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  1. NoahForeman's Avatar
    I am assuming Qi wireless won't charge this while navigating (too much draw) and will just help drain slower. So I am willing to go wired, though I was hoping not to.

    Has anyone found a good wired or wireless car mount yet?

    Posted via the Android Central App on my Droid Turbo.
    11-11-2014 12:13 PM
  2. mightyfacundo's Avatar
    I'm using the same dock I used with my DNA. It's an iBolt dock that I picked up from Verizon, and it works great for me.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-11-2014 01:31 PM
  3. NoahForeman's Avatar
    I'm using the same dock I used with my DNA. It's an iBolt dock that I picked up from Verizon, and it works great for me.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Do you have to plug the Turbo in? I assume any port does not match up? I wonder if the Droid Maxx dock would match up at all....

    Posted via the Android Central App on my Droid Turbo.
    11-11-2014 02:09 PM
  4. akatoast's Avatar
    I'm using the same dock I used with my DNA. It's an iBolt dock that I picked up from Verizon, and it works great for me.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Does it go into a dock mode or does it just rotate the display?
    11-11-2014 02:30 PM
  5. mightyfacundo's Avatar
    Do you have to plug the Turbo in? I assume any port does not match up? I wonder if the Droid Maxx dock would match up at all....

    Posted via the Android Central App on my Droid Turbo.
    The ports match up. You plug the car charger into the dock and the dock into the Turbo if you want to charge it.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-11-2014 03:46 PM
  6. mightyfacundo's Avatar
    Does it go into a dock mode or does it just rotate the display?
    No dock mode like I had on my DNA. It just holds it, rotates it, and charges it if I were to plug it in.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-11-2014 03:47 PM
  7. mightyfacundo's Avatar
    11-11-2014 05:18 PM
  8. rigg's Avatar
    The IOttie has always been my favorite:

    iOttie One Touch XL Windshield Dashboard Car Mount Holder for Amazo... http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007FH716W/...cUvbUpU4045405

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-11-2014 05:33 PM
  9. MA2GA28's Avatar
    I have an iOttie Flex 3 on order. Just a cradle, not a true dock. Going to see how it works, since my car (05 Mazda 3s) has a curved/textured dash. So, might be an issue with it sticking (though some reviews say curved/textured dashes are actually good sufaces to use). Otherwise, putting it on my windshield would cause a visibility issue. I will report back once I receive it and test it out for a few days.
    11-11-2014 07:35 PM
  10. doogald's Avatar
    The iOttie suction mount is incredible. It will not dislodge from anything I've tried so far. I had an Exogear mount that also said that it's mount was great, but it kept coming off the dash of our Highlander. I replaced it with an iOttie and it's stayed put ever since.
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    11-11-2014 08:04 PM
  11. Coronado is dead's Avatar
    I have an iOttie Flex 3 on order. Just a cradle, not a true dock. Going to see how it works, since my car (05 Mazda 3s) has a curved/textured dash. So, might be an issue with it sticking (though some reviews say curved/textured dashes are actually good sufaces to use). Otherwise, putting it on my windshield would cause a visibility issue. I will report back once I receive it and test it out for a few days.
    Awesome, thanks.

    Yeah, I have an Accord and was able to have my Razr M dock in the dash pocket, which is where I'd like to mount this, and have the arm extend just outside the pocket.
    11-11-2014 08:05 PM
  12. hannsoft's Avatar
    Mighty, is the charge plug on that dock reversible? Cuz you have to turn it 180 degrees going from the DNA to DT, no?

    Sent from my Droid Turbo using Tapatalk
    11-12-2014 07:01 AM
  13. doggy2965's Avatar
    I have the powerbot qi charger from Amazon. Charges while nav is on just not very much but plug is convenient to switch if you want more juice.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-12-2014 08:16 AM
  14. mightyfacundo's Avatar
    Mighty, is the charge plug on that dock reversible? Cuz you have to turn it 180 degrees going from the DNA to DT, no?

    Sent from my Droid Turbo using Tapatalk
    I haven't had to rotate it 180 degrees. I think the picture might be a little misleading. The car charger plugs in on the right side and has a plug coming out of the left side that plugs into the phone. Does that help or am I misunderstanding your question?
    11-12-2014 04:16 PM
  15. hannsoft's Avatar
    I haven't had to rotate it 180 degrees. I think the picture might be a little misleading. The car charger plugs in on the right side and has a plug coming out of the left side that plugs into the phone. Does that help or am I misunderstanding your question?
    Not an important detail for sure, but what I was referring to was the fact that the mini - USB plug in the DT is reversed from how it was in the DNA. The male plug has to come into the phone rotated 180° from how it was in the DNA..

    Sent from my Droid Turbo using Tapatalk
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    11-12-2014 04:26 PM
  16. mightyfacundo's Avatar
    Not an important detail for sure, but what I was referring to was the fact that the mini - USB plug in the DT is reversed from how it was in the DNA. The male plug has to come into the phone rotated 180° from how it was in the DNA..

    Sent from my Droid Turbo using Tapatalk
    I think I get it now. Sorry, long day of work. There's enough slack in the cord coming off the dock that I can twist it around to fit into the phone. Of course, I can also bypass the dock plug and just plug the car charger directly into the phone itself.
    11-12-2014 04:38 PM
  17. MA2GA28's Avatar
    Received my iOttie Flex III today. Initial reaction is...meh.

