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Oculus Rift DK1

Oculus Rift DK1

Per-eye resolution
Horizontal FoV
PC Powered
Oculus Rift DK1
Manufacturer Oculus
Device Type PC powered
Platform Oculus Home
Announced 2012-08-01
Release Date 2013-03-29
Retail Price $300 headset only
Display Type Single LCD
Subpixel Layout RGB stripe
Resolution (per eye) 640x800
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Field of View 90° horizontal, 90° vertical, 127° diagonal
Passthrough No
IPD Range 63.5 fixed
(excluding headstrap)
Weight 380 g without headstrap
Material Plastic, foam facial interface
Headstrap Flexible fabric strap
Colors Black
Tracking Type 3 DoF Non-positional
Base Stations No
Eye Tracking No
Face Tracking No
Hand Tracking No
Body Tracking No
Speakers No
Microphone No
3.5mm Audio Jack No
Ports No
Video Connection HDMI, DVI, USB
WiFi No
Bluetooth No
Other No


The Oculus Rift DK1 is a virtual reality headset manufactured by Oculus. It was released in March 2013, following an announcement in August 2012. It is the company's first VR headset release.

- This headset is discontinued.

- This headset requires a connection to a PC in order to be used.

- This headset has a low per-eye resolution. 640x800

- This headset has a low refresh rate. 60 Hz

- This headset has non-positional 3DoF tracking.

- This headset is sold without controllers.

The Oculus Rift DK1 (development kit 1) is the first headset produced by Oculus, given to backers of their associated Kickstarter campaign. It is considered to be the first modern consumer VR headset.