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Jun 14, 2015
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Personally I found this strap fairly uncomfortable. I would recommend getting a halo strap over it.
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Apr 3, 2003
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While I didn't find it uncomfortable, I did find that my strap has major cracks on both sides of it after less than a year of use -- you will find lots of people complaining about this.

I'm going to contact Oculus support, but in the meantime I've picked up a halo strap
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I find this strap much more comfortable than the one included with the Quest 2, but yeah, as below I've had mine crack completely on one side. Oculus replaced it free of charge, but it looks nearly 2 months of back and forth with support regarding the issue, including sending back the broken one.
marksman wrote: While I didn't find it uncomfortable, I did find that my strap has major cracks on both sides of it after less than a year of use -- you will find lots of people complaining about this.

I'm going to contact Oculus support, but in the meantime I've picked up a halo strap
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Jul 16, 2021
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marksman wrote: While I didn't find it uncomfortable, I did find that my strap has major cracks on both sides of it after less than a year of use -- you will find lots of people complaining about this.

I'm going to contact Oculus support, but in the meantime I've picked up a halo strap
yes quite surprising that reddit is full of those and they didnt do anything about it yet, first gens of oculus had problems mostly there were tons of people with remotes cracking instead.
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Jul 2, 2007
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Seen a lot of people had this strap break, I would look for other option. People seem to like KIWI or BOBOVR,
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Jan 2, 2019
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I don’t have the regular elite strap, I have the one with battery. Just to add a contrasting view, I love it. It’s miles better than the default strap, great for quick adjusting to demo VR to people or to tighten as you go (as sweat and time tends to make headsets slip a bit).

My elite strap is fine, no signs of cracking, and they have extended the warranty to two years for all of them in case you have an issue. I’ve heard it’s difficult to file a warranty claim, but that was just experiences posted online and not first hand experience.

For $50 this is a no-brainer IMO, unless you need the extended battery life of the elite strap + battery.
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Jul 31, 2007
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skip this and go for bobovr or another halo strap
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Aug 25, 2009
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canada
Did anyone's Amazon Quest 2 order ship yet? Mine's still stuck in order received since the 24th
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Nov 20, 2008
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shred_head wrote: Did anyone's Amazon Quest 2 order ship yet? Mine's still stuck in order received since the 24th
Mine stuck since the 22nd.
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Man, I did not know just how "bad" the stock strap is and how even their "Elite" offering pales in comparison to a halo strap. You had one job, Mark. Glad there are third party options!
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Aug 25, 2009
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golam wrote: Mine stuck since the 22nd.
Hear any updates or anything? On their site of you try buying it again it says in stock Dec 20. Previously was saying Dec 6.
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Mar 1, 2002
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I agree there's lots of better options now halo and regular with more padding. Had the elite strap at the start, felt flimsy compared to a newer halo one. Accompanying egg shaped case was very awkward to handle.
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Ive had this since last may, lots of use as I share with my son. Easily adjustable and we are havent had any defects.
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shred_head wrote: Did anyone's Amazon Quest 2 order ship yet? Mine's still stuck in order received since the 24th
Mine too
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bob12344 wrote: yes quite surprising that reddit is full of those and they didnt do anything about it yet, first gens of oculus had problems mostly there were tons of people with remotes cracking instead.
Why would anyone go to reddit (or twitter) to decide if there is a problem? Reddit is a platform where people go to complain about everything, and the quest has sold millions of units. Why not check the reviews on websites that sell them? A product with a high defect rate will have a low score. I feel like many people here post right after watching some clickbait youtube videos at times...

Anyway, every product has a defect rate of on average 5%, this particular one seems to break in almost the same way for most people that have issues.
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Kevcorm wrote: Why would anyone go to reddit to decide if there is a problem? Reddit is a platform where people go to complain about everything, and the quest has sold millions of units. Why not check the reviews on websites that sell them? A product with a high defect rate will have a low score. I feel like many people here post right after watching some clickbait youtube videos at times...

Anyway, every product has a defect rate of on average 5%, this particular one seems to break in almost the same way for most people that have issues.
Sure, here's a link to the Amazon listing reviews, filtered to Elite 2 Strap only (ignoring the carry case, fit pack, and all the other related items).

You can further filter by Verified Purchases if you want.

Doesn't seem very positive.
Newbie
Aug 18, 2004
87 posts
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This strap does make the headset feel less heavy. I haven't used many others but it's much better than the stock elastic band.

I encountered the problem with the cracking on the sides but I contacted customer support and they replaced it with a new one. I had to send in the broken strap.
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Nov 20, 2008
76 posts
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shred_head wrote: Hear any updates or anything? On their site of you try buying it again it says in stock Dec 20. Previously was saying Dec 6.
No update yet.

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