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Pimax 8K

None added yet

Pimax 5K+
Pimax 5K-BE/XR (OLED)

None added yet

Pimax 4K (LCD) & BE (OLED)
Samsung Odyssey+ (SO+/OD+)

None added yet

TroubleShooting Solutions: Possible

Pitool Error Codes PDF 03/19 - Heliosurge Gdrive

Software Solutions

Understanding IPD setup & Stereo Overlap

Basestation/lighthouse related

Oculus Related Fixes

Game Specific Fixes

Solutions (+ misc info) for Technically Skilled / Power users


*ASUS Aura software causes skipping/jumping/latency issues

Hardware/Other Solutions

Games & Related Info:

Game Compilations
Elite Dangerous (ED)

None added yet.

6DOF Alternatives - No Lighthouses


  • Youtube Video
  • Free Kinect VR Driver


  • Low Cost easy configuration manager
  • Psmove (freepie)
  • Leap Motion
  • Kinect

NoloVR 4k 5k 8k - By @park

Community & Other Info:

Community Group Channels

Discord Link (TBA)
Reddit Link (TBA)
FaceBook Link (TBA)
Steam Link (TBS)
Contact for developers

Community Contributions and KS Specific Information
Pimax 8K/5K mods


VR lens/glasses frame

Face Cushion

Other Comfort Mods

Suggestions for Pimax

[FAQ] Getting Started 5k & 8k
5k+ coming tomorrow, Steps to setup?
Wiki or website with Pittool, SteamVR settings for each game?
Pimax 5k & 8k Directory
(unresponsive): Star Trek Bridge Crew
How to solve "Disconnect" or "Not tracked" of headset, base station, controller randomly, image follow head although not use base station. (PiTool 91)
[Resolved]Headset recognized, but not controllers or lighthouses
[Replied]Pimax HMD Help section?
[Replied]Tracking issues
[RESOLVED] Not tracked EVERYTIME I restart my PC
Stuck in red blue green light
Pimax IPD Image method 0.1. Don’t use “FAR IPD”, need “NEAR IPD”
Pitool & Changelog Download
A possible method to increase clarity and remove blur?
*** Thanks and congrats Pimax team ! ***
Pitool Trouble Codes
I see slight delay in motion when I turn my head very quickly (5k+)
[Resolved] Pimax 5k stuck in firmware ugrade please help me
[Solved, bad power adapter]Received 5k+ Headset Will Not Turn On
Question about IPD readings to my fellow Pimax-owners, Support wont answer
Pimax keeps deleting my account
[ Resolved ] Received 8K today, keeps disconnecting
Vive Base Station Help (i do not understand)
[Resolved]Embarassment of a VR Headset (Pitool never works)
Vive DAS Adapter CAD
Problems with Pimax 5k
Vive Lighthouse troubles
Pimax power Led color list and explanation
Improve pimax image
Pimax Banner Topic (Downloads and Useful Links)
New pitool is up! Install new Nvidia drivers first!
5k+ first impressions (no prior VR experience)
[Updated] 8K Arrived Monday 25th Feb 2019, it's not plug and play but after tweaking it's amazing
How to exceed the maximum resolution of 4096px imposed by SteamVR
5K+ received and
Backer #5183 Germany, got my 5k+ Today. Question
Pitool 109 has a virus when trying to install?
[FAQ] Getting Started 5k & 8k
Pimax 5k+, what does it mean ss=1? Why so many pixels?
[Resolved]Place your helmet in the visible position of the base station
New Pitool (beta) is available now
[Resolved]Pavlov VR and others showing images WAY off
[Replied]Pimax 5k+ stuck in standby
I can't run creed, batman and hellblade
[kickstarter Pimax 5k+] noticing some distortions. Is it normal that my 5k is referenced as 'Model : P2'?
How to start and trouble shooting FAQ?
[Replied]Pimax 5k+ stuck in standby
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