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Creation Station - 3D Printing & VR: VR

Book a session

The Jennings Library has two Meta Quest 2 VR headsets available for use.

Book your session here to reserve a time slot. 

  • The VR headsets can be reserved for a maximum of 2 hours.
  • VR sessions are held in the 3D Print Room (Creation Station).
  • The VR headsets and equipment DO NOT leave the 3D Print Room and cannot be taken out of the Library.

 

Meta Quest 2

The Meta Quest 2 also known as Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset is made by Meta / Facebook.  It is a self contained VR headset with 2 hand controllers.

 

Meta Quest 2 Tutorial

Get to know your controllers in this short experience.

While wearing the VR headset...

  • Go to the app library
  • click on 'first steps'

How to use Oculus Quest 2 - instructions

Charging the headset:

To start charging, plug the charging cord into your Meta Quest headset and a power source. The charging indicator turns green once it's fully charged.

Download the Oculus mobile app and create your account:

A Facebook / Meta account is required to use your device, apps and the app store.

Adjusting your headset fit and view:

  • Gently adjust the lenses by shifting them left, then right until they click into the position that allows you to see what's on the screen most clearly.
  • Next, adjust the side straps. To do this, move the two sliders on either side of the top strap.
  • To loosen the side straps, move the sliders toward the top strap. To tighten the side straps, move the sliders away from the top strap.
  • After you move the sliders, re-center the top strap between the sliders so that the two sides are equal, and the top strap is centered on your head when you put the headset on.
  • Keep in mind, you'll need to remove the headset from your head to re-adjust the side straps with the sliders.
  • If you're wearing glasses, make sure to insert the glasses spacer. When you're ready to put the headset on, put it on from front to back.
  • Place the headset on your head, then remove it and make any additional adjustments to the side straps as needed.
  • Once you've got the side straps set, put your headset back on and adjust the top strap. You can adjust the top strap by pulling apart the velcro and re-attaching it so that your Meta Quest 2 rests lightly on your face and the picture is clear.
  • You can fine tune your headset fit and clarity by gently moving the firm arms on either side of your Meta Quest 2 up and down to adjust the angle of the headset against your face.

Once your headset is adjusted, follow the instructions in-VR and in the Oculus mobile app to complete the setup process.

  • Touch Controllers
  • Thumbsticks navigate your virtual environment
  • Trigger (on the front of the controller), https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/1NSsWwGV5MG6VtAfBLs9ywalG17p9KQa2io3Oa4jpz5KU8h4uC8Ki9xht9Rq-EXC476kwPhqdQgejUW4DpdJ6JpSka1O7ZvgjP4JfagaYiuOJw0IEHGVn9Fs-d7jRR4AMNnORixTjgHzwn6hJOE7BXIand https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/4GHyAGgsukjjXe0uP8QvK83wN3K-ZcWOsaZ2IT8mCkAhB0f_DaNhz9_yWQisddoALSKxY6NNqRIWDG_WE6R5JcL3kpIFVbr5U0YkfafLCWfLJ-kvUS7qC543CVAvCaE_Dz4TAkvwUftKUjq-C-stOiUbuttons select objects in your environment.
  • https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/GdemE9xT55s1WgLXquWFOKvJct96DFAzeEv-6BJy2waVbqXwHISRAnDOq3VukJ79Cl1lBZQ1D7oPLWrFhPvxNL86vw4f-70c-pF1rrRuUth5rvXbmiKqIonx-dlcielFYE7hETl05mNdPdVAYYM1dU0and https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/iv4ooSiq2QtqHIiRcDyt_jS01ercuzXMg1zx59LBn5HmGJh6FbVmRH-MkiTO5N1xhK32DMHrPihxR_7LgzB2Kc_G27XHOd2QOKqVPwpIHaLLXqoz67K7yDhGXk0SJtCPlC06ToElOYK8iIX-iJ0RzkQbuttons return you to the previous screen or menu.
  • Oculus https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9ZWfQiQAnZVdbvsm5qwFs57yka9RQUDs2mKNWmxQ5Qw3BNsRDi8jFFxeyukZYiXiBJeFFKZ0eDNzypqP16wEAOzykuKcgo1tbWkqHY8xSzKmSmYD7UQWVdHh3336RMQTotbBQBYp-FfY9CloJvDFU-Qbutton brings up the universal menu. You can also press and hold https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Qt3k3K_qMQU4aF5z6pWqbv2XGqdF8YpUdYsF51vtr_WX40CwjvhikjYNrZqyFVqTZ7h_onkrsxLW-mPvrnu_VQnO4Iq_glSoH-PV4ppGMdwqplr3LZkEnx8tHu67zrhLxlU7bDa6IJSdFtpmOu81kAto recenter your headset view
  • Grip button (on the side of the controller) grabs objects or makes a fist when using your virtual hands.
  • https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/dNtn7Ev7yN0Hd6Ak7qFnVKwrO_HCB4XYyli2E5CIi3FAanGUSopt1yE_U5FC9m6gddaoMerdE1mEM8k86ZQookGEFVbCiiB1FDrpy6CUFEZOGVRpfCdjHrVcQEz91chmRxPRVawFuR_kadFkWw5XbC8button brings up the menu inside apps and experiences.

You can press any button to wake the controllers after you turn on your headset

 

Oculus Quest 2 Safety Video

How to use Oculus Quest 2