Fix Oculus Link Discharging on Quest 2
I am using Oculus Link on my PC directly plugged into my GPU (RTX 2070) this used to work fine on Oculus Quest 1, the battery drain on Quest 2 with link is a real problem, it discharges slowly but I have to plug into my battery bank to charge and play instead of using link for awhile.
Mike Huffstetler commented
Same, whether plugged into charger, or into PC, still discharging like it's not even plugged in. Used to not be like that used to be able to leave it urged in and okay via virtual desktop, or through oculus app for HOURS and only drained to maybe like 80%
Damian Abas commented
Please fix this! i have the same issue!
Josh McConnell commented
Just bought the Quest 2 and noticed the same problem. How is this still a problem after more than a year?
Caleb B commented
This is ridiculous. Should never be a thing in the first place
Mrmemeking o_o commented
Alex McCleskey commented
Please please fix this for the PC users!
stupid moth commented
absolutely this is super annoying as i only use the quest 2 for pcvr with link and this never happened with my quest 1
Vladimir Druts commented
Very annoying issue for me... 1 - 1.5h discharge. 1/2 the time you're tinkering trying to improve performance then it's discharged.
Bastian Elgueta commented
I have the Oculus link oficial cable, i bought a Y cable, conected to the oficial charger, so i can send enough power to the quest 2 while playing and only data from the pc.
I know this is suposed to work and make the quest 2 work like the Rift S. But the Quest 2 is discharging and i can play like a maximum of 3 hours and then the battery is dead.
I need help, i don't know what else i should do so i can play and charge, or at least avoid discharging.
Patrick de Groot commented
Cant even complete a 3 hours race in vr :(
David Kalbermatten commented
The issue is broader than just discharging while playing. The Quest 2 only pulls around 1.1 A at 5V when connected to a Type C Port on a PC. This issue becomes apparent when playing Link since it will draw more power than the 5.5 Watts it's getting from the port.
I tested this with an Android Smartphone and a power bank. Both drew more power than the Quest 2 which indicates a limit in the charging software of the Headset.
And according to Reddit, this started after the V26 update. Cannot confirm nor deny this since I got my Quest 2 with V28 installed.
Bernhard Berger commented
Yep, especially with the 100EUR they charge for the link Cable this is a joke. Not only do we get a bad quality compressed image stream, but the Quest 2 also discharges..
I found it odd that this was an issue after purchasing my Quest 2 for cross play (pcvr/standalone). The expectation was that it would perform as a rift with a cable and standalone without.
Marko Wivolin commented
This needs more votes. It is unacceptable that the Quest 2 is discharging when connected with the official Link cable to an 3.1 gen 2 usb C port that meets the criterias. I'm going from 100% to 30% in less than 2 hours with the Link cable connected.