Best practices for controller battery life

Pico controllers do not use power when in standby mode. Oculus Go controllers still use a small amount of power when in standby mode.

Strivr recommends:

  • Removing the controller batteries when you are not using the Strivr training system.

  • Using lithium batteries rather than alkaline batteries. Lithium batteries can last three times longer.

  • Using name-brand batteries like Energizer Lithium. In our research, name-brand batteries can last many times longer than generic brands.

  • Always keep a stock of batteries on hand on training days and don’t start a training session with a controller that's under 10% charge.