Varjo Aero

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Varjo Aero. Reach new heights in virtual reality.

Varjo Aero offers a generational leap in visual fidelity for professionals and leading-edge VR users alike.

With a future-proofed optical design and stunning dual mini-LED displays, Aero is the lightest & brightest professional-grade headset ever made.

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  • Varjo Aero headset
  • VR adapter
  • Power supply unit with 6 x power plugs (EURO, UK, US, AUS, KOR, CHN)
  • In-ear headphones with a microphone
  • User guide
  • Cleaning cloth
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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 19 reviews
    Andre Louw
    Varjo Aero HMD

    The Varjo Aero is without a doubt the best clarity I've experienced in VR. It is not completely 4k monitor quality but very close to it and more than good enough to even work in VR for prolonged periods without me experiencing motion sickness or eye fatigue.

    My only gripes are:
    1. being "cable linked" to my PC and thus restricted wrt freedom of movement
    2. Outside in tracking further restricting mobility and flexible use ie fixed location
    3. Additional cost of having to buy Valve Index controllers and base stations

    This makes the Varjo Aero the King of Simulation based VR experiences - for any Flight Simulator or Racing Simulator games where high fidelity is the name of the game...

    Tobey Mccullough
    It is best VR headset

    I have been thinking about buying this headset for literally 3 months. Everything else is just not what I wanted.

    Jaydan Stephenson
    Insane display detail

    If I had unlimited funds, this is the PCVR headset I would buy today. I find it difficult to go back to my other headsets, whether its Valve Index, the Reverb G2, or the Quest 2, having played games like Half-Life Alyx, Lead Dangerous Pavlov in the Varjo Aero.

    Taylah Graves
    clearest and sharpest VR image

    unmatched visual clarity in VR. In terms of raw specs, the headset delivers a powerhouse experience

    Jolyon Mccormick
    Best VR set on the market now

    I've tried many VR headsets for use with flight simulators, This VR headset is by far the best headset that I've tried

    Designed for professional VR. Now available for all.

    Varjo Aero

    Dual mini-LED displays with 35 ppd peak fidelity, 150 nits of brightness, and a 115° field of view for stunning edge-to-edge clarity.

    Crystal-clear, variable resolution, aspheric lenses offering a massive step-up in visual fidelity over consumer-grade Fresnel optics.

    Automatic IPD adjustment and ultra-fast, built-in eye-tracking at 200 Hz for a tailored, optimal experience to every user, every time.

    Premium lightweight comfort with a 3-point precision fit headband, active cooling, and optimized ergonomics for long-duration usage.

    Get the ultimate experience of SteamVR content including Microsoft Flight Simulator, and excel with professional 3D software such as Gravity Sketch and KeyVR.

    No annual software subscription but full access to Varjo Base software updates, including a high-definition virtual desktop with Varjo Workspace.

    Industry-leading visual fidelity for aviators, creators, and VR forerunners.

    Elevate your virtual world with true-to-life colors, brightness, and contrast levels. Varjo Aero features dual mini-LED displays that are individually color-calibrated with an incredible 150 nits of brightness and a 99% SRGB / 95% DCI-P3 color space.

    Varjo Aero makes professional-grade fidelity in VR more accessible than ever before. With a resolution of 35 pixels per degree, Varjo Aero offers stunning realism for virtual simulations and completely eliminates the screen-door effect and god rays.

    With variable resolution aspheric lenses, the difference is crystal clear.

    The Varjo Aero features a cutting-edge optical design that propels users to a new level of visual fidelity, pushing the pixels tighter together directly in front of you. The variable resolution lenses create an ultra-sharp peak resolution of 35 PPD, right at the center of focus where it matters most – mimicking the way the human eye works. Alternative commercially available headsets max out closer to 20 PPD.

    Compared to the murky experience of consumer-grade Fresnel lenses, the lenses in the Aero are aspheric, offering an incredible true-to-life visual experience that makes god rays and the screen-door effect a thing of the past.

    Automatically tailored to you.

    Varjo Aero comes with the world’s most advanced built-in eye tracking at 200Hz. It features an automatic, mechanical interpupillary distance adjustment that always delivers the best possible visual quality for each user.

    With our one-dot calibration, it takes seconds to have the headset find the perfect optical fit tuned to your eyes. The eye tracking also allows for advanced dynamic foveated rendering to take place to further enhance application performance.

    Welcome to business class comfort.

    Varjo Aero’s advanced ergonomics and reduced weight make it the most comfortable VR headset ever made. The device is designed to feel weightless, allowing you to escape gravity and be completely immersed in your VR experience.

    A perfected combination of our industry-leading three-point precision head strap, a carefully calibrated counterweight, and active cooling, make multi-hour VR sessions for flying, driving, or designing a pleasure to complete.

    Hear what industry leaders and pioneers are saying.

