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US bought GO, safe for use in the UK?

Combat_MedicCombat_Medic Posts: 3
NerveGear
I live in the United Kingdom but will be in the USA on vacation in September.  I would like to buy an Oculus GO whilst
I am there to take advantage of the much cheaper prices.  Will I be able to safely charge a US bought GO over here
in the UK?  Thank You for any advice.

Comments

  • geebee666geebee666 Posts: 198
    Art3mis
    Just chuck the charger in the garbage and use any USB charger with a 2 amp rating or similar, I use a 4.3 amp charger multi socket one in Oz. 

    (Disclaimer) I have not bought a Go from USA but the charger is the only region specific item as a USB charger puts out 5 to 5.2 volts dc where ever is from as long as it is not a item specific fast charger which the Go one is not.

    I don't know what would happen with warranty though as you are not in the country of purchase?

  • TomCgcmfcTomCgcmfc Posts: 700
    3Jane
    I bought mine from Amazon US and the charger is multi voltage, 100/240v 60/50Hz.  All I needed to add was a US/Au adapter.  It works fine for me downunder.  No international warranty though so keep that in mind.
    Alienware 17r4 Laptop with i7-7700hq 2.8/3.6, 32 gb ram, gtx1060 w/6gb ram, 256gb ssd, 1tb hdd, Oculus Rift w/2x sensors.  Now using an Alienware Graphics Amplifier (AGA) with Zotac gtx1080ti Blower and Asus vg248qe 144hz external monitor.  All works great!
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 5,229 Volunteer Moderator
    I doubt if you'll save that much mate, I'd buy in the UK then if something goes wrong at least you could take it back ;) are you a CMT?
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.
    And FlyInside Forum Admin.
    Flyinside Flight Simulator RELEASED.
  • Combat_MedicCombat_Medic Posts: 3
    NerveGear
    Techy111 said:
    I doubt if you'll save that much mate, I'd buy in the UK then if something goes wrong at least you could take it back ;) are you a CMT?
    Saving is around £50, so I think I'll go for the 32gb one until the next generation models appear.
     I was a CMT for 22 years.
  • Techy111Techy111 Posts: 5,229 Volunteer Moderator
    Respect :) paramedic with LAS
    A PC with lots of gadgets inside and a thing to see in 3D that you put on your head.
    And FlyInside Forum Admin.
    Flyinside Flight Simulator RELEASED.
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