HTC Vive: How many base stations do you need?

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The base stations for your HTC Vive headset make your VR experience a more realistic and engaging one. But how many of those do you actually need?

Usually, two base stations are enough. They can already provide a smooth-sailing adventure for you in those VR worlds.

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However, some people embody the saying 'the more the merrier.'

And here's what you need to know on how many base stations do you need for your HTC Vive:

Two is enough, but you can do up to four

There you have it. Two base stations are already good but why not make it three or four?

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According to the official support page for HTC Vive, you can set up to four base stations on a single room sized at around 10 m x 10 m (32 ft 10 in x 32 ft 10 in).

This will surely dazzle up your VR experience and bring it closer to a feeling of reality.

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HTC Vive base stations versions 1.0 and 2.0

But hey, heads up first!

There are two versions of the HTC Vive base stations available - versions 1.0 and 2.0.

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If you're trying to add new base stations to your set-up, make sure you match them to your original ones: version 1.0 base stations will NOT work with version 2.0 base stations, and vice versa.

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