An easy and cheap method to mount a HOTAS setup to your chair using pole mounting brackets and velcro.
I am using this setup to play Elite: Dangerous and other flight based games in virtual reality with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. I used a medium-backed chair for better VR cord management and head movement.
These are the parts I used:
or this alternate mount (single joint):
USB extension cable:
Industrial strength Velcro:
x52 Pro HOTAS flight sticks:
Cord management (x2):
I set this up to play Elite: Dangerous in VR, for extra immersion and convenience. You can see some VR footage starting at 15:49 using the complete setup. In this video I’m using the HTC Vive, but I have also used the Oculus Rift and I think they’re both great headsets.
Check out the HTC Vive on Amazon:
Check out the Oculus Rift on Amazon:
For added immersion I did end up getting a SubPac M2 backpack. It adds a tactile response to the rumbling of your ship, and thanks to the amazing sound design of Elite: Dangerous it gives every different action in your ship a different feeling, crazy immersive in VR!
Check out my video review of the SubPac M2 backpack using this same HOTAS mounted chair:
Check out the SubPac M2 on Amazon:
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