Drawbacks of Bobo VR M3 Halo Strap for Meta Quest 3

TLDR; The video discusses the drawbacks of the Bobo VR M3 Halo strap for Meta Quest 3, including comfort issues, installation damage, battery performance, and the lack of alternatives.

โš ๏ธ Stock Headstrap Issues

The stock headstrap for Meta Quest 3 is uncomfortable and finicky to put on.

The official Solutions, elite strap, and battery strap are expensive upgrades.

The demand for third party Alternatives like the Bobo VR M3 is high due to the stock headstrap's drawbacks.

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery Strap Unboxing

The Bobo VR M3 comes with a back support, 5200 mAh battery, and a charging cable.

Additional batteries can be purchased for around $40, but the Quest 2 batteries are not fully compatible.

The installation process can lead to damage to the Quest 3.

๐Ÿ‘ƒ Proper Wear and Comfort

Wearing the Bobo VR M3 properly is crucial for comfort, with the back of the strap at the lowest part of the head and the front resting at the top of the forehead.

The battery acts as a counterweight, making it more comfortable but also bulky and unstable for certain VR play styles.

๐Ÿ”Œ Battery Performance Tests

The hot swappable batteries allow for extended playtime, but they don't keep up with the Quest 3's power draw.

Battery performance tests indicated minimal improvements for heavy games, and the batteries produce a hissing sound.

โŒ Battery Hissing Sound

The hissing sound from the batteries raises concerns about their quality and safety.

The strap's battery functionality is deemed useless due to its lack of compatibility and performance.

๐Ÿšซ Wearing it Quest Pro Style

Wearing the strap without the facial cover provides improved airflow and comfort for certain activities.

However, the strap's design without the facial cover leads to wobbliness and instability, making it unsuitable for fast-paced activities.

๐Ÿ’ญ Closing Thoughts

The Bobo VR M3 is criticized for its bulky, flimsy design, and lack of compatibility with the Quest 3.

While it may be comfortable when worn correctly, it's only recommended for those who are dedicated to Halo straps and have no other alternatives.

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