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      05-08-2020, 06:12 PM   #1
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Phone Mount Recommendations?

What's everyone using in their cars for phone mounts?

I've been researching this for a while and found the vent-mounted ones to be a mixed bag, where some can scratch/damage the vents; for the suction-mounted ones, quite a few of them are gigantic and way too big, and often have residue issues.
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From my post in the wireless charger thread...

https://www.ipitaka.com/collections/...irelesscharger

I use the CD slot model, but they have suction cup and vent options as well. Works great, fast charges wirelessly.

Message me if you want a discount link.
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I use one of these on my M2C.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3299...27424c4d9i42QS

It works alright, the good thing is the it mount tightly behind the panel. Although the screw may dig, you don't noticed it due to how it clamps in behind the vents.

I do wish the magnet was a bit stronger. I have had my phone fly off the magnet once on an emergency brake.

So your mileage may vary.
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When needed I use the Airframe. https://www.kenu.com

The people damaging their vents are trying to rotate the mount while in the vent and expecting the vent not to break.

But normally I put the phone in the charger and use CarPlay which stops me from unnecessarily playing with the phone while driving.
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This works well. I placed the magnetic plate on the inside of the phone's case, instead of on the phone itself. No problems.

SCOSCHE MMWSM-XCES0 MagicMount Select Magnetic Suction Cup Mount Holder for Mobile Devices, Black https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07V8LCNNK/
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I use one of these on my M2C.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3299...27424c4d9i42QS

It works alright, the good thing is the it mount tightly behind the panel. Although the screw may dig, you don't noticed it due to how it clamps in behind the vents.

I do wish the magnet was a bit stronger. I have had my phone fly off the magnet once on an emergency brake.

So your mileage may vary.
Dude, that thing looks fantastic. I wonder if a stronger magnet could be fitted?
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Kuda mount base plus proclip. Best option in my opinion.
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I use one of these on my M2C.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3299...27424c4d9i42QS

It works alright, the good thing is the it mount tightly behind the panel. Although the screw may dig, you don't noticed it due to how it clamps in behind the vents.

I do wish the magnet was a bit stronger. I have had my phone fly off the magnet once on an emergency brake.

So your mileage may vary.
That looks interesting. Can you explain or show where the screw goes? Does it damage the vent?
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Dude, that thing looks fantastic. I wonder if a stronger magnet could be fitted?
Yeah, I'm going to search of other product's magnet mount and see if I can retrofit it onto this when I have free time.

The plate to the vent is very secure. No issues there.
The plate contains holding the metal ball is very secure. No issues there.
There's the adapter piece that goes in between the metal ball and the phone's back plate. I find that the magnetic force is not quite strong enough there and it can sometime cause the phone to pivot about.
Lastly is the adapter piece to the phone's back black, I find it a bit too weak.

So yeah, I'm going to look for other better quality products and replace the from the metal ball or the adapter piece onwards and try and retrofit something better.
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That looks interesting. Can you explain or show where the screw goes? Does it damage the vent?
If you look close you can see that they screw inwards. I imagine if there was any damage inside the vent it wouldn't be visible. Very elegant solution IMO, just wondering about the magnet strength. Of course, I only have a 6, so it might be fine.
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That looks interesting. Can you explain or show where the screw goes? Does it damage the vent?
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