These days many people showing a great interest in full body VR suit as it comes with haptic feedback system and motion tracking. This gaming suit offers an ultimate gaming experience in the world of virtual reality and shows how better you can feel and enjoy the a game.
But the biggest question is, if you buy a full body VR suitfor gaming then how long does it last?
Well guys, I’ll show you a data which will help you to understand what’s an average life of full body VR suit and how could you increase its life with some extra care!
How long does a full body VR suit last?
As the full body VR suits are made up of spandex and you can expect its average life somewhere between 2 to 5 years.
Again how long does it last, it depends on multiple factors like the fabric quality, how it is stitched, how frequently you wear it and finally the use and care as you do with normal cloths.
As far as we have researched on different platforms like Quora, Reddit , we found that the typical life of a full body VR suit is around 2 to 5 years.
- If you wear it normally, while playing VR games on the weekend or twice a month with proper instructions and care then you can use it for 4 to 5 years without any issue.
- But if you are a heavy gamer and play games daily or 2 times a week then you cannot use it for more than 2 years as the quality of the fabric will gradually deteriorate and it will tear due to improper care. However, with some extra care you can definitely extend the full body VR suit life from 6 months 1 Year.
While purchasing, must check the qualify of fabric, suit layers, VR suit features and how much it can be stretched. Is it Unisex or specially designed for male and female separately. And guys last the brand, what brand your are preferring for gaming VR suit is big point that guarantees the gaming suit will have high quality fabric and long lasting.
How a full body VR suit life can be affected?
The average lifespan of a spandex VR gaming suit can vary depending on several factors, including the quality of the fabric, frequency of use, and how well it is maintained. On an average, it has been seen that a well-made and properly cared gaming VR suit can last anywhere from 1 to 3 years.
Factors that can affect the lifespan of a spandex suit include:
Quality of the fabric
Spandex suits of a higher quality, which are constructed with long-lasting materials and strong stitching, have a tendency to last for a longer period of time than those of a lesser quality. It is critical to make an investment in a body VR suit produced by a well-known brand or manufacturer.
Frequency of use
The likelihood of a spandex suit showing signs of wear and tear increases in proportion to the frequency with which it is worn. When opposed to suits that are rarely used, those that are worn frequently during sporting events or performances may have a shorter lifespan.
Maintenance and care
A spandex suit’s lifespan can be greatly lengthened if it is properly maintained and cared.
It is essential to ensure that the washing, drying, and storing procedures of the suit are carried out in accordance with the recommendations provided by the manufacturer.
It is possible to help retain its elasticity and overall quality by staying away from harsh detergents, high temperatures, and rigorous handling.
Fit and stretching
The flexibility of a full body VR suit can be reduced over time if it is overstretched, so it is important to avoid doing so. It is essential to find a suit that not only flatters your figure but also comfortably accommodates your movements without being unduly constrictive.
It’s important to note that the lifespan mentioned above is an average estimate and can vary. Some suits may last longer with proper care, while others may show signs of wear sooner, especially if subjected to frequent or intense use.
How to use and care full body VR suit for long lasting
Time to time cleaning of VR body suit is necessary to remove sweat, dirt, and other debris. And it can be done by following the manufacturer instructions.
Because full body VR suits are made from fibers such as elastane, spandex and lycra, they stretch and then return to their original state, but to maintain elasticity over time, always wash in cold water whenever possible and dry them using dryer or in the light sunlight.
Caution: Avoid the use of chemicals and Never use chlorine bleach. These items may damage the VR suit badly from inside out.
Here’s how to wash and dry a full body VR suit?
Step 1: Arrange the equipment and material
- You need a sink or a washing machine to wash it properly.
- Get a detergent, (we recommend go with liquid).
- Baking soda is optional.
- A bucked of cold water.
- Next you need a dryer rack or, clothes dryer to dry VR suit.
Step 2: Remove electronic components
As the body VR suits are packed with motion tracking senors, haptic feedback systems and other equipment. It is must before washing, detach any electronic components or devices from the suit, following the manufacturer’s instructions.
This ensures that the sensitive electronics are not damaged during the cleaning process.
Note: Up to here if you think, this is bit complex then just stop and contact with an expert who can clean the VR body suit without damaging it.
Step 3: Wash it and remove all the dirt
- Add 1/2 scoop of liquid detergent in washing machine bucket.
- Add 1 bucket of cold water around 20 liters.
- Now put the body vr suit in the washing machine.
- Turn on the machine and let it wash for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Now change the water and repeat the washing process again (without detergent).
- This process will remove the extra dirt and detergent from the suit.
Step 4: Dry VR suit
- Now take the suit out from the washing machine.
- Hang it on dryer rack or on hanger.
Note: While drying a full body VR suit, please avoid direct sunlight as it may damage suit elastane fibers. And guys never ever Iron it —the heat will ruin the fibers and then you have to look for new suit!!
So guys, this way you can extend the life of full body VR suit and keep it hygiene.
Still if you are feeling uncomfortable in cleaning the full body vr suit, then you can contact the expert available in your area. Since this is an expensive product, you should avoid any stupidity.
Keep continuing your virtual reality adventure using VR suit. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share it with others on social media groups!