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Reviews

Pimax 8K
Pimax 5K+
Pimax 5K-BE/XR (OLED)

None added yet

Pimax 4K (LCD) & BE (OLED)
Samsung Odyssey+ (SO+/OD+)

None added yet


TroubleShooting Solutions:

Featured

  1. How To Make Your Pimax Image Crisp (Sharp) - By @Teigue (July 2020)

  2. Program To Update Steamvr Settings - By @BNP (Sept 2020)

  3. Improve MAS Audio Volume - By @Fresco (July 2020)

  4. If the back of your MAS doesn’t go down far enough, then you can request a replacement hinge

  5. The 8K-X should come with two face foams (one thick and one thin). If you are missing one, then you can request a replacement.


Pitool Error Codes PDF 03/19 - Heliosurge Gdrive Outdated needs updating

Software Solutions

Understanding IPD setup & Stereo Overlap

Basestation/lighthouse related

Oculus Related Fixes

Game Specific Fixes

Solutions (+ misc info) for Technically Skilled / Power users

Misc

Hardware/Other Solutions

Games & Related Info:

Game Compilations
Skyrim
Elite Dangerous (ED)

None added yet.

6DOF Alternatives - No Lighthouses

KinectToVR

  • Youtube Video
  • Free Kinect VR Driver

Driver4VR

  • Low Cost easy configuration manager
  • Psmove (freepie)
  • Leap Motion
  • Kinect

NoloVR 4k 5k 8k - By @park


Community & Other Info:

Community Group Channels

Discord Link (TBA)
Reddit Link (TBA)
FaceBook Link (TBA)
Steam Link (TBS)
Contact for developers

Community Contributions and KS Specific Information
Pimax 8K/5K mods

3D-Printables

VR lens/glasses frame

Face Cushion

Other Comfort Mods

Suggestions for Pimax
27 Likes
[FAQ] Getting Started 5k & 8k
5k+ coming tomorrow, Steps to setup?
Wiki or website with Pittool, SteamVR settings for each game?
Pimax 5k & 8k Directory
(unresponsive): Star Trek Bridge Crew
How to solve "Disconnect" or "Not tracked" of headset, base station, controller randomly, image follow head although not use base station. (PiTool 91)
A possible method to increase clarity and remove blur?
Pitool & Changelog Download
Pimax IPD Image method 0.1. Don’t use “FAR IPD”, need “NEAR IPD”
Vive Lighthouse troubles
Pitool 109 has a virus when trying to install?
5K+ received and
Flashed old firmware to 204 - bricked?
Improve pimax image
Pitool Trouble Codes
*** Thanks and congrats Pimax team ! ***
Searching for 3d print model of strap attachment
How to exceed the maximum resolution of 4096px imposed by SteamVR
New pitool is up! Install new Nvidia drivers first!
5K+ only tracks when admin?
5k+ first impressions (no prior VR experience)
Original SMAS Quality Topic
Pimax Banner Topic (Downloads and Useful Links)
Pimax 5k+ image stuttering [SOLVED]
Pimax 5k+, what does it mean ss=1? Why so many pixels?
Vive DAS Adapter CAD
Problems with Pimax 5k
New Pitool 1.0.1.197 (beta) is available now
Headset and controllers not tracked!
[RESOLVED]Pimax 5K+ diagnose 10600 displayport not detected
Supen #19473 -look forward to your reply
[Resolved]Embarassment of a VR Headset (Pitool never works)
[ Resolved ] Received 8K today, keeps disconnecting
[Resolved] Pimax 5k stuck in firmware ugrade please help me
Stuck in red blue green light
Fix for issues on 4k crashing windows randomly
[RESOLVED] Not tracked EVERYTIME I restart my PC
[Updated] 8K Arrived Monday 25th Feb 2019, it's not plug and play but after tweaking it's amazing
[Resolved]Place your helmet in the visible position of the base station
[Resolved]Pavlov VR and others showing images WAY off
[Replied]Tracking issues
[Replied]Pimax 5k+ stuck in standby
[Resolved]Headset recognized, but not controllers or lighthouses
[Replied]Pimax 5k+ stuck in standby
[Replied]Pimax HMD Help section?
I see slight delay in motion when I turn my head very quickly (5k+)
Help to reset horizontal view
Backer #5183 Germany, got my 5k+ Today. Question
How to start and trouble shooting FAQ?
[Solved, bad power adapter]Received 5k+ Headset Will Not Turn On
Headset not tracked [Solved]
Pimax keeps deleting my account
[kickstarter Pimax 5k+] noticing some distortions. Is it normal that my 5k is referenced as 'Model : P2'?
I can't run creed, batman and hellblade
Pimax power Led color list and explanation
Vive Base Station Help (i do not understand)
[FAQ] Getting Started 5k & 8k
Don't we have a PITool Update this Friday (December 13th)? [UPDATE: released]
Question about IPD readings to my fellow Pimax-owners, Support wont answer

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