Mounts for Garmin Dash Cam 46, Dash Cam 56 and Dash Cam 66W

Garmin has become a major player in the automotive dash cam space.  The new Garmin Dash Cam 46, Dash Cam 56, Dash Cam 66W line is the smallest and most feature rich to date.  You get a lot for the money plus some excellent support from a US based company. This is an upgrade to the Garmin Dash Cam 45, Dash Cam 55, Dash Cam 66W introduced back in 2017. Garmin Dash Cam 46, Dash Cam 56, Dash Cam 66W Overview First, a quick overview of the cameras. The cameras are only 1.5 inches high.  All models record and save … Read more

Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera Mounts

I can’t believe how far the Blink XT2 has come along since this brand was first introduced a few years ago.  Blink clearly listen to their customers.  Major improvements have been made to the quality of the camera, and just as importantly, the included mount. We looked at the two prior generations from Blink.  The original Blink Home Security Camera is still available and marketed as an indoor solution.  The Blink XT Security Camera has been replaced by the Blink XT2.  This model is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Using the Blink XT2 Stock Mount Blink has dramatically improved … Read more

Mounts for the Yi Outdoor Camera

The Yi Outdoor Camera is a well priced option for those wanting to monitor the outdoor area of the home or office.  The camera comes with a stock mount that works moderately well but has some functional limitations. This isn’t the first camera from Yi we have looked at.  Prior articles on mounts for a Yi Home Camera highlighted alternative mounts as well. There are a few key attributes on the Yi Outdoor Camera that needs to be discussed.  First is the mounting point.  A standard 1/4″ – 20 threaded screw hole can be found on the back of the … Read more

Mounting a Blink Sync Module to a Power Outlet

Optimal placement of the Blink Sync Module is key to ensuring uninterrupted video from these wireless cameras.  Ideally, the Blink settings will show five bars from the sync module to the wireless access point as well as five bars from the camera to the sync module.  If the optimal location of the device doesn’t have a table or shelf nearby, an alternate means of placement would be handy.  Hence, we’re going to discuss mounting  Blink Sync Module to a power outlet. We discussed mounts for the Blink XT2, Blink XT and Blink Indoor Security System in the past.  There are … Read more

Wasserstein Blink XT Flat Surface Mount Review

Wasserstein has made a niche for itself in manufacturing and selling mounts for home security cameras. We recently had a chance to use the Wasserstein Blink XT Flat Surface Mount and found it to be one of the better mounts for this camera model. When we first encountered the Blink XT, there weren’t any custom mounts available so our initial article over a year ago listed several recommendations that were more of the universal variety. The mounts worked fine but they weren’t perfect. The problem was the unusual shape of the Blink XT and lack of standard 1/4″ – 20 … Read more

Mounting a Blink XT Security Camera Outdoors

The Blink XT is a uniquely powered and unusually shaped security camera.  Many home security camera manufacturers introduce a successful indoor version of their camera only to miss the outdoor opportunity.  Blink introduced their outdoor version soon after realizing success with their indoor model.  The Blink XT Outdoor/Indoor Home Security Camera System can be used inside or out. Today, we’re going to discuss how to mount a Blink XT security camera outdoors.  The Blink XT comes with a mounting bracket that requires a screw to fasten it to a flat surface.  The mount attaches to the back where the battery … Read more