Anker Launches Quest 2 Charging Dock to Solve One of the Headset’s Biggest Problems – Road to VR

While you’re not enjoying with Oculus Quest 2, chances are high it’s plopped on a desk and linked to a charging cable. Now, China-based electronics producer Anker simply launched a brand new charging dock that goals to take the fuss out of topping up the batteries in your Oculus Quest 2 headset and Contact controllers.

The charging dock launched at the moment on at Anker.com, Oculus.com, and Amazon.com for $87. On the time of this writing, it seems the primary cargo of docks has already gone out of inventory. Pre-orders on Anker and Oculus might be discovered with January 22nd transport.

Anker Launches Quest 2 Charging Dock to Remedy One of many Headset's Largest Issues – Street to VR 6Picture courtesy Anker Improvements

The dock contains two 1800mAH alkaline rechargeable batteries to be used in each Contact controllers. After inserting the rechargeable batteries and swapping out the battery covers, merely pop the Contact controllers into the left and proper sides of the dock to begin charging.

Not solely offering a spot for Quest 2 to relaxation when not in use, the dock additionally integrates magnetic USB-C connector snaps, so the headset itself can cost as quickly because it’s nestled in. The entire course of is alleged to take 2.5 hours for each controllers and headset.

Dock Specs:

USB-C Enter: 5.0V/9.0V DC Magnetic USB-C Output: 5.0V/three.0A, 9.0V/2.0A Controller Charging Ports: 1.8V/zero.9A × 2 Rechargeable Batteries for Contact controllers: 1.2V/1800mAh × 2

In case you’re searching for a fast answer within the meantime (and perhaps some cheapish stocking stuffers), positively seize some rechargeable AA batteries and battery charger: you’ll all the time use them whether or not you’ve gotten the dock or not.

As for headset charging, you too can purchase a set of USB-C magnetic cables on Amazon for as little as $13, which is able to equally work with your entire USB-C cellular gadgets. Though these options are much less handy than an all-in-one dock, it ought to take away a few of the friction of charging your equipment and leaping into VR for hours of enjoyable.

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