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Faint Hiss before Toxic smell

This afternoon I played a bit of Beatsaber before doing normal PC gaming. I left my rift s connected and used my headphones through the Rift S for normal gameplay. After a while I got a faint hissing sound like something was losing pressure before a pungent toxic smell filled the air in the room i was playing in. Wondering if this could be casused by the Rift S and it is a sign i need to do someting about it. The Rift S is under a year old.


  • kojackkojack Posts: 6,969 Volunteer Moderator
    There's nothing pressurised inside of a Rift-S. There's no Lithium Ion battery like the Go, Quest or Quest 2.

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  • TomCgcmfcTomCgcmfc Posts: 2,872 Valuable Player
    Obviously pretty hard to say given the limited info provided.  Could be a failed PC power supply, who knows?  Could also have been the result of the can of beans he had for lunch, lol!

    Anyway, always nice to see a one post poster, who only just joined this forum, pass on this valuable info.

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  • debevickdebevick Posts: 2
    What you describe sounds like a blown electrolytic capacitor. never did a teardown on my S so I don't know if there are any in there 
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