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Author Topic: Mounting iPad Mini?  (Read 2693 times)

Offline El_Dude

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Mounting iPad Mini?
« on: May 12, 2015, 10:07:31 AM »

would like to use the iPad Mini as gps navigation and iTunes music source...

where are you guys mounting these?

Center console? Top of dashboard? Window mount?

cd-player slot mount?

my car is a Titanium X 2012 model...

thanks!

Offline gregers

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Re: Mounting iPad Mini?
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2015, 08:50:20 PM »
i use my galaxy s5 on a mount stuck to my quarter light glass,i feel its less intrusive for the windscreen.i have my camera tucked up as much as it can underneath the rear view mirror.
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Offline El_Dude

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Re: Mounting iPad Mini?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2015, 09:32:55 AM »
thanks,

I've experimented with my iPhone 6+ and it too seems to fit best on the little triangle of glass near the windshield...   

i think the iPad mini could potentially sit on top of the dashboard perhaps just to the left of the giant speaker grill that is in the middle of the dashboard.

but how to make it stick there?

I suppose it would be nice that it isn't up on top of the dashboard out on display?

i therefore might end up attaching it to one of those CD-Slot type mounts...  but not sure how much of the radio and other controls that will cover...  argh...  that would be annoying...

so far it looks like top of dashboard is going to win if I can figure out how to mount it and have it be removable when I'm not in car driving...


or perhaps iPad Mini on triangle of glass on corner edge of windshield and iPhone on CD-Slot or Vent mount which would leave space for radio controls etc?

hmm...
« Last Edit: May 14, 2015, 09:34:15 AM by El_Dude »

Offline cockneychris

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Re: Mounting iPad Mini?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2015, 05:39:09 PM »
My dash oddments thingy is broken so that it will not stay up when the button is pushed. I was going to fix it but I find the weight of the lid is enough to hold either my tom tom or my iphone, so now I am leaving it broken.
Of course if you want this method you would have to detach the spring in the lid. HTH

 

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