Different Ways to Mount the Wyze Base Station

The Wyze Base Station is used to connect to a Wyze Cam Outdoor.  It needs to be centrally located so that all cameras can consistently communicate.  Sometimes, that central spot isn’t the most convenient.  So, let’s discuss different ways to mount this device. Placement Dilemma For those that have multiple Wyze Outdoor Cameras, this becomes a bit of a juggling act.  Click on the Wyze Base Station under the Wyze app to see how many bars each outdoor camera is getting.  These need to be as strong as possible.  Ideally three bars. For those with a single camera, this is … Read more

Wyze Cam Outdoor Mounting Options

The Wyze Cam Outdoor is the company’s first dive into the outdoor camera market.  It uses a hub to connect to the internet which is similar to how Blink does it. The stock mount i what is used in the accompanying photo. We previously checked out a few other Wyze cameras.  We noted the limited availability of alternative mounts.  This camera has a poorly documented feature that overcomes this issue. Wyze Cam Outdoor Mounting Options in the Box The Wyze Cam Outdoor comes with an integrated stand similar previous generations.  It’s a good stand if you plan to use it … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin RV 890 and RV 1090

The Garmin RV 890 and RV 1090 were recently introduced as part of the company’s product refresh for the RV line.  The mounts required for these GPS models are different from practically all others.  We will discuss that in more detail below. Garmin RV 890 and RV 1090 Mounts are Different from Anything Else These aren’t cheap GPS devices.  As part of the premium price paid, you will receive two mounts.  Both are solid mounts. Common to all mounts will be use of the magnetic cradle.  Unlike other Garmin GPS devices, these are powered cradles.  They provide power as well … Read more

Phone Holders and Mounts for a Peloton Bike

Seems like almost everyone has a Peloton these days.  It’s well made however there isn’t anywhere to stow your phone.  We’re going to look at some good phone mounts for a Peloton bike. We’ve previously looked at phone mounts for a Planet Fitness recumbent bike.  While a Peloton shares some similarities with that type of bike, they aren’t the same.  Not all mounts mentioned in that article will fit a Peloton. Peloton Phone Mounting Basics It’s a pretty basic exercise bike until you hit the top of the handlebars.  That’s where the display screen is located.  You want to avoid … Read more

How to Remove a SimpliSafe Entry Sensor

SWe rarely talk about how to dismount anything on this site.  But in the case of a security sensor, it’s natural to want to relocate some of the components.  Today, we discuss how to remove a SimpliSafe entry sensor. We previously discussed how to mount a SimpliSafe entry sensor.  We also published similar articles on mounting the keypad and how to mount the SimpliCam. SimpliSafe is one of the most popular self-install security systems out there.  Generally speaking, most people start off with a bundle of devices that include a base station and keypad.  The bundle has a bunch of … Read more

Wyze Cam v3 Mounting Options

The Wyze Cam v3 was introduced in late 2020 as the third iteration of the very successful line of cameras.  It seems like Wyze addressed most of the shortcomings of their previous versions including the ability to utilize alternative mounts. We previously checked out the older Wyze cameras and noted the limited availability of alternative mounts.  These were a few, but sparse offerings. Wyze Cam v3 Mounting Options in the Box The Wyze Cam v3 comes with a similar integrated stand as previous generations.  The camera in the photo that accompanies this article has the stand folded inwards which is … Read more