues and has found a way to fix them, I’d really love to know. I’ve been fighting support staff for this stuff for over a year and I just can’t take it anymore.