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Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

This is the one of the main parts of the Rift, the lens.

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Took out the lens, using box cutters and petroleum.

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Got one of the goggles used in factories, and taped the lens onto it.

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Front view.

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Now it needs a plate to hold the goggles and LCD together.

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Done cutting!

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Taped around the plate, with insulator tape.
Also, made a hold on the bottom for the nose to fit.

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

These are views from bottom and front
Everything is set up, just need to wait for the LCD to arrive!

Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

It arrived!

Read more: http://imgur.com/gallery/5Doj0

16 comments for “Built a DIY Oculus Rift myself

  1. fun456
    July 12, 2014 at 8:56 am

    are you an electrical engineer or just figure this out yourself? so the board supplies the right/left eye image?

  2. Spokesman
    July 12, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Looks better quality than the Oculus’ picture.

  3. ZogiBear
    July 12, 2014 at 9:12 am

    Nice rift job!

  4. wolfsbane3083
    July 12, 2014 at 9:14 am
  5. fucktheregiment
    July 12, 2014 at 9:19 am

    totally thought thumbnail was condoms

  6. meh301
    July 12, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Now just get a cheap ass webcam and track your head movements!

  7. Hanse00
    July 12, 2014 at 9:28 am

    First version didn’t have it.

  8. MrBananaBeak
    July 12, 2014 at 9:29 am

    (source) this is a reddit image. You aren’t going to get an answer

  9. uowaep
    July 12, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Occulus Rift. The Tunnel Vision / Welding Goggles model.

  10. Lordcerii
    July 12, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Movement control is like kinect or Wii motion control: Most people probably wont use it.

  11. pramienjager
    July 12, 2014 at 11:20 am

    Stereoscopic 3D vision of things like video games. I different image for each eye.

  12. poopiefacemagee
    July 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    #ball’nonabudget

  13. KamikazeFish
    July 12, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    You fun be parties at must..

  14. BombDoge
    July 12, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    probably trackir

  15. iamireland
    July 13, 2014 at 1:32 am

    It’s not reality. That’s the point.

  16. nyeungdoj
    July 13, 2014 at 5:13 am

    Anyone else picture the guy from Trailer Park Boys?

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