Power down the PU and your PS4 for 30 minutes to let them cool down and you can get back to playing. Check the troubleshooting here to find out if you need to send it to us for repair. This indicates that the PU is overheating. I'm just talking about the processor box indicator. There are no details on what the update does, and after having tried out a couple of games since installing the update, I’ve not noticed anything substantially different. 5 red flashes!

Melnick666, June 4, 2017 in Vive and Vive Pro. Tried the old headset with the new processor box.

I researched for months on the two big dogs in the VR ring.

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment, Fault 03 (Error 10010) on base station, red blinking light, Need to reach the Vive support team?

Earlier today Sony detailed the PS4 firmware 8.00 update that is rolling out today, but there’s another update lurking for PSVR owners. A solid white light means you are ready to begin play. This indicates that the PU is overheating. The PU is in rest mode and not passing any information to your TV through the HDMI.

Power up the PU with the power button on the VR headset inline remote. And for the head set not to be is a manufacturer flaw.

Sony claims its the box in this situation, and yet for the repair, they require you to send the headset as well. It also should be placed in a well ventilated area with the fan clear. Find out more about PS VR care and maintenance.

A used processor box costs around $100, which is what Sony charges to fix this.

You’ll also see an onscreen message and the fan might be louder than usual.

The online support says it is an issue with a power surge but i have everything going through a surge protector. You can also easily find repair manuals for the headset itself if you're the diy type, but finding a repair manual for the box is pretty difficult. The PU will re-enter rest mode when the PS4 internet connection becomes inactive after download/upload is complete. AKA PSVR, PS VR, PlayStationVR and formerly Project Morpheus. (firmware bricked motors)¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (the other side of the hill). The PSVR Social Screen is a secondary game display projected on your television. Find out if you need to return it to u… Red – Flashing Continuously. Red – Flashing Continuously: A flashing red light on the Processor Unit on the PS VR indicates overheating.

The newer firmware images improves tracking quality but it does so by narrowing the timing tolerances that the motors need to be spinning at and you're seeing a Fault 03 because the motors in that specific station are outside of tolerance. Here are 6 common problems & how to solve them. where do you find a used head set for 45.00. but finding a repair manual for the box is pretty difficult. Hey all, So my headset isn't working and I have five blinking lights on my processing unit. Then take the credit card info from the user with the understanding that if the defective unit is not returned within 30 days, they will be charged for a new unit.. they say its water damaged. Does anyone else have this? What Next?

HTC is telling me to pay $270.00 for the repair.

Thanks a lot, solved the issue instantly! PlayStation VR is virtual reality technology designed for use with PlayStation 4 game systems. And now I have gotten the fault 03 issue. Started out great fun to play. Works fine with the USB. Also the inline power button doesn't seem to be working or when I try to turn it on when it has a white light it just starts blinking red.

So far, and I might ruffle some feather here, I feel like the PSVR I am trying to graduate from feels more reliable. Find out more about PS VR care and maintenance. It's been flashing like that constantly since I got the PSVR. Kept reading that this meant a problem with the box itself having undergone a power surge.

I have a very hard time believing they are actually repairing these, can anyone confirm? Pure PlayStation is a part of the Pure Games Media group. My wife who was up before me had told me the PSVR was beeping like the on and off sound before I checked it out. Am I to understand this new unit is already defective hardware and the only solution is to wait for someone to issue an RMA and then wait longer to receive something that hopefully works? One of the most common PSVR problems is a blurry picture, but this can often be solved by simply adjusting the device to better fit your eye orientation and unique head measurements.

--- https://support.us.playstation.com/articles/en_US/KC_Article/PS-VR-Processor-Unit-Indicator-Lights, https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/594fk2/psa_red_flashing_light_flickering_grey_screen_fix/. After spending MUCH time with the online HTC support engineer (I'm currently at one hour in the chat), he is issuing an RMA... and I'm responsible for shipping (for a brand new unit that gets bricked with their firmware update), and it will take "at least 3wks from the time they receive the unit" to process the repair. Posted: 28 Oct 2020 4:57 pm. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. (Bronze trophies, that is – he only has one Platinum.). Someone, please convince me this thing is worth the trouble and the frustration, 'cus at this point, my RMA may be through the retailer to see what these touch controllers are all about. You will need this PlayStation Camera adaptor to play PS VR on PS5. Unfortunately yes, it does mean you need to RMA the base station.

PSVR players will be prompted today to update to the latest firmware version, 5.00. That is standard protocol on items like this. Make sure the power cable is fully inserted into the correct port on the PU. I've started having this problem too.

There is an indicator light on the front of the PlayStation VR (PS VR) processor unit (PU). You can use the remaining base station in 180 mode by switching it over to channel A during the RMA process (this works best for seated games). Once they've confirmed a base station is dead that is under warranty they should send out an advance replacement and require that the damaged unit be sent back. Also you are correct, that is exactly what is happening, when I swirl my head towards the blinking base station it blanks out. Kept reading that this meant a problem with the box itself having undergone a power surge.

You’ll also see an onscreen message and the fan might be louder than usual.

• News, AMAs with Developers • Tournaments • Reviews • Events • Giveaways • Support • Deals • Game Discussions • PSN friends • Humour, Press J to jump to the feed. Sony claims it is a broken processor box. Find out if you need to return it to us here. Have you tried a different USB port? Red - Solid: This occurs when the Processor Unit is in rest mode. So, after much waiting and saving, I received my vive unit today. We did all the trouble shooting on steam and htc's sites nothing helped. If the PU unit overheats often, we might need to fix it. So, my psvr quit working recently, and I had 5 flashes of red light on the box.

I've noticed that some people have commented that they're getting the "blinking red light" on one of their units, but the headset seems to work fine.

To help avoid this happening again, make sure the PU is not on top of your PS4. Purchased in October. RELATED: 5 Best PSVR Games Ever (& 5 Worst) Additionally, while the PS4 Pro certainly helped to alleviate some performance issues, the headset itself aged rapidly and was quickly outclassed by more advanced peripherals like the Oculus Quest and Valve Index. Thought it was normal until I stumbled upon the article below, saying it could indicate a power surge. Gonna take the headset apart in a few days and see if I can fix it.

Warhammer: Chaosbane Confirmed as PS5, Xbox Series X|S Launch Game With First Next-Gen Footage, PSN Deals: Star Wars Squadrons and 150 Other PS4 Games Discounted on PlayStation Store (UK/EU). Power down the PU and headset by pressing the inline power button for seven seconds. How can you make something that gets strapped to your body (head) and not make it water (sweat) proof. For people with flashing red light issue on PS Move controllers Hi! Wow! You need to understand that it is NOT "working anyway", and you should get it fixed or replaced before your warranty runs out or your other base station gets bricked too. Yea, same thing for me, i have it since yesterday and this error show up. All components have been tested across both psvr systems. But a working used v1 headset goes for as low as $45.