Again in January, we wrote in regards to the reveal of a brand new charging station to your Oculus Quest controllers. Now its creators have turned to Kickstarter to get the equipment made.
ONG Improvements is seeking to increase $38,597 on the platform by April 6 to get the equipment made. The corporate says the equipment’s design stemmed from its personal want for a quick charging answer for Quest controllers primarily based on work with VR arcades.
This Quest Controller charging station is exclusive in that it comes with new faceplates to your controllers themselves. Two rechargeable batteries are fitted inside your Quest and the brand new faceplate leaves house to plug them into the small stand. As you’d most likely guessed, this additionally works to your Rift S controllers, as they’re an identical.
It appears like a fairly easy answer, although we’d until wish to strive it for ourselves to see the way it results total design and battery efficiency.
The charger is coming in three editions. A low price answer with out the dock is at present going for an Early Fowl worth of $29 for the primary 100 bidders. The whole equipment with chargers and dock is on the market for $79. Lastly, a $99 professional model comes with a mount to your Quest (though it doesn’t cost it). There’s additionally a VR Arcade tier with eight kits, going for $650.
ONG Improvements expects the low finish model of the equipment to start out delivery the gadget in June, ought to the Kickstarter work out. The professional mannequin will observe in August. Excited about including extra fine details to your Quest setup? Check out our overview of the VR Energy battery, which extends your Quest playtime and acts as a counterweight.