The Obutto R3Volution Gaming Cockpit is the PREMIER gaming cockpit for Flight Sims, Racing Sims, and General Computer Use/Workstation Usage. The Obutto series of cockpits are the FIRST cockpits to ever be multi-task cockpits, catering to Flight Sim users, Racing Sim Users and General Workstation users, all in one. To top things off, your purchase will also come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Featuring a more aggresive design, further adjustability over the Obutto oZone, and even more stability. The Obutto R3Volution is simply the ultimate cockpit. Available accessories make the Obutto R3Volution also the most versatile, such as optional triple monitor mount, a set of acrylic tabletops to add some stellar style, but also some added function to your Obutto, and a flight stick mount for flight sim pilots. Some accessories in the above product images are not included with the base cockpit.
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What does the Obutto R3Volution Base Cockpit come with?
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by Ronnie – Apr 18th 2015
WOW! So worth the money. I play a wide range of games and this is exactly what I needed. From Elite Dangerous to iRacing and the massive amount of FPS games I play including the Far Cry series, the R3volution is perfect. I also wanted a setup that I could swap between the games quickly. I was able to setup the keyboard tray and the flight mounts (HOTAS) to swap between the two setups in about 10 seconds. I am also about to swap to the racing setup fairly quickly.
I bought the Acrylic table top mounts and the flight mount accessories as well, I highly recommend getting these if your looking at them.
Besides being able to swap between all my favorite games very quickly, I am really liking how ergonomic and comfortable the setup is in FPS/browsing, racing and flying configurations. The seat is very comfortable though I do sometimes feel a bit of a "squeeze" from the chair. I had seen this mentioned in reviews prior to purchasing the rig, and after using the rig I feel this is due to the bucket seat design. The Obutto seat is easily 10 times more comfortable than my office chair (which wasn't cheap) and I am finding I can enjoy longer gaming sessions without having to get out of the rig. It just seems to "squeeze" or "hug" you a little while in it. For reference I am 5'9" and 190 lbs and have wide shoulders.
My gripes with the rig were very minor (and very nit picky).
The best one being that I found the mounting hardware to seem "cheap". The hardware looks very good once on the rig, but I had problems with some of the threads in the nuts and/or bolts seeming cross threaded. I even fought with one nut for a minute trying to get it to start only to pull the bolt and nut, take it to better lighting and figure out that the nut didn't have any threads cut in it.
It takes a long time to put the rig together, I thought I could do it faster than others had said it took, I was wrong. Set aside a couple afternoons or about 8 hours. Though it took a long time, I rather enjoyed putting it together, minus the hardware gripe.
My other gripe was with the neoprene pads. First I have to say it is so awesome that these come with the rig (wheel, pedal, and keyboard/mouse pad). The keyboard/mouse pad is very nice, but the edge of the mat isn't rounded around the edge so while my hands are on the keyboard and mouse that edge will dig into my wrists and forearms. I often find myself rubbing on the red line it creates across my forearm or wrist. This could very easily be remedied, just how it is out of the box. The adhesive is a little weak, glue fixes this quick and I only noticed this on the pedal pad. I have torn a small hole in the pedal pad from where my heel sits, I added more glue and seems fine again.
It you read through all of the minor gripes you will notice I really had to look for some flaws.
The R3volution is an awesome product. I could not be happier with my purchase and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to someone else. This is the perfect solution for others out there like me that Race/Fly/Shoot/Browse and want to swap between each very quickly.
by Echo Miranda – Apr 3rd 2015
For years, I've worked at the standard desk set up. I've used ergonomic desk chairs priced from $200 to $1200. I've tried ergonomic keyboards, mouse/rollerballs, footrests, backrests, etc. NONE of them come close to the comfort and functionality of the Obutto R3Volution. I spend an average of 12 hours in front of my computer, in front of multiple screens. For less money than a high-end ergonomic chair, the entire workstation is worlds better! I was impressed by the overall construction and design, and by the quality of the materials. This is not a flimsy item made of PVC piping. This is solid steel construction, made to last years.
The seat is very comfortable. Firm, sturdy, adjustable and has a nice headrest. The upper part of the seat supports my shoulders and elbows so no arm rests are necessary. I am short - 5'2" so this will suit big and small people. I've seen great reviews on the internet for large and heavy people. One size does fit all in this case!
The keyboard/mouse tray is perfect. Mounted on a fully articulating arm, it can swing into any position. I can adjust the height of the tray with one knob. The tray does not tilt (I imagine if it did, my mouse would go sliding off of it) and it is large enough to hold more than a keyboard/mouse. This thing is sturdy and the anti-skid mat keeps everything in place nicely. I bought the acrylic desktops too but I could always move my mouse/keyboard and have an extra table surface to use if I wanted it.
The footrest is adjustable to my short height (or your tall height) and works wonderfully. No pressure on the backs of my thighs because I can rest my feet on the footrest, taking the pressure off of the rest of me. I love the cup holder. My tasty beverage is always right by my hip.
Now, I bought the entire set up - triple monitor mount, acrylic desktop and the workstation. I was a bit concerned about where I would put things that usually sit on my desk (pen holder, scotch tape dispenser, useless USB aquarium with plastic fish, a desk lamp... I read that the staff at Obutto all use these as their workstations so I asked how they managed the loss of desk space. I got a personal email from Chris (the cool dude who happens to have invented this awesome thing) who gave me some tips. Once I received everything, I realized that I didn't really lose any desk space at all! The acrylic tables are quite large and, since they also sit on fully articulating arms, I can place them anywhere and in any position. That being said, I did place a two-shelf bookcase next to my Obutto and it works beautifully to hold my printer, desk lamp and a few other things. I scrapped the USB fish tank. The little plastic fish creeped me out anyway. My concerns about loss of desk space were unnecessary. If anything, everything I need is within easier reach than it was with my desk set up.
