Pimax Review

Pimax 5k+ review: Impressions and Measurements

Before I write a review of Pimax 5k+ I have to make it clear that I had almost all the VR headsets, starting with the LG G3 and Homido phone, and then all the PC headsets (Deepoon e2/e3, Pimax 4k, Oculus DK2/CV1, HTC Vive+DAS, Lenovo Explorer, Dell Visor, Samsung Odyssey, Samsung Odyssey+) as well as PSVR v2 with PS4 Pro, Oculus Go. At the time of receiving the Pimax 5k+ in January 2019, I only had 3 headsets available to compare Pimax 5k+: HTC Vive, Samsung Odyssey+ and PSVR.   THE FIRST EXPERIENCE The first time you connected the HMD,...

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Pimax 5K+ a hell of a ride

About me I got into VR about 2 years ago, after the first months of excitement I hardly played in VR once a week… The claustrophobic small FOV of the older generation always bothered me at that point in time. Then the savior named Pimax came along the way and gave me hopes for a new fantastic VR experience. After endless months of waiting, checking the forums, reddit and the youtube channels of our 3 musketeers the Pimax 5K+ landed on 9. January 2019. I almost got mad cause I spend hours and hours on side-by-side comparing the through the...

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Review and parallel gaming with 2 HMDs on 1 PC!

 Hello my highly interested VR-friend, I will guide you through a journey of pain  and enlightenment. Showing you the pros and cons of the Pimax headset in relation to other common headset available on the market and test out gaming with  two HMDs on one PC. Be prepared to be amazed!  My pledge was a 8k version of the Pimax, I switched down to the 5k+ due some early reviews of the early YouTube testers, talking about more sharpness due the native headset resolution.Thank you very much @mixedrealityTV, @SweViver, @VoodooDE for your help to make my decision a lot easier!  After a long wait for the package as...

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5k+ Impressions by a shortsighted and large ipd user

Introduction Test configuration :CPU: I7-6700kMB: Asus Z170 DeluxeRam: 32gbGPU: Asus Gtx 980 StrixNvidia driver 419.35Pitool 1.0.1.111 BetaBiometrics :Height: 1.70mHead size: 61cmIPD: 72mmshort-sight: left -2.75 / right -2.00 Installation and first running : After unboxing my brand new headset (the box was torn but it doesn’t really matter) I was looking for any external issues like cracking: none of them. Pitool has been installed flawlessly.I soon noticed I couldn’t use my glasses. I tried to adjust my IPD by changing the default image, but as expected it’s a bit hard to differentiate between several levels of blur. 68-69, with or without...

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