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 the Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera

The Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera is a lower end home security entry from a company known for electronics.  The camera comes with a small swivel mount.  We’re going to look at alternative mounts for this camera. On the back of the Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera you will find an industry standard tripod hole.  That hole measures 1/4″ – 20 threaded and this is where the provided table stand screws into.  This is excellent as it allows the introduction of many different mounts and tripods for this camera. The Uniden APPCAM 24HR Indoor Camera is an oddly shaped camera, especially on … Read more

Mounts and Stands for the Samsung Gear 360 Camera

The Samsung Gear 360 camera is a great camera from a company that has a history of innovative products besides cool phones.  This 360-degree camera allows a 360 complete capture at the push of a button.  The Samsung Gear 360 mounting option is enabled using an industry standard 1/4″ – 20 threaded screw hole.  This screw hole is common to a tripod as well as many camera mounts. The Samsung Gear 360 weighs in at a little less than six ounces.  That’s fairly light but the camera itself isn’t fairly inexpensive so choose a mount that is well made and will … Read more

How to Make a Phone Stand When Live Streaming

The title for this article came from someone looking for an answer to this issue:  How do I make my phone stand when live streaming? Had to think about that one then I looked down at my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  Rounded beveled edges means this phone cannot stand on its side.  Not even with a big thick case.  You need some mount assistance for this feat.  (worth noting is my Apple iPhone 6s Plus in a big Otterbox Defender does indeed stand on its side all by itself) First question to ask is do you really want to make your … Read more