Razer OSVR HDK 2

True to its ambition of developing an open source VR that has the ability to propel growth and improve innovations in the industry, OSVR has again come up with Razer OSVR HDK 2. If you are looking for a virtual reality experience that is not only affordable but also technologically improved than available versions then this is what you require. The HDK 2 was created by ambitious designers aiming at creating a powerful VR set and beating the normal restrictions associated in the field. No wonder the product has already been categorized as a requirement for those who want to feel the enthusiast of the developers.

Display Features

For Razer OSVR HDK 2 the interest of the user to be fully engaged and immersed in the world of virtual reality was invested highly in its generation. This resulted in the creation of high resolution of 2160 x 1200 for every eye. The image quality is not only enhanced but also improved by an 1100 field view giving you a wide angle of view. The image quality is also enhanced by the incorporation of IQE that ensures any screen door effect that could have been experienced is minimized. The feeling is further enhanced with its refreshing speed of 90 Hz.

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Optical Features

Razer OSVR HDK 2 has very high performance optical features for the next generation of virtual reality space. It comes with two lenses which ensure the images you have are not quality but also ultra sharp. This also ensures the device has a very high image performance. The eye box is also made bigger so that you can feel the excited when starting up. With a geometric distortion that is low coupled with images whose color has been corrected, you are guaranteed of fast rendering. You do not need glasses while using it because it comes with eye focus capability. The eye adjusters have a support focal of between -20 and +4.50. This makes it possible for many users to use it depending on their focal comfort.


Face plate

Razer OSVR HDK 2 is well equipped with an infrared faceplate. For its complete and optimum performance, the IR faceplate is position to face an infrared camera to ensure the users head position is always monitored and resonated with the device when playing games. Its capability is enhanced by its positional tracking able to cover a360 degree turn while operating at a speed of 100Hz. All this comes in one package so you don’t need to worry about buying it externally.


Mechanical Module

The face mask for Razer OSVR HDK 2 is made not only to foster its performance but also to ensure you are comfortable when using it. It is made of a bamboo charcoal that is fine made with microfiber layer of foam. If your cheekbones made you feel uncomfortable then you need to try this gadget because an extra layer of foam padding has been added for you. For extra comfort on your nose bridge, there are rubber inserts that you can use.

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Belt Box Module

For amazing sounding experience, Razer OSVR HDK 2 has an integrated audio codec that creating an amazing surrounding system. In addition to this, this mode has an additional connectivity based on a USB 3.0. This gives you the chance to connect to other devices. The headset has also been designed in such a way that is easy for you to manage cables and ergonomics. The boosting of signals has also been improved in the belt box module of the device.


Main Board

The main board designed by OSVR is built with a high sensitivity with its integrated accelerometer. This makes your usage highly sensitive ensuring every maneuver that you make using it produces memorable feeling of exciting experience. Apart from the accelerometer, Razer OSVR HDK 2 has a gyroscope together with a compass for you have optimal results from every move you make. You can add other external accessories to this device by using its USB 3.0 port purposely made for this function. For internal expansion, you may need a connection when using it; therefore, a 2 x USB 3.0 port is also added to it. Finally, for various functionalities, the device has been made to operate by its reprogrammable ability.


Cost is one big factor that always gives consumers ability to own and use virtual reality systems. Razer OSVR HDK 2 is made to out shine the rest in the market by it being cheap. The relative affordability comes with quality and improvements as well. With OSVR opening up their world to other developers in the gaming and app industry to add them up by investing in them, there are numerous possibilities for a consumer. This means more games will be available and more income generated on the razor platform.