Assembling the Obutto was amazingly simple. I was very intimidated about this part. I am a girly-girl - what's a wrench again? (imagine me twirling my hair as I ask this). I was also worried about keeping all the parts straight. But everything arrived in three boxes, all parts, nuts, bolts, washers and such were clearly labeled and everything was accounted for. There were written instructions, which were okay, but the assembly videos they provide were all I needed. Short, to the point and very clear. I could rewind when I wasn't certain about a step, I could watch Chris do the job and mimic him and in about 5 hours, I was sitting in my Obutto and surfing the 'net. 5 hours may seem like a lot of time but for someone lacking handy-man skills, I was pretty proud!
Trust me, you are going to love this Gaming Cockpit/Workstation. I sure do. Thank you!
by Kevin – Apr 2nd 2015
Love this rig! My first race in iracing on this rig, I was 3 seconds faster than when I was on my PVC rig. This thing is a tank. Well built and nice to look at. I got mine together in 5 hours with everything on it. Thanks main performance and can't wait to buy pedals from you guys in the near future.
by Mark – Mar 13th 2015
I got this thing on the last round of pre-orders and have to say I LOVFE IT! Putting it together was actually pretty easy after following the tutorial videos. I had a Volair Sim cockpit before and did not like it for a few reasons. all of which the Obutto rev cured out of the box. It's def much sturdier and awesome looking. the volair is quite overpriced and complete junk in comparison (yes the obutto r3v is more expensive, but it's obvious why!) the volair just felt really really cheap. the triple mounts dont adjust like they do for the rev, and they do come with it, but no option for a better triple mount that honestly is whats needed. the r3v triple mount articulates and is fully adjustable. the seat in the r3v is 100x more comfy too. The volair seat was really hard and uncomfortable.
anyway - very happy with my Obutto R3volution, and super glad I ditched the Volair. Do yourself a favor and dont waste the money. When I was buying it I called and all the guy did was talk trash and compared it to the obutto and how it's much better. I guess he did me a favor though as I had not heard of the Obutto before he (The volair sales guy) started talking about how much better their volair junk cockpits are. Main Perf was even professional when I asked questions about it (the obutto) compared to the Volair - they refused to even acknowledge the Volair cockpit and said the policy is they dont talk about their competitors products good or bad. Dont let them (Volair) sweet talk you and make the mistake I made. Get the Obutto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by Garrett – Jan 14th 2015
Hey Guys, I have had the Obutto Revolution for around a month now and still love everything but the directions on how to install it. The product was easy to put together the directions complicated the process and slowed me down go figure. If you plan on buying this leave yourself plenty of space and time to put together and think one step ahead you shouldn't have to many problems if you find yourself stuck go on YouTube there are good installation videos out there. Ok so product shipped to me from the west coast to Massachusetts in little time and no damage I was able to track the progress so I give that... 10/ 10. Packaging was great but directions were ok... 7/10 product quality and finishing 9/10 only because the tv stand could be a little better and it should come with brackets to fit your 30" plus tv come on guys.. Build time around 6 hours without wiring & wheel installation, and not including cleaning up the cardboard! Durability... Guys I am 6' 210 lb and I fit in this thing perfect mind you I have broad shoulders i can see this thing being around for years overall 10/10! Great job Obutto & Main performance pc!!!
by Dimoko – Jan 14th 2015
Have been using the Rev as my workstation (CAD/CAM/3d Graphics) for about 2 months now. I love it. I got some strange looks from the guys in the shop, but i didnt use my "desk" to do anything but collect junk. This is very comfortable, great for my back, and makes my workstation feel futuristic and high tech, which is what management liked about it. And price-wise, i know people in my office who have spent more on ergonomic chairs, or standing desks than this. I am a big guy (300 lbs and 6') and the workstation fits me fine and feels sturdy. It is a project to put together, count on a full day. But very very worth it.
by Bruce Mueller – Jan 3rd 2015
Best purchase I've made all year!! Had no problem putting it together. Getting monitors level with the triple screen setup was a little bit harder. Very comfortable! The acrylic desktops are amazing. It keeps my keyboard at perfect level. Mounted on the swivel like it is, if it's not needed, just push out of the way. It is built like a tank. I wasn't sure how it was made, but it is fully welded, and solid as can be. I have sat in the obutto ozone, and this is much easier to get into and out of. Your not pulling on your display rack. I would give it an ATABOY!
I am using for flight sim mainly, but I have started racing sims, now that I have a set-up for it.
by Tim – Dec 28th 2014
Great customer updates from Main Performance on status of shipment when ship was late to arrive at port. Very professional and frequent communication. Now about the rig. I've also purchased the Triple Monitor Stands (used with 24" Asus 144 Hz monitors) and Table Tops. Using Clubsport wheel, pedals, and shifter. The assembly videos are excellent. Didn't have to use paper instructions. Main rig (pedals, steering wheel, seat) is very sturdy. Easily accommodates my 5'9" body and my son's 6'3" frame. You do have to be a little careful getting in and out of the rig to not bump the left monitor. There is ~20" between the monitor and the seat (keyboard tray is moved out of the way). Overall, very happy with purchase. Not sure there is a better option/value for the money. Since I didn't want to spend many weeks planning a cockpit system and several more weeks building it, this Obutto R3Volution Gaming Cockpit is the perfect solution.
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