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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:54 pm    Post subject: Phone holder options please Reply with quote

My old one has broken but it was one that stuck to the windscreen which I never liked so I need a new one. My wife has a great one that goes into the cd slot but that's not an option, I've bought a sticky pad but that's not very good and I can't seem to find a good one to go into the air vent.

Does anyone have any recommendations?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brodit are worth a look, they do a variety of mounts for most cars and most handsets. I have one that clips over the air vent and adjusts to any angle. I've had them in every car for years and haven't broken one yet.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Store mine here Smile


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

K888ETH wrote:
Brodit are worth a look, they do a variety of mounts for most cars and most handsets. I have one that clips over the air vent and adjusts to any angle. I've had them in every car for years and haven't broken one yet.


Thanks I'll have a look at those
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

alex yates wrote:
Store mine here Smile



I can't see the satnav if it's in your pocket 😂
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Phone holder options please Reply with quote

Grey996 wrote:
My old one has broken but it was one that stuck to the windscreen which I never liked so I need a new one. My wife has a great one that goes into the cd slot but that's not an option, I've bought a sticky pad but that's not very good and I can't seem to find a good one to go into the air vent.

Does anyone have any recommendations?

Thanks


Try a Kenu phone holder. They clip onto the air vent and clamp to the width of your phone. Best I’ve had. I got mine from Argos however don’t believe they sell them anymore.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i've got a cheap little magnetic one that sits in my centre console cubby hole that works well
will get a pic if interested Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:20 am    Post subject: Re: Phone holder options please Reply with quote

Urban Ranger wrote:
Grey996 wrote:
My old one has broken but it was one that stuck to the windscreen which I never liked so I need a new one. My wife has a great one that goes into the cd slot but that's not an option, I've bought a sticky pad but that's not very good and I can't seem to find a good one to go into the air vent.

Does anyone have any recommendations?

Thanks


Try a Kenu phone holder. They clip onto the air vent and clamp to the width of your phone. Best I’ve had. I got mine from Argos however don’t believe they sell them anymore.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've got a Nite-Ize Steelie which is a combinaiton of a steel ball stuck to the car and a little magnet on the back of the phone. Works a treat, looks very subtle.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MaxA wrote:
I've got a Nite-Ize Steelie which is a combinaiton of a steel ball stuck to the car and a little magnet on the back of the phone. Works a treat, looks very subtle.


thats the same thing as mine Thumb works a treat
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Personally I use the RAM Mount range. It is modular and you can go with suction or adhesive bases (if you were for example filming on board on a track day the suction mounts are a no-no, so adhesive, bolt on or clamp {to roll cages} are all options for that), an armature in one of a range of sizes and a variety of device mounts. I have actually just had to order a new phone holder part as my new phone can't use the old one (I had the iPhone 5/5s/SE specific one and have ordered the X-Grip holder as that works with a variety of sizes including my new phone).

Not the cheapest, but quality stuff.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks all, I've gone for an eBay special magnetic ball one to test it out.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote






Phone sits on the lip nicely to keep it more secure Thumb
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