HTC VIVE controllers not working

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asked Feb 14 by protospace (15 points)
Hello,
I've just installed X plane and i can enable VR mode,  the VIVE controllers are being tracked but the INPUT is not recognised. I mean, i can't grab or selected anything.  

Some advice would be appreciated,
Thank you!

1 Answer

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answered Feb 16 by jroberts (17,637 points)
Try going to the Settings > Joystick screen and calibrating the controllers.
commented Feb 18 by joN (10 points)

Same problem for me       . Xplane 11 and steam VR both in BETA.   i tried this option but i dont succed to calibrate correctly the vive controlers.... angry

 

commented Feb 19 by jroberts (17,637 points)
Did you start X-Plane and go directly to calibrate the controllers? There is a known bug that if you start a flight first, then try to calibrate, the UI will stop responding.
commented Feb 19 by joN (10 points)

i start X plane and i choose a plane first (NOT IN VR)  then i go to the "VR HARDWARE" menu and i click on "enable VR harware", the game finish to load and i begin to play in VR mode..   As "protospace" said,  the VIVE controllers are being tracked but the INPUT is not recognised. in order  that we can't grab or selected anything on the pannel by using the Vive controlers.

At this point you can restart the game and click on "enable VR Mouse" before " enable Vr hardware" , it s allow you to click on the pannel front of you  and you can go to "joystick menu" but i dont understand how to reinitialize the vive controlers with this menu..    crying

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