Mounting the Latest Sirius Car Radio Models: Stratus 7 Starmate 8 and OnyX

With many new cars coming with satellite radio already installed, we are surprised by the number of inquiries we field on aftermarket radios.  Sirius has recently released the Stratus 7, Starmate 8 and Onyx Plus radios.  Quite frankly these radios all comes with better displays and more features than the car installed radios.  The displays have more lines and most models have the ability to rewind.  Some can display album art and you can customize your own Sirius channels by blending several channels together.  I’m sure there are many Sirius users out there that already has a stock Sirius Radio in their … Read more

Car Seat Bolt Mounts for Tablets, SmartPhones and Sirius Radio

Car seat bolt mounts have been around for 15 years.  The first one that I ever ran into was from a company called Arkon out in California.  They made a 15-inch seat bolt mount for your satellite radio.  This was infinitely better than the sticky mount that you got with your XM Radio which fell off the dash the first hot day in July.  I really thought I was a genius when I found that.  Even though it was only 15 inches high, it placed the radio at the perfect location and I never had to worry about the sticky … Read more

XM and Sirius Satellite Radio Mounts

Ever wonder how became mount experts?  A long time ago, being one of the first to get Sirius XM Radio and tired of having our radio plop onto the floor because the sticky tape didn’t hold, we found a mount that attached to the back of the Skyfi cradle that also attached to the car seat bolt.  And it just went forward from there. Satellite Radio has come a long way since we sold our first mount.  There are millions of subscribers and some pretty cool music and personalities on XM and Sirius.  Remarkably though, the mounts are as bad today … Read more