Raymarine Dragonfly 4 and 5 Chartplotter and Sonar Marine Mounts

The Raymarine Dragonfly 4 and Dragonfly 5 sonar and GPS chartplotters are good devices that you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on.  Heck, you don’t need to spend more than a few hundred on them.  These are solidly made featuring a 4 or 5 inch diagonal display with all the mainstream features that one typically needs. Since this is a site about mounts versus chartplotters, we won’t go into the technical specifications of the Raymarine Dragonfly 4 and 5.  However, we will go into depth regarding how to mount these devices. The Raymarine Dragonfly 4 and 5 share the same mount … Read more…

Car and Home Mounts for the Asus Zenpad S 8 Tablet

We’re finally writing about a tablet other than one made by Samsung or Apple!  The Asus Zenpad S 8 tablet was released roughly a year ago.  It’s a fraction of the price of most current Apple and Samsung tablets.  An economically priced tablet with good performance. The Asus Zenpad S 8 has an 8″ display similar to an Apple iPad Mini.  A 5MP rear camera and 8MP rear camera makes for good video conferencing and photos that don’t require extreme detail.  Running Android 5.0 and sporting a Quad-core processor, this tablet will provide good performance for most apps. Before selecting a … Read more…

How to Mount a Mevo Live Event Camera by Livestream

The Mevo by Livestream video camera was recently introduced as a compact solution for those wanting to get a professional broadcast going onto Facebook Live or similar venues quickly and painlessly.  A lot of attention was placed on mounting options.  That might not be apparent to the naked eye nor are the world of accessories that are available.  Today,we discuss how to mount a Mevo Live Event Camera. Let’s start with an explanation of how to mount the Mevo Live Event Camera.  Turn the Mevo base upside down.  There’s a screw hole.  That screw hole has a 1/4″ – 20 … Read more…

Mounts and Tripods for the 360fly Camera

The 360Fly camera is currently available in two different models.  Both models share a common mounting method which is enabled with a 1/4″ – 20 threaded screw hole.  This screw hole is common to a tripod as well as most camera mounts. The 360Fly isn’t the lightest camera in the world nor is it the least expensive.  Use a heavy duty mount that’s made to hold the camera steadily and reliably. Let’s look at some mounts and tripods for the 360fly Camera. Care for a basic tripod?  Consider the Ravelli APLT4 61-inch Light Weight Aluminum Tripod With Bag which works fine with … Read more…

Arkon RDMET01 Radar Detector Mount for Escort and Beltronics Review

You purchase a new Escort Passport 9500ix radar detector for hundreds of dollars.  The box it arrived in is substantial reminding me of the feeling you get when opening the box to a new Apple iPad (it probably costs as much).  Everything is there that you need to use your new radar detector.  Take a look at the mount.  It’s a small unsubstantial mount with tiny suction cups.  That’s where the Arkon RDMET01 Radar Detector Mount comes into play. Arkon has been making mounts for a long time.  My first exposure to them was with an XM satellite radio.  They … Read more…

TomTom Trucker 600 GPS Mounts

The TomTom Trucker 600 is made for truckers.  These compete nicely with the Garmin dezl trucker GPS lineup.  A lifetime traffic and map update subscription bundled with features unique to trucker use.  The TomTom Trucker 600 features customized routes for the vehicle type, size, weight, cargo and speed.  A nice sized 6 inch display makes it easy to see the maps.  The internal battery provides two hours of use without power. The TomTom Trucker 600 is sold primarily in the United States.  I believe it to be similar to the TomTom Trucker 6000 sold in Europe.  I would therefore believe the mount … Read more…