1. dsneedmd's Avatar
    I need to mount my N7 in my car to use as a 7" GPS. Can you recommend a mount you have use and like?
    12-19-2012 03:17 AM
  2. hunterx82's Avatar
    I have no suggestions, won't get mine until Christmas anyway. But...why would you want a 7" device as a GPS? Wouldn't this impact your visability driving? Seems like a safety hazard. Just use your phone
    12-19-2012 09:59 AM
  3. rcook55's Avatar
    RAM Mounting Systems, Inc.

    RAM Mounts. They have several options to mount the N7, I think the long, seat-bolt, attachment looks like the way to go. I've used several RAM Mounts and they are excellent!
    12-19-2012 10:17 AM
  4. philba's Avatar
    I drive a prius and it has a largish display (about the size of an N7) in the center of the dash above the the radio. It has a very sh*tty GPS/Map system. Not only is it fugly but the UI is horrendous (it comes with a 200 page manual, take pages to explain how to set up a route, for example). I pretty much avoid it like Justin Beiber, preferring to use my android phone with GMaps/Nav. But it's actually not a hazard at all if I use it. The phone is much more of a hazard, mainly due to it's size. I would love to use an N7 for Nav in my car but there really is no convenient place to put it. I would love to rip out the existing screen and use a 7" android device in it's place.
    12-19-2012 12:27 PM
  5. dsneedmd's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply & link! Having problems visualizing how the various parts would go in my car. Have you bought a whole system for your N7 to use it in your car?
    12-21-2012 07:14 AM
  6. jrwatson's Avatar
    If you want a cheapo one that does the job well, I'd recommend the Arkon one: Amazon.com: Arkon SM517 Windshield Mount for iPad Mini and 7-Inch Tablets: Computers & Accessories
    Used to be $12, but I waited a day and it jumped to $18 :P. Now it's $17, but still a great deal for the price. If you want something flush and aesthetically pleasing, you'd be better off getting an air vent mount, seat belt mount, or something custom.
    12-21-2012 11:44 PM
  7. Roy_Baty's Avatar
    Has anybody tried the "As seen on TV" GripGo? Two for $15, and I *know* it'll also work with an iPhone when I'm hauling that...
    12-23-2012 04:52 PM
  8. barry_g's Avatar
    Can anyone recommend a good air vent mount?
    01-18-2013 02:58 PM
  9. admkrikt's Avatar
    If you want a cheapo one that does the job well, I'd recommend the Arkon one: Amazon.com: Arkon SM517 Windshield Mount for iPad Mini and 7-Inch Tablets: Computers & Accessories
    Used to be $12, but I waited a day and it jumped to $18 :P. Now it's $17, but still a great deal for the price. If you want something flush and aesthetically pleasing, you'd be better off getting an air vent mount, seat belt mount, or something custom.
    +1 on the Arkon mounts...
    01-20-2013 02:38 PM
  10. ShinyTop's Avatar
    I got this one from Amazon: Amazon.com: iKross Car Dashboard Mount Holder for 5" - 10" Smartphohes & Tablets: Apple iPad 2, 3, 4 iPad Mini, Acer Iconia Tab A500, A700, W510, A210, A110; Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF201, TF300, Infinity TF700, VivoTab RT Tab; Samsung Galaxy Tab 2,

    It works well, only gotcha is that the base is large and you must have a flat service that large for it to hold. The top of my dash would not work but I found an area on the side of the dash. Appears to be very strong.
    01-27-2013 05:28 PM
  11. barry_g's Avatar
    I got this one from Amazon:
    Does the rotating arm holding the Tablet lock into place? I recently bought a mount and the tablet freely rotated with no provision to lock the preferred angle.
    01-27-2013 05:42 PM
  12. ShinyTop's Avatar
    Does the rotating arm holding the Tablet lock into place? I recently bought a mount and the tablet freely rotated with no provision to lock the preferred angle.
    Yes, has a locking nut that you tighten as much as you need.
    01-28-2013 07:56 PM
  13. Fanline's Avatar
    I like the suction winshield mount on wanpool, you can change the view angle 360 , it perfectly fits in the case, and stick very secured as I tested.
    07-11-2013 02:32 AM

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