Absorber Control Panel#


  1. Double-click Absorber.exe on the desktop to open it

  2. Go to the Lobby Screen and create a new room by clicking “Add New”

  3. Create a room by entering its name (required) and description (optional)

  4. In order to add users, click “add”, select the headset identifier from the list, and enter username


Status Bar#

The status bar is located in the top right corner regardless of the screen you are in.

  • interneticon Internet Available / Unavailable

  • servericon Server Available / Unavailable

  • usermanualicon Open User Manual (this document)

  • settingsicon Open Settings Screen


Lobby Screen#

Lobby Screen#

The Lobby screen shows all the available rooms to add users to. you can choose from existing rooms or create new room by clicking “Add New”

Room Screen#


Room Screen#

Add User#


Add User Box#

To add a user, click the “Add User” button, type in the user name and select the headset Identifier from the drop down list. The Headset Identifier is printed on the headset itself and shown as the last number inside the headset starting screen. If you cant find the headset in the drop-down list, refer to Troubleshooting

Users List#

The users list shows the users currently in the room and their status as well as possible actions:


User name


Headset Identifier


Device type used


Displays the signal strength (signalIcon), battery left (percent battery) and if it is charging (chargeIcon )


Checking this circle will start recording the Point Of View for this user, recording stops when you clear the circle.


Recordings are stored in the Windows/Pictures folder

Live View

Checking this circle will stream a Live View from this user headset to a new window, see: Views


Recording or streaming Live View reduces the headset frame rate and will cause small delays for that user

Delete (deleteIcon)

Remove the user from the Absorber workspace

Edit (editIcon)

Change the name of the user


Views enable different ways to show the Absorber Workspace on a 2D screen. Available views are:

  • Orthographic view

  • Floating Camera

  • Spectator View

  • POV


POV is activated for an individual user while all other views are activated from the “views” drop-down menu

for more details, go to Views

Settings Screen#

The settings screen is for advanced configurations, the paths should remain as below.

Set Paths#

In the Absorber Control Panel, go to settings ‣ launcher and set the paths as follows:







Camera Mirror