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

Home Mounts for the Zmodo HD Wireless Bullet Outdoor Camera

The Zmodo HD Wireless Bullet Outdoor Camera comes from a company that’s been around the home security camera arena for some time.  The camera is an inexpensive and reliable option for those wanting an outdoor bullet camera.  For a lot more information on this camera, read this detailed review. The Zmodo HD Wireless Bullet Outdoor Camera is made of metal and is fairly heavy coming in at about one pound.  Any alternative mount needs to be sturdy enough to handle the heavier device.  A mount made for a lightweight camera will not work. A decent mount is provided with the Zmodo camera. … 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

Home Mounts and Tripods for Foscam Pan and Tilt Cameras

My first purchase of this brand was the Foscam FI8910W Indoor Pan/Tilt Wi-Fi Camera.  A good camera to customize but somewhat difficult to work with.  Unlike consumer oriented cameras such as a Nest Cam, these are made for customers with an IT background.  It’s not something that you can intuitively setup and get working out of the box without reading the instructions.  Even after reading the instructions, you need to poke around the internet to find things out. Many owners of these cameras are unaware of the presence of a mounting screw hole on the bottom of the camera.  Turn the … Read more

Home Mounts and Tripods for the Amcrest ProHD Camera

The Amcrest ProHD Home Security Camera is one of the latest from Amcrest targeted towards home security.  The Amcrest ProHD Camera is a great piece of hardware with a so-so smartphone app.  It’s great for those that want a camera and are somewhat technical.  Not for beginners.  For a lot more information on this camera, read this detailed review. Out of the box, the Amcrest ProHD Camera is designed to sit on a desk or shelf.  This isn’t a typical home security camera.  It’s somewhat old school in design.  The lens sits within a round ball that can be swiveled and pivoted.  It … Read more