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iPad Mini clamp

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by slothead, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. slothead

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    I searched but did not find a specific post on this subject.

    I want to use my iPad Mini for my FPV monitor, but the OEM clamp does not appear to reach to hold the Mini. Is there an alternative clamp (or a way of extending the OEM clamp) without damaging the mount or original clamp and holding the Mini securely?
     
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    Here is my setup with iPad Mini and sun-shade :)
     

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    That looks good Cougar, but could you explain what all the pieces are and where I could get them?

    Thanks,
    Tom
     
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    Jerry,
    When I went to the Ebay link you provided, I didn't see a mount with the OEM clamp interface (ball-socket), how did you connect the aftermarket clamp to the controller?

    Thanks,
    Tom
     
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    Try these places YouTube search for Ben7seven7 he has several videos including one to add many different tablets the other place to look for a much simpler and cheaper method vimeo.com search for Bill Hower videos he has a very cheap but good method
     
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    Hi Tom,
    Just reversed the handle on the transmitter, bought 2 items (links below) cut and glued the OEM phone holder to the back of the Mini mount and painted the parts. Photo of the back so you can see better is below as well.

    iPad Mini holder:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Black-360-I ... 0909286887

    Sun Shade

    http://www.amazon.ca/Patec®-Satnav-Universal-Magellan-RoadMate/dp/B00DGNZFHG
     

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    Hello,
    You simply unscrew ball mount from phone holder, then do the same on new mount,
    They are the same size, then swap the 2, 5 minutes tops to install !
    Super simple! You will need a sun shade, I don't use mine, because is too hard to see in sunlight!
    Nice thing about this mount, you can always switch back!

    Hope this helps!
    Take care, fly safe!
     
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    Here are some more pics!

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    Hope this helps!
    Take care, fly safe!
     
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    Genius...
    Very nice...