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Power Supply Management

Most modern cars have sufficient power supply capabilities for holoride. Read this article to make sure you can supply your devices with power.

holoride utilizes multiple electronic devices which all require power in one way or another. If you are using an older car and/or phone please read this article to make sure you have everything ready to supply your devices with power.


VIVE Flow requires a constant connection to a suitable external power source. For example you can connect it to a phone or your car to supply it with power.

Not all phones and USB slots can provide enough power to VIVE Flow. VIVE Flow requires a power source that delivers at least 7.5W of power. If you see an "‍Insufficient power supply"‍ message, connect the VR glasses to a suitable power bank or try a different USB slot of your car.

holoride retrofit

The holoride retrofit has a battery life of up to 14 hours. Use the included USB-C cable to connect it to one of your car’s USB slots to keep it charged.

8BitDo Pro 2 Gamepad

The 8BitDo Pro 2 is the gamepad included in the holoride retrofit Pack and Pioneers’ Pack. It has a battery life of 20 play hours with a 4-hour charging time. It also comes with a fitting USB-C cable.