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

Mounts for the SmartAlarm Spot Security Camera

Today we will be looking at some alternative mounts for the SmartAlarm Spot Security Camera.  If you’re thinking this camera looks an awful lot like a Wyze Cam, you’re right.  While it shares the same material design, the software is completely different, as is the company that distributes this camera. The SmartAlarm Spot is one of the smallest mainstream security cameras we have seen.  The attached mounting stand folds up under the camera.  The camera can swivel and pivot.  This versatile mounting system, included with the SmartAlarm Spot camera at no additional charge is excellent for leaving your device on a shelf … Read more

Mounts for the Wyze Cam Pan

Wyze Labs announced their first pan and tilt camera in late May.  The Wyze Cam Pan is a great camera offered at a bargain price that rivals many cameras selling for much more.  Being a pan and tilt, this camera covers a lot more territory than traditional security cameras so the mounting requirements are a little different in that you want to eliminate anything that will block the 360 degree view. You cannot use mounts for  the traditional Wyze Cam.  The Wyze Cam Pan is a different concept.  This camera is larger and as already stated, it’s spinning.  A unique … Read more

Alternative Mounts for the Arlo Solar Panel

The Arlo Pro HD Home Security Camera is a terrific device for monitoring your home.  What makes it terrific?  It’s battery operated.  What makes it less than terrific?  It’s battery operated.  Combined with the Arlo Solar Panel, the camera retains its terrific-ness. The issue with any battery operated camera is the batteries don’t last forever.  While the Arlo line of cameras have batteries that last longer than most, they will need to be recharged after several months of use.  When the batteries start to run low, the cameras need to be removed from their mount and then charged either by … Read more

Alternative Mounts for the Arlo Pro HD Home Security Camera

The Arlo Pro HD Home Security System is a great example of you get what you pay for.  Sure, this is more expensive than other wireless cameras, but the quality is about the best we have experienced in a battery operated camera.  For those unfamiliar with Arlo, the company is Netgear’s home security camera division.  This article will examine some new ways to mount the Arlo Pro HD camera. Continuing the tradition of their magnetic dome-shaped mount, this camera includes the standard Arlo Smart Security Home Wall Mount. This mount has an adhesive backing and a dome on the front.  The back of the … Read more