    The suction to my curved, slightly patterned dash is stellar (don't think it is going anywhere anytime soon). However, a few things about it's actual function:

    - Holds the phone, but I wouldn't call it a snug fit. Because of the phone's rounded back and the vice-close button sticking out the back of the mount (more on that in a second), the phone is very wobbly in the doc. Do I think the phone will slip out of it? No. However, it is annoying when going to touch the screen and the phone is rocking back and forth with each press.
    - It's awkward releasing the phone from the device. Earlier models of the iOttie appear to have compression wings to release the grip (press each wing inward, phone is released into your waiting palm). However, with the Flex III model, you need to manually open the vice arm. And if you don't hold the phone with your other hand, it will fall to the floor.
    - Finally, the 'one-handed mount' mechanism comes down to a button in the middle of the back of the dock. Lock open the vice, push phone in with a bit of force, vice arm closes in to secure phone once button is compressed. This is all well-and-good, but since our phone is a bit large, the button doesn't fully depress when the phone is in the craddle (when the arms are completely closed or close to it, the button is flush with the back of the mount). Thus, you have a spring loaded button putting pressure on one spot on the back of the phone (which also leads to bullet point 1 issues). If you have the 32gb/Kevlar model, that might not be a concern. But I have the Ballistic Nylon model, and I can see the pressure of the button eventually leaving a permanent indentation in the BN backing.

    I'll keep it and use it for a few days or so, and report back. But, initially, it appears that the search continues.
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    11-12-2014 05:34 PM
  18. doogald's Avatar
    Not many people like the flex. I have the one touch xl, and I really like it. It's easy to cradle and remove the phone with one hand, and it hold the phone securely.
    11-12-2014 05:51 PM
  19. jive honky's Avatar
    I am still using a razr maxx and would have already upgraded except I've spent a good deal of time and money researching and buying accessories that work well. I own 2 Motorola brand cradles that are custom to the maxx and a desktop dock that works very nicely which links it to usb and and hdmi all at once. The neat thing about the car cradle is that they come with a cord that has an audio out jack at the power plug so just by sliding down the micro usb plug on top of the cradle my phone can be instantly linked to audio in on whatever I chose. In and out of the cradle is a one hand operation. When it is in, there is no doubt and it is solid. I can even chose to put it in the cradle without linking it to power which has actually turned out to be very convenient. But plugging in occurs by just sliding down the plug and locking in the unit, also a slick one handed operation.

    I don't even think Motorola makes cradles any more. I'm thinking when I upgrade I'm looking at a One m8 or a droid turbo or s5, but none of those phones have a custom cradle. Wouldn't it be a nice thing if Motorola came out with a new phone that fits all the accessories customers spent time and money accumulating... call it the razr maxx 2 or something. I just want a new phone that has more power, memory and isn't running like molasses uphill in January, and while I would have to sacrifice my existing cradles, send them to the landfill and spend the money all over again, I'd be willing to do it, but there are still no options. Unbelievable.
    11-12-2014 06:46 PM
  20. MA2GA28's Avatar
    Not many people like the flex. I have the one touch xl, and I really like it. It's easy to cradle and remove the phone with one hand, and it hold the phone securely.
    It gets reviews that are just as good as the other models. Plus, even the early models use the button lock mechanism, so it wouldn't really improve my happiness in that department. But, that's to be seen over the next few days or so.
    11-12-2014 07:29 PM
  21. Sturm Rider's Avatar
    I use a Slip Grip mount for my MAXX and my son's Droid DNA should also fit the Turbo. They offer it in different configurations. I plug it in if I need power. I have to say it has been the best car mount I have ever had. Here is a link to it.

    Please Select Your SlipGrip Holder
    11-12-2014 07:32 PM
  22. dbeedle's Avatar
    Not many people like the flex. I have the one touch xl, and I really like it. It's easy to cradle and remove the phone with one hand, and it hold the phone securely.
    Looking at the One Touch XL, it looks like the grips could cover the volume buttons? Are the grips low enough that it misses?
    11-13-2014 11:12 AM
  23. doogald's Avatar
    Looking at the One Touch XL, it looks like the grips could cover the volume buttons? Are the grips low enough that it misses?
    On my Droid Maxx they do hit the volume buttons, but they don't press them hard enough to engage them. You can slide the bottom piece up and down to change how high or the phone sits in the cradle, but with the Maxx the lowest and highest settings still has the arm touch the volume buttons. I suspect that the Turbo would be the same, though maybe not; it is a longer phone. Again, that's not an issue with the Maxx, as it doesn't actually press hard enough to engage them.
    11-13-2014 12:14 PM
  24. MA2GA28's Avatar
    On my Droid Maxx they do hit the volume buttons, but they don't press them hard enough to engage them. You can slide the bottom piece up and down to change how high or the phone sits in the cradle, but with the Maxx the lowest and highest settings still has the arm touch the volume buttons. I suspect that the Turbo would be the same, though maybe not; it is a longer phone. Again, that's not an issue with the Maxx, as it doesn't actually press hard enough to engage them.
    In my testing of the Flex III, I did at one point position the phone where the vice was over the volume rocker, and the pressure did cause an issue, FWIW.
    11-13-2014 12:53 PM
  25. Rogus's Avatar
    Have any of you tried the Nokia Wireless Charging Car Holder CR-200? The Verizon site says it is compatible with the DT. Am wondering how well it holds it and how secure it is on the dash? Reviews aren't very good for it, so I would guess few of us would give it a try.
    11-13-2014 08:51 PM
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