HP WINDOWS MIXED REALITY HEADSET & CONTROLLERS

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 HP MIXED REALITY HEADSET & CONTROLLERS

FOR WINDOWS 10

 

READ OUR SUMMARY AND SOME BUYER COMMENTS AT THE FOOT OF THE PAGE

VR TECH REVIEWS RATING 4.5 / 5

 

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With integrated motion tracking, a 2-in-1 cable that pairs HDMI 2.0 and USB 3.0, compatible with both Windows Mixed Reality and Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs

Get ready for a truly immersive experience thanks to 1440 x 1440 resolution per eye and up to a 90Hz refresh rate delivering crystal-clear visual quality.

Liberate your movement with six degrees of freedom, no tracking boundaries, and included wireless motion controllers.

The perfect combination of comfort and convenience, this headset uses a double-padded headband, easy adjustable strap, and a front-hinged display for a superb experience even after extended wear.

 

 

Stunning immersive computing is now within reach

Dive into the world of mixed reality and blur the line between real and digital. Designed to deliver cutting-edge visual quality and superb comfort, the HP Mixed Reality Headset with Controllers puts the magic of immersive computing within reach.

Seamless setup

With integrated motion tracking, a 2–in–1 cable that pairs HDMI 2.0 and USB 3.0, and compatibility with both Windows Mixed Reality and Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs, you go from out-of-the-box to total immersion without the hassle of setting up additional peripherals

Immersion without boundaries

Get ready for a truly immersive experience thanks to 1440 x 1440 resolution per eye and up to a 90 Hz refresh rate. Plus, liberate your movement with six degrees of freedom, no tracking boundaries, and included wireless motion controllers.

Incredibly comfortable

The perfect combination of comfort and convenience, this headset uses a double-padded headband, easy adjustable strap, and a front-hinged display for a superb experience even after extended wear

1440X1440 Resolution Per Eye

Get lost in ultra-sharp visuals with 1440×1440 resolution per eye that takes all your content to a remarkable place.

High Refresh Rate

React quicker and experience it clearer with a 90 Hz refresh rate when paired with a Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PC, offering high resolution details that move smoothly from frame to frame.

Six Degrees Of Freedom

Conquer the room around you with six degrees of freedom and no tracking boundaries. Move up, down, back, forth, and side to side with the app.

Minimum system requirements – Windows Mixed Reality

Operating System Windows 10
Processor

Intel Core i5 7th Gen CPU

OR

 FOR WINDOWS MIXED REALITY ULTRA

Intel Core i5 7th Gen CPU Intel Core i5 6th Gen CPU8 AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz

Graphics

Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620

OR

FOR WINDOWS MIXED REALITY ULTRA

NVIDIA GTX 965M/AMD RX 460

Ram 8GB DDR3 RAM (Dual channel memory required for integrated graphics)
Storage 10 GB storage
Connectivity 1x USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI 1.4 / Display Port 1.2

Box Contains

1 x Motion controllers
HMD cables for HP headset (HDMI, DC-OUT and USB 3.0)
HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset VR1000-100nn

WEIGHT 830 GRMS

OUR SUMMARY

Microsoft and HP have absolutely nailed it with this. Set up is so easy it’s childs play ..almost,  just plug in, walk in a circle around your “usable area” and put it on…… that’s it simple. The only downside to this system is the fixed lenses. The lenses seem to be fixed to an average pupillary distance, with it only being able to be adjusted through software (which never works that well). The setting only allows you to adjust between 58-67mm which is a pretty limited range, so its very important to Check your IPD (pupillary distance) measurement before buying. The field of vision ( fov )for the Vive and Rift are 110 degrees whereas the HP is 105 degrees, so a bit smaller but in use its not too noticeable.
The Image quality is where you want it and grip controls are spot on. Motion take a little getting used to (first 2-3 mins) but from then on your fine. Its a high quality headset with superb video quality, light weight ( only 830 grms) as well. The controllers are also very easy to use. SteamVR support takes this system to a different level and its nice to be able to bring up the windows start menu from inside VR, which itself is pretty cool and easy to navigate. I hope Microsoft continue to develop Windows MR.

VR TECH REVIEWS RATED 4.5 / 5

 

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SOME BUYER COMMENTS

I’m actually overwhelmed by how good this headset is! The image quality is a massive improvement when compared to the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Gear VR. It has a noticeably higher resolution and reduced screen door effect, text is crystal clear and watching movies in VR is now really immersive with the improved image quality. The only downside to this particular mixed reality headset is the slightly reduced field of view, around 105 degrees (depending on GPU) compared to Oculus’ 110 degrees. but I believe the quality of the image itself more than makes up for that. And with SteamVR coming to Windows Mixed Reality in the coming weeks, I really think that choosing this or one of the other MR headsets over the Oculus is the smart choice right now. Especially if you want to use virtual desktop and watch movies in VR as well gaming.  S. CLARK 5/5

Despite having to return this due to its maximum IPD being 67mm (maximum software ipd level), I believe that it is a very good headset and the sensor-less tracking system or rather lack of ‘external’ sensors makes this a very good headset. The screen is clear and detailed (from what i could tell from using one eye), the software while limited at the moment is very entertaining and useful. For example you can emulate your desktop in the virtual space and proceed to use it as you would normally use your computer, additionally you can also use the likes of Microsoft word in the virtual environment giving this headset a use beyond just simple entertainment. PHILLIP  T   4/5

I’ve just tried this device today and I would have to say the experience was amazing. Visual images are excellent and you really feel as if you are in the middle of the location that you select to enter. The sensation of depth and lack of drag as you move your head as you move around 360. The visual house is well laid out and the controllers are so easy to use as you go from one room to the next. The Space Pirate game is a real step up from my last gaming experience on the Mega Drive or Wii. Again graphics and images were very high quality. I think my son will need one of these for Christmas just as he did the racing car track when he was younger. This headset is definitely on my wish list.      JOHN M   5/5

 

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