Escort Passport S55 Radar Detector Car Mounts

The Escort Passport S55 Radar Detector was introduced a few years ago and continues to be very popular.  It will detect K and Ka bands of speed enforcement radar.  But there’s a lot of radar detectors that can do this.  Compatible with Escort Live, an exclusive real-time ticket-protection network, which warns you of upcoming alerts received and reported by other users in the area, and gives you access to local speed limit data for over-speed alerts The mount that is provided with the Escort Passport S55 is the usual Escort double suction cup with a tab which fits into the slot at the … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Mercedes-Benz CLS 450

The Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 has a mighty nice looking interior.  Sleek lines, all leather and lots of technology.  We’re going to look at good places to mount a phone, GPS or tablet in a Mercedes-Benz CLS 450. A photo of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 interior accompanies this article.  We took a good look at what will and will not work in this vehicle and quickly realized this is not an easy vehicle to mount a device.  It’s almost as if the engineers got together with a design principle of making it as difficult as possible to mount a device. We’ve reviewed a … Read more

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Kia Forte

The Kia Forte has received high praise as a reliable well made sedan.  A lot of people are buying a Kia Forte.  Time for an article on phone, GPS and tablet mounts for a Kia Forte. The Kia Forte isn’t the roomiest vehicle in the world, but fear not, there are plenty of good places for mounts.  The usual photo of the interior of the subject vehicle accompanies this article.  There are nice wide horizontal vents, a dash that has a small offset display, a CD player slot and the usual sloped windshield.  There are two cup holders somewhat offset … Read more

Phone and GPS Mounts for a Volkswagen Tiguan

Generally, an SUV is easy to mount practically any device.  That was not the case in the Volkswagen Tiguan.  We’ll cover what will work and not work in this vehicle and which devices will fit in this SUV. First, you may notice that tablets aren’t part of the title of the article.  That’s because there isn’t a good location to put a tablet.  It’s just not going to work so we will concentrate on phones and GPS devices. This is one of the most difficult SUV models we have encountered when it comes to mounting a device.  It rivals our … Read more

Mounting a Nest Protect Smoke and CO Detector

The Nest Protect is a big step forward in smoke and CO detectors.  It’s a smart detector that integrates into the Nest app that is used for the popular Nest Cam line of home security cameras.  The app allows you to check the status and even do a reliability test from the convenience of your armchair. There are two types of connectivity hence two different models.  The Battery Powered Nest Protect provides the most flexibility in placement however you will need to replace the battery periodically.  Battery life is stated by Nest as being multiple years.  The Wired Nest Protect … 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