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Car Mount

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by Newps, Jun 6, 2010.

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    I bought the Motorola branded car mount. The suction cup is atrocious, it simply doesn't hold. I am looking to cobble together a Ram mount, Ram's suction cups are far superior to the piece of crap Motorola sells. Does anybody know the diameter of the ball in the Motorola mount? Is there a ready made Ram mount for the Droid?
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    It should come with a suraface with tape on one side, it came with mine
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    Did you flip the little lever down after you placed the suction cup on whatever surface it was you wanted it to mount to?
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    I am attaching the suction cup to a window so there's no need for the little surface they send you and yes I'm quite sure how to operate a suction cup.
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    Newps,

    There is a lever on the mount which needs to be engaged for the mount to be set correctly.

    Mine hasnt moved since December when I bought it.
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    I could swing off of mine after engaging the lever.
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    Exactly.

    It's solid as a rock.
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    Bye guys. I'm not interested in the Motorola mount. If you have an answer to my actual question please post
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    I don't think the problem is motorola branded mounts, as mine works very well also. Did you try exchanging yours for a new one? Maybe its defective.
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    Sorry, I do not know the diameter of the ball that is used for the Motorola Droid mount.

    I have used the mount for my Magellan GPS and several different "universal" Braketron mounts. As long as the mount has at least 1 male T-prong, the holder from the Motorola car mount fits.

    Bob
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    I cannot help you with your issue but I have the motorola car mount and it has held strong from the day I put it on my window, around 6 months ago.
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    I would agree - mine hasn't moved since I first installed (and my kids have tried to hang from it...).
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    OP, I have the same issue, im scared to mount my droid on it because it will randomly falll off my windshield...

    do you live somewherewith extreme heat? ive noticed it tends to fall off faster in extreme heat (im in SWFL)
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    :icon_eek: please dont tell me you tried this! lol.
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    Only problem I have found is that the tape peels off the disc when it gets hot (replaced with better tape on 3 different mounts). But the suction cup can't be pulled off when engaged properly.
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    Their web site should indicate if there is one.

    ProClip defnitely has device mounts for the Droid. They have vehicle mounts as well but I'd recommend using Panavise's brackets instead. Neither of these solutions rely on suction cups, which I never trust.

    Also, don't forget that there's a Droid Accessories subforum.