Logitech’s Immersive Meta Quest 2 Headphones Don’t Contact Your Ears

Logitech simply opened pre-orders for the Refrain, a Meta Quest 2 add-on that toes the road between headphones and audio system. The Refrain attaches to your headset and floats above your ears, promising a extra immersive and detailed audio expertise with out blocking noises from the actual world.

If the Logitech Refrain seems to be acquainted, that’s since you’ve seen it earlier than! Each the Valve Index and HP Reverb G2 headsets use comparable “floating” audio system. Logitech merely took this speaker design and turned it into an add-on for the Meta Quest 2—an superior thought, given the recognition of the Valve Index’s audio system.

And to our shock, the Logitech Refrain seems to be prefer it belongs on a Meta Quest 2 headset. It doesn’t appear to be an add-on! The speaker slots into both sides of the Meta Quest 2 headset (even if you happen to use the Elite Strap) and swivels into place. You management speaker quantity utilizing the Meta Quest 2’s built-in controls, although it’s also possible to mute the Chrous by swiveling every speaker away out of your ears.

The Refrain connects to your Meta Quest 2 through USB-C cable. And notably, it has a second USB-C port for passthrough charging. (Sadly, this further USB-C port isn’t suitable with Oculus Hyperlink. It’s only for charging your headset whereas utilizing Logitech Refrain.)

We’re excited to see an modern new speaker arrive for the Meta Quest 2. If it’s designed accurately, the Refrain ought to present an immersive and comfy VR audio expertise. It also needs to preserve you conscious of your environment whereas utilizing the Meta Quest 2, although conventional headphones are a more sensible choice in a loud room.

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Pre-orders for the Logitech Refrain can be found at the moment on the Logitech retailer (and finally, Amazon). The speaker prices $100, which looks like an affordable worth, assuming it sounds good.

Logitech Refrain

Expertise deeper immersion with the Logitech Refrain audio system. They connect to your Meta Quest 2 headset and supply detailed, open audio.

Supply: Logitech