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I use an Oculus Quest 2 and very happy with it especially due to price.

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It's best to try a VR HMD before you buy.  Any make/model will do, just to give you an idea of what VR tech really looks like.  Be aware that even with the best of hardware, VR in MSFS is incredibly demanding; its image quality and performance pales in comparison to a 2D display, i.e. computer monitor.   That being said, as yet another HP Reverb G2 user, I gladly live with VR's deficiencies and required hardware's steep price of admission (check my computer specs in my sig).

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My first VR headset was an Oculus Rift S but was sorely disappointed with the resolution. The screen pixels were large and it was like putting your face up against a screen door and looking through. You could see the hollow black squares on the screen. I ended up getting a HP Reverb G2 VR headset and still am very impressed with resolution and it has no screen door effect. 

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I borrowed a Quest2 for a week and found it fiddly to put on and take off with glasses, a bit of a pain to set up and the performance and quality of textures was not grreat either.  Furthermore, at times I felt quite sick (though people say you get used to it).

As a result, I bought a larger 2k monitor and am considering going down the TrackIR route in the near future.

The Reverb G2 is apparently a lot better, though quite expensive from what I've read.

VR will improve in quality and price in time, so I will probably reconsider at some point.

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"As a result, I bought a larger 2k monitor and am considering going down the TrackIR route in the near future."

I am a BIG fan of the economical GrassMonkey IR Tracking systems. Small company, great customer service. I run a 32" curved monitor and enjoy being able to also see my surroundings and keyboard...... AND my coffee cup- lol 

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Caveat - I realize that MY PC hardware would never be up to the substantial demands of a real VR system even if I could afford one.

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5 minutes ago, chicagorandy said:

AND my coffee cup

An absolute MUST!!!

Interestingly, we went through the same issues the VR goggles have, when starting to fly with night vision goggles in the '80's. We started with the full vision restricting goggle worn by tank crews. Then created "cutaways" by removing lower half of the frame so could see inside the cockpit, eventually going to just the NVG binocular tubes attached to the front of the flight helmet. Hmmm, wonder if can create cutaways with a cheap VR set?

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4 hours ago, cianpars said:

I borrowed a Quest2 for a week and found it fiddly to put on and take off with glasses, a bit of a pain to set up and the performance and quality of textures was not grreat either.  Furthermore, at times I felt quite sick (though people say you get used to it).

As a result, I bought a larger 2k monitor and am considering going down the TrackIR route in the near future.

The Reverb G2 is apparently a lot better, though quite expensive from what I've read.

VR will improve in quality and price in time, so I will probably reconsider at some point.

I too am a glasses user and I use mine with the Reverb all the time,  I have found that I just have to be carefull when putting the headset on and taking it off.  Yes, it was a touch expensive (something the wife mentions from time to time, lol), but the experience while using them is awesome!!!!

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I purchased a set of VR prescription lenses online for my G2 headset. They just pop on over the two displays and now no glasses needed. They were about $65 + shipping.

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