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I am planning to by a VR to work with X pane 11. My budget form $500 to $1300. Which on do you recommend?

Viv, Pimax, Occulus….

Please let me know and thank you for your help.

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 I am not with Laminar Research; just a flight simmer from down under.

I am not a VR user but I have seen a number of Laminar Research newsletters indicating the Occulus Rift and a newer unit (just released) will or should work out of the box.  I am not aware of the other units you mention.   Later versions of X-Plane now allows you to connect direct to the PC whereas when XP11 was originally released you needed a plugin software program to use the VR unit.

Te following link may be of some help on deciding on your unit and can found at

Also have a look at the following links from Michael Brown found at  and also at  In the first link Michael mentions his earlier video.  I am of the opinion that the following link is that video found at   If there are comments below the video then read them.  I ven't but I'm sure you will get some good or bad info for you to consider.

Michael runs a business in the USA that builds PCs for all types of use.  He specialises in flight simulation units predominantly for X-Plane..  Laminar Research recommends his business as the preferred supplier in the USA.

Have a look at the following link and the comments below found at  Until responding to your question I have no knowledge of this "blogger"

Another link that may be of some benefit can be found at

In summary the unit that is of general choice is the latest model of the Occulus Rift.

Good luck with your choice.