    Delivering the precision that pilots need.

    VRM Switzerland is one of the pioneering companies who have tested and used Varjo Aero in early access. They have been able to take advantage of the ultra high fidelity, true-to-life visual experience provided by the new headset. VRM’s state-of-the-art helicopter motion simulation platform features Varjo Aero as a key component.

    The result? A flight simulation experience that is so immersive and realistic that it has in fact already been certified by the EASA, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, for professional pilots to log virtual reality flight hours.

    Hear what Fabi Riesen, CEO of VRM Switzerland, has to say about the simulation solution that delivers the high-quality visuals that pilots need.

    Watch the interview

    Future-proofed for a photorealistic metaverse.

    Varjo Aero is future-proofed for features of the upcoming Varjo Reality Cloud platform. Professional customers can already gain early access to the brand-new collaborative software, Varjo Teleport VR. Additional functionality, such as content streaming from the cloud, will be supported in steps when Varjo Reality Cloud becomes generally available.

    Varjo Aero, and Varjo Teleport VR, mark the first steps on Varjo’s journey to making a photorealistic metaverse accessible for all.

    Explore Varjo Teleport VR

    Technical Specifications of Varjo Aero

    What’s in the box:

    • Varjo Aero headset
    • VR adapter
    • Power supply unit with 6 x power plugs (EURO, UK, US, AUS, KOR, CHN)
    • In-ear headphones with microphone
    • User guide
    • Cleaning cloth
    DISPLAYSDual Mini LED LCD; 2880 x 2720 px per eye
    Brightness: Calibrated to 150 NIT
    Colors: Calibrated with coverage of 99% sRGB, 95% DCI-P3
    Refresh rate: 90 Hz
    OPTICSCustom-made variable resolution aspheric lenses with 35 PPD peak fidelity
    Edge-to-edge clarity; no reflections, no ghost rays
    FIELD OF VIEW Horizontal: 115°
    Diagonal: 134° at 12 mm eye relief
    INTERPUPILLARY DISTANCE (IPD) Automatic IPD adjustment with motor
    Supported IPD range: 57–73 mm
    AUDIO3.5 mm audio jack
    In-ear headphones with mic in-box
    WEIGHT487 g + headband 230 g (including counterweight)
    DIMENSIONSWidth 200 mm, height 170 mm, length 300 mm
    CONNECTIVITYHeadset adapter and USB-C cable (5-metre) in-box
    PC connections: DisplayPort and USB-A 3.0
    EYE TRACKING 200 Hz with sub-degree accuracy; 1-dot calibration for foveated rendering
    COMFORT & WEARABILITY3-point precision fit headband
    Replaceable, easy-to-clean polyurethane face cushions Active cooling

    Compatible PCs and Laptops

    Varjo Aero requires a compatible Windows PC or laptop for use, meeting the minimum requirements listed here, and a SteamVR™ 2.0 (recommended) or 1.0 tracking system (available for purchase in our web store). An internet connection is required for setup and every three months for software updates.

    Desktop computers

    These are the hardware requirements when using Aero with a desktop computer:

    For example:
    Intel Core i5-4590
    Intel Xeon E5-1620
    AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    or better
    NVIDIA  GeForce RTX 3070
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
    NVIDIA RTX A4000
    NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000

    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
    NVIDIA RTX A2000
    NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 
    VIDEO OUTPUT1 x DisplayPort 1.4
    USB CONNECTIVITY1 x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1
    OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 10 (64-bit)
    Windows 11 (64-bit)

    * Aero is compatible with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20- and 30-series GPUs that meet the minimum requirements.
    ❗ Note that AMD graphics cards are currently not supported.

    Laptop computers

    These are the hardware requirements when using Varjo Aero with a laptop computer:

    PROCESSORHigh-end mobile CPU with 4 cores or more
    GPU*High-end NVIDIA laptop GPU with a total graphics power (TGP) of 135W or more:

    NVIDIA Geforce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
    NVIDIA RTX A5000 Laptop GPU
    VIDEO OUTPUT1 x DisplayPort 1.4
    USB CONNECTIVITY1 x USB-C 3.1 port

    Use the laptop adapter sold separately in Varjo Store to connect Aero.
    Note that the USB port on the laptop must be routed directly to the dedicated NVIDIA GPU and include support for Alternate Mode. See Varjo-Ready computers for Varjo Aero for tested and recommended laptop models.
    OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 10 (64-bit)
    Windows 11 (64-bit)

    * While mobile and desktop GPUs may have identical product names, performance is significantly lower when using mobile GPUs.
    ❗Note that AMD graphics cards are currently not supported.
    ❗Note that laptop GPUs have limited processing power compared to desktop GPUs. For the best possible experience, we recommend running simple applications when using a laptop. 

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    Varjo Aero

    $ 1,990.00