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Successfully Extended my HMD cable (10 feet)

maxpare79maxpare79 Posts: 1,785
Project 2501
Just wanted to let you guys know that I successfully Extended the Rift cable without the need for a HDMI repeater. 

I used a 10 feet USB 3.0 extension from Cable Matters
And a 10 feet HDMI  extension from Ultra Clarity

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00GBBSM7A/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1484672976&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=Ultra+clarity+10+feet+hdmi&dpPl=1&dpID=41zbbtfyjfL&ref=plSrch

No issues at all. Running a GTX 1080 Asus Strix OC
I am a spacesim/flightsim/racesim enthusiast first :-) I7 [email protected], 16gb RAM/ Asus 1080 Strix Former DK2 Owner/Gear VR owner/CV1

Comments

  • WarblokeWarbloke Posts: 931
    3Jane
    how big are your feet though ?
    "You can't believe everything you read on the Internet " :- Abraham Lincoln 
  • reefy86reefy86 Posts: 238
    Nexus 6
    how did you get the usb to work over 5 meters? i have a 5 meter but it wont work has from what i heard usbs lose power over 5 meters
  • Lemming1970Lemming1970 Posts: 681
    Neo
    reefy86 said:
    how did you get the usb to work over 5 meters? i have a 5 meter but it wont work has from what i heard usbs lose power over 5 meters

    Buy active extension cables.
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  • maxpare79maxpare79 Posts: 1,785
    Project 2501
    edited January 2017
    I didn't use any active cables... It just works... Don't know what to tell you.  I just tried it for the fun of it because I had extra usb extension laying around (bought a few for my sensors) played with it for 2 days now and didn't experienced any tracking/screen issues. 

    Here is my usb extension 
    https://www.amazon.ca/Cable-Matters-SuperSpeed-Female-Extension/dp/B00C7SA21U/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1484677855&sr=1-1&keywords=Cable+matters+10+feet+extension
    I am a spacesim/flightsim/racesim enthusiast first :-) I7 [email protected], 16gb RAM/ Asus 1080 Strix Former DK2 Owner/Gear VR owner/CV1
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