Any pimax 8k/5k+ owner that uses driver4vr?

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#1

Hello guys, I am having issues with having steamvr working with driver4vr.

Not sure if the problem is related to pimax/pitool/driver4vr/steamvr or if it is related just to driver4vr/steamvr .

Does anyone have encountered this issue with any other headset or with the pimax or else?


#2

I haven’t tried it as of yet. What are you using with driver4vr? Psmove, kinect, leap?

@jonnypanic & @LukeB i know has used it with the p4k.


#3

I would like to use it for replacing the vive controllers ’ s buttons with a console controller
. Then I would use cronusmax to replace the console controller with mouse and keyboard and hence with the captogloves

Or

I would like to use it for replacing the vive controllers ’ s buttons with a mouse and keyboard

I would like to keep of the vive controllers , the positional tracking. I would like to Just replace the buttons on the vive tracker .

Not sure if that is even possible but if I do not test it, I would be able to see if that idea would work or not


#4

Is there any way to close completely everything related to the pimax headset. I have a feeling that there is some drivers of the pimax that are in my PC at boot and those drivers are related also to steamvr . If those drivers related to steamvr throught pimax are loaded in the background while I install driver4vr, the driver4vr does not install properly in steamvr.


#5

Pimax only has the piservers to my awareness. You might meed to poke Cronusmax to see if you can remap vive wands to a controller.


#6

Are we sure that in any of pimax 's driver there is nothing related to a file called vrserver?

it seems that that file is a problem for starting driver4vr

I checked with cronusmax but it seems it is programmed for mapping only certain controllers :frowning:

https://cronusmax.com/manual/finding_the_vid_pid_of_your_controller.htm#

https://cronusmax.com/manual/direct_input_and_game_controller_settings.htm?ms=IQAAAAAAABAE&st=MA%3D%3D&sct=MA%3D%3D&mw=MzIw#

Possible that steamvr does not offer any console’s controller support in vr ?

What I would use is this plugin:

https://cronusmax.com/manual/x_aim.htm?ms=IQAAAAAAACAI&st=MA%3D%3D&sct=MTI0&mw=MzIw#


#7

I’m having a similar problem with just using an X360 controller, when I try to access Steam with the menu button, Steam VR crashes with the same error @MarcoBalletta posted, so this goes beyond external drivers(X360 icon shows in VR devices)


#8

Pimax has it’s own pvrserver.dll (it’s version of vrserver)

SteamVR once Valve fixes it should offer alternative mapping. But atm Select/start csn bring up tge dashboard on a long hold press.


#9

I use a wired XB1 controller the button beside the X box home button to the left (select on playstation) works to load the Dashboard. No crash on mine.


#10

I posted this on reddit and a couple other people that had the same issue. Someone had brought up fpsVR possibly causing the issue, but disabling it didn’t fix the crash. I had set up a custom binding using Steam Input settings(official), so that is the only other possible reason for the crash.(?)
I remember seeing someone having problems using Knuckles controllers, so I thought this may be a Pitool driver issue(with MarcoBalletta’s issue adding to confirming this).


#11

It could be Steamvr are you using thr Beta? I am stuck atm on steamvr 1.14 & have no issues with this type of crash & always run fpsvr.

If your in the beta try opting out & reinstall steamvr.


#12

Should I try to disinstall pitool and reinstall driver4vr without any pimax installed to see if it works and then reinstall pitool

I have this version of pitool. Should I change it anyway or stick with it ?


#13

@Heliosurge - Not sure if you were asking me or MarcoBalletta, I’m on the latest stable. I don’t want to hijack this thread, but I thought it may be related.


#14

I asking to you and @Heliosurge .

So can you run driver4vr on pimax 8k/5k+ with no issue?

Which is the latest stable pitool to download please?


#15

I tested driver4vr a while ago(I was using OSVR/PSMoves/Kinect), I should have access to the current demo as I had to sign up to the forum to download the demo. I didn’t like the pay model(annual fee), I know this has been changed, and I’m interested in what you are doing here as I’ve looked into something similar(keyboard input to vr).


#16

Worth a try. But like I said seems to be a steam input problem. Not the first time valve has messed with input device handling. Hotas was broken at one point.

As for pitool. I have been running 103r191. If your running 95 might be best to stick with it during your testing.


#17

Would you please be able to try also on your pc of you are not able to install/run driver4vr?

I your like to come up with a solution for playing vr games with gloves , using the vive trackers for tracking the hands and the gloves in place of the vive buttons . I know someone that with driver4vr and kinetic can do finger tracking too, but the problem is that when turning against the cameras of the kinetic, the tracking disappear


#18

A year+ ago it was a 1 time fee for Driver4vr & just needed to phone home so to speak once a month. Did this change? Was $15.


#19

May I have please the downloading links for both versions of the pitool?

For other people seems working driver4vr. I can’t run it. It might be just my problem :frowning:


#20

I downloaded the latest demo, however since I have used the demo before I’m getting “You’re trial period has expired”, so I can’t test with Pimax.