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Replacement Cable Clip For Head Strap

haneybd87haneybd87 Posts: 58
Brain Burst
edited July 2017 in Support
So the clip that holds the cord to the back of the headstrap came off during play and I can't for the life of me find it. Is there a way to get a replacement clip?
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  • haneybd87haneybd87 Posts: 58
    Brain Burst
    So I'll post the response I got from Oculus in case it will help anyone else:

    "Hey Brad,

    Thanks so much for your patience.

    Currently the cable clip is not available.

    If you aren't able to find it, I would periodically check the accessories page to see if it gets added. I apologize for the inconvenience.

    Please let me know if there's anything else I could assist you with, I'm happy to help in anyway I can.

    Respectfully,

    Ash
    Oculus Support"


    How could they not sell replacements for such a vital yet easily lost part of the headset? They must have bins with thousands of these things in a warehouse somewhere. So I'm supposed to buy a whole new headset in order to get a clip? 

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  • elbofforelboffor Posts: 2,572 Valuable Player
    Black electrical tape it is for you then sir
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  • Fredd32Fredd32 Posts: 251
    Nexus 6
    Use a zip tie. 
  • haneybd87haneybd87 Posts: 58
    Brain Burst
    edited July 2017
    Neither is ideal since the cord could easily slip down and below the strap instead of staying at the side of it like the clip would do. I'll have to jerry rig it, but it's so irritating that they can't sell me a replacement. 
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  • elbofforelboffor Posts: 2,572 Valuable Player
    If your worried about movement then use duct tape.
    If you cant fix it with duct tape, you havent used enough duct tape
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  • haneybd87haneybd87 Posts: 58
    Brain Burst
    elboffor said:
    If your worried about movement then use duct tape.
    If you cant fix it with duct tape, you havent used enough duct tape
    I'd still like the strap to fit comfortably.  :D
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  • elbofforelboffor Posts: 2,572 Valuable Player
    You could always make the rift a permanent fixture.
    You could be a real life virtualboy (assuming you are a bloke)
    In which case my third and final recommendation would be to use gorilla glue for the hmd and staple the cable to the back of your skull
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  • haneybd87haneybd87 Posts: 58
    Brain Burst
    Seems like Oculus selling me a clip would be a whole lot easier.  :p
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  • elbofforelboffor Posts: 2,572 Valuable Player
    A whole lot less likely too unfortuntely
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  • JustJohnVRJustJohnVR Posts: 51
    Hiro Protagonist
    While not as sightly, I will say that using a zip tie has been keeping my cable much more secure than the previous clip that I lost myself.  Keeps the cable from moving even slightly (the cable material has a bit of give which allows this), which has done a good job at preventing issues if cords get stepped on.  The other end has the same treatment, since my computer case has handles.  Results may vary depending on the quality of the zip ties, however.
  • RippleSlashRippleSlash Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    I found this post after losing my clip. Ended up 3d printing one from the link below:

    https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1646669
  • arctickittenarctickitten Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    use a small ziptie you will never lose it trust me lol
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