A Wall or Window Shelf for Nest Cam and Other Home Security Cameras

Many owners of Nest Cam and similar home security cameras see value in using the device for outdoor monitoring.  Sure, you could buy an outdoor home security camera, but there are challenges with finding power and worries about security of the camera.  That’s where using the camera behind a window come in.  We look at a good solution for this situation which is a window shelf for Nest Cam or other similarly shaped home camera. The photo that accompanies this article is the ElHook Stick-On Nest Cam Security Video Wall Mount.  As you can see, it’s a handy way to perch … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin VIRB 360 Action Camera

As their customers began to abandon traditional GPS devices for smartphone applications such as Waze, Garmin developed other product lines.  One of those lines is cameras.  The past several years has seen several successful product lines in the dash cam and action camera space.  Entering the high-end of action cameras, the Garmin VIRB 360 is a waterproof model that provides 360 video with up to 4K resolution at 30 frames per second with in-camera stitching. The Garmin VIRB 360 comes with a variety of mounting options in the box.  Some of these options come in quite handy.  Most notable is … Read more

Mounts and Tripods for the Nest Cam IQ

We’re impressed with the Nest Cam IQ.  It’s a high quality camera that recognizes faces.  The camera will email you when it sees someone.  That’s pretty innovative. The Nest Cam IQ comes without any mounts in the box.  There’s a round weighted base which the camera is attached to.  That’s fine for those wanting to place the camera on a flat surface like a table or shelf.  If that’s where you need the camera to be, stop here, thanks for coming by. The weighted base makes for an excellent stand on a flat surface.  The Nest Cam IQ is seated … Read more

Home Mounts and Tripods for the Reolink Keen Wireless Camera

The Reolink Keen is a wireless pan and tilt camera.  No power cables here.  It’s fully battery operated.  That leads us to some interesting mounting potential with this camera.  Not being constrained by the need to mount it close to an A/C outlet means these be mounted in a lot of places.  Just be sure it’s indoors though as the Reolink Keen is not waterproof. Like most pan and tilt cameras, the Reolink Keen is a large camera.  Not surprising.  A pan and tilt camera is always larger than a stationary lens variety.  The camera measures almost 5 inches high by … Read more

Mounts for the ReoLink Argus Home Security Camera

ReoLink is a manufacturer of security cameras.  They recently started to offer wireless cameras.  We’re talking 100% wireless.  No wires for power.  No wires for internet.  The ReoLink Argus is an outdoor home security camera powered by four C123A lithium batteries.  We’re going to look at mounts for the ReoLink Argus. Those looking for a detailed review on this camera, can read it here. When it comes to mounts, the ReoLink Argus is well thought out.  The bottom has an integrated magnet and standard 1/4″ – 20 threaded tripod screw hole.  This is good news because that screw size opens us … Read more

Mounts for Garmin Dash Cam 45, Dash Cam 55 and Dash Cam 65W

Garmin entered the dash cam market a few years back with the introduction of the NuviCam LMTHD.  Keeping in character with the GPS lineup, Garmin refreshes their line of dash cameras periodically.  Released during the first half of 2017 is the Garmin Dash Cam 45, Dash Cam 55 and Dash Cam 65W.  As expected, all three of these cameras include a mount and charger. First, a quick overview of the cameras. The Garmin Dash Cam 45 introduces a completely different form factor to this year’s camera models.  We’re talking about a 2.1 megapixel camera with 1080p video capture.  It has … Read more