Mounting a Blink Camera on a House Without Drilling Holes

We have written countless articles on mounting the Blink line of cameras all over the place.  Blink finally changed their mounts from something that was barely usable to one that’s very versatile.  Today we figure out some of the best ways for mounting a Blink camera on a house.  We’re going to also look at ways to do it without drilling any holes. As we already stated, the original Blink mount left a lot to be desired.  We then raved over the improved Blink XT2 mount which was a very usable pivot mount but had a weakness when it came … Read more

Blink Outdoor Security Camera Mounts

The Blink Outdoor Security Camera mounts are their best yet.  In what used to be a very weak included accessory, Blink has come a very long way from the original mount to the Blink XT2 then to what you see in the accompanying photo. This is the third iteration of mounts for Blink.  The original Blink mount left a lot to be desired.  We then raved over the improved Blink XT2 mount which was a very usable pivot mount but had a weakness when it came to a ceiling mount. Using the Blink Outdoor Security Camera Stock Mount The The … Read more

EZVIZ HD Home Security Camera Mounting Options

EZVIZ is a new one to us.  They make budget priced home security cameras.  The software functionality is actually pretty advanced.  Only drawback is that it lacks a free cloud option.  But, this isn’t a home security camera site, we talk about mounts. There are a few advantages to adding a SimpliSafe SimpliCam to your security system.  For those with a SimpliSafe security system, a feature known as video verification can be opted into.  This permits the SimpliSafe monitoring center to access video corresponding to an alarm event.  The video can be forwarded to law enforcement. Options to deploy a … Read more

SimpliSafe SimpliCam Mounting Options

It makes logical sense that SimpliSafe would add a home security camera to their product lineup.  The SimpliSafe SimpliCam was introduced as a supplement to their already strong and varies product selection. There are a few advantages to adding a SimpliSafe SimpliCam to your security system.  For those with a SimpliSafe security system, a feature known as video verification can be opted into.  This permits the SimpliSafe monitoring center to access video corresponding to an alarm event.  The video can be forwarded to law enforcement. Options to deploy a metal privacy shutter corresponding to the alarm system state is unique.  … Read more

Mounts for the Blink Mini Home Security Camera

Today we will be looking at some alternative mounts for the Blink Mini Home Security Camera.  This camera was released in April, 2020.  We’re used to Blink’s wireless battery powered cameras but this is a totally different design. Our previous article on Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera Mounts covered some alternative possibilities for the wireless cameras.  None of that applies to this Blink Mini as the design is totally different.  Unlike other Blink cameras, this is not battery powered, it plugs into an A/C adapter.  Additionally, it connects directly to a wireless router, not through a traditional Blink sync module. Blink … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin deZlCam 785 LMT-S GPS and Dash Cam

Capitalizing on the success on their NuviCam products, Garmin has expanded into dash cameras for truckers.  The Garmin deZlCam 785 LMT-S combines the robust GPS features found in the existing deZl lineup and combines the capabilities of a very capable dashcam.  The deZlCam 785 LMT-S features a 7 inch display so it’s a fairly large sized device.  Let’s get into the mount discussion. Garmin deZlCam 785 LMT-S Included Mount Smartly, Garmin continues to use their standard 17mm ball and socket design on the mounts.  This is a proven design that has been in use with their deZl and Nuvi line … Read more