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Mount Mod for full-size iPad (not mini)

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by MapMaker53, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. MapMaker53

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    My 61 year-old eyesight isn't what it used to be so I wanted to mount my full-size iPad onto the controller, but could only find mounting mods for the iPad mini out there -- until yesterday. This guy came up with a $4.52 mod that works with a full-size iPad. I made it this morning and it works great. He is actually using his inexpensive mod to mount an iPad mini and is using a 5"-7" plate hanger in the video, but I just used a 7"-10" plate hanger to fit my larger iPad instead. I also had to attached the wire ties to the lowest spring loop instead of at mid-spring so the iPad would sit a little higher off the controller. Adding a full-size iPad does add some significant weight to the controller, but at least I (and anyone looking over my shoulder) can now easily read the screen. I'm a happy camper.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81fFLCBKdvY

    Hadn't found a post about this mod, so thought I'd pass this along.
     
  2. srandall25

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    Very nice. If it were me, I would just simply wrap the tips of those wires with electrical tape a few times. That should keep it from scratching...
     
  3. MapMaker53

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    Agreed. I actually added a thicker clear tubing onto those hook ends. Might wind up extending that tubing down the entire length of those hanger wires.
     
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  5. MapMaker53

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    Nice. Can you tell me where you ordered the mount parts?
     
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