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 Blink Sync Module 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 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

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