Motorola Droid Car Mount

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  1. brooklyn2710

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    Has anyone run into any issue with the Official Car mount for the Motorola Droid? I am just purchasing it now and I heard a few problems here or there but nothing to serious. I just want to make sure there no HUGE PROBLEM where I can't use it.

     
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    I have a problem reading huge-ass font sizes. Dude....
     
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    If you have a case on it the Droid won't fit in the car mount (or) the HDMI Multimedia dock. Poor engineering there....
     
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    It works great i even drilled a hole in mine where the camera is too record myself driving lol.
     
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    I love mine, its super adjustable, there's no vibration if you tighten it. and I also drilled out the camera hole lol
     
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    It's not just "poor engineering" versus "good engineering". There's simply no way to accommodate every case (existing and potential) out there. If you want such a solution there are adjustable generic device mounts.
     
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    Does the car mount include the vehicle charger?
     
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    My car mount included the charger. I really like it, it is so secure that I use it on my motorcycle.
     
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    What a great idea, I'm doing that as soon as I get home. Ty sir dancedroid
     
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    I would agree that there is no way to accommodate all cases, however, since the Motorola mount has an integral/removable "shim" to allow for a hard case and the case Verizon sells does not fit there is a problem. I sent a question to Motorola to find out which hard case their mount is designed to work with - no response so far.
     
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    I broke one mount from over tightening. The nut on the back of the unit that adjusts the angle the droid sits at snapped when I was tightening it. Other than that, the replacement I bought has been great (always remind myself, tighten enough to make it not move when bumped, no more)
     
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    I bought a mount from Verizon and it was in combination with a belt clip and hard case. It's been awesome. It did not come with a charger and when the car charger I had broke from plugging and unplugging I modified the mount to accomodate the charger being held in one place so it functions as a dock. Unfortunatly this mount is no longer sold and a new style is available. I think the new one sucks.