Hardhat Compatibility

The vGIS HoloLens hardhat adapter is compatible with most hardhats with side attachment slots (example 1, example 2, example 3).

Compatibility Issues

Hardhats with full and/or large brims (example 1, example 2), hardhats with sharply down-slopping brims or unusually shaped hardhats (example 1) may not or will not work with this kit. If you are unsure whether you hardhat is compatible with the adapter, please send us its picture at sales@vgis.io.

Important Notice

For HoloLens to project holograms accurately, the in-visor screens need to align with user’s eyes. Some hardhats are designed to sit deep on user’s head. Please make sure you can adjust straps on the hardhat supporting structure to ensure proper screen alignment with the user’s eyes.

What’s In the Box

The vGIS HoloLens hardhat adapter kit includes the following:

  1. Hardhat inserts
  2. HoloLens supporting brackets
  3. Knobs
  4. Fasteners
  5. Angle adjustment bumpers

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit

Step 1 – Insert Hardhat Connectors

Snap hardhat inserts into the hardhat side slots (downward slope of the insert facing forward). Make sure the nut doesn’t escape through the opening on the insert inside.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly

Step 2 – Remove HoloLens Supporting Band

Loosen two screws to remove HoloLens supporting band.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 3

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 2

Step 3 – Attach Side Pieces

Insert the supporting brackets into the HoloLens hinges and tighten the screws loosened in Step 2.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 4

Step 4 – Connect HoloLens to Hardhat

Insert knobs through the supporting brackets and tighten it using the nut in the hardhat insert.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 5

Step 5 – Adjust HoloLens Angle

This step is optional. Place bumper on the inside of the support brackets to adjust the HoloLens angle relative to the hardhat.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 6

Step 6 – Adjust Hardhat Straps

HoloLens needs to have proper alignment with user’s eyes. Some hardhats can fit too deep. Adjust hardhat straps to ensure proper HoloLens alignment.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 7

Disassembly

Repeat Steps 1-4 in reverse.

Fit HoloLens

Loosen side knobs to slide HoloLens forward and back to accommodate users with glasses.

Hololens Hardhat Accessory Kit Assembly 5

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