12-05-2014 08:49 AM
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  1. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    Hello everyone,

    I was looking for a solution that would allow for easy in and out for the device as well as look good in the car. I did not want to use a car vent mount because of the positioning of the vents on my Honda Pilot. In the end, I went with the Proclips dash mount as well as Proclips ball mount to work with the iOttie Easy Touch 2. I know ProClips is taking pre orders for their Note 4 holder but honestly I dont like how it looks and I think they have gotten lazy with their designs lately. Not to mention the cost. I am not sure what other solutions are out there that can be combined with the ball mount but think this would give you a good idea. Here is a short clip I made. Overall, this combination would make it pretty much universal.



    Amazon.com: iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder for iPhone 6 (4.7)/Plus (5.5) /5s/5c, Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3/Note 4/3, Google Nexus 5/4, LG G3 - Retail Packaging - Black: Cell Phones & Accessories

    Ball Mount Adapter Plate�-�ProClip USA

    Attached Thumbnails Car Dock for Large Phones using ProClips USA and Ball Mount-20141202_190250.jpg   Car Dock for Large Phones using ProClips USA and Ball Mount-20141202_184924.jpg   Car Dock for Large Phones using ProClips USA and Ball Mount-20141202_190535.jpg  
    11-28-2014 06:36 PM
  2. leerandall's Avatar
    Hello everyone,

    I was looking for a solution that would allow for easy in and out for the device as well as look good in the car. I did not want to use a car vent mount because of the positioning of the vents on my Honda Pilot. In the end, I went with the Proclips dash mount as well as Proclips ball mount to work with the iOttie Easy Touch 2. I know ProClips is taking pre orders for their Note 4 holder but honestly I dont like how it looks and I think they have gotten lazy with their designs lately. Not to mention the cost. I am not sure what other solutions are out there that can be combined with the ball mount but think this would give you a good idea. Here is a short clip I made. Overall, this combination would make it pretty much universal.

    Amazon.com: iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder for iPhone 6 (4.7)/Plus (5.5) /5s/5c, Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3/Note 4/3, Google Nexus 5/4, LG G3 - Retail Packaging - Black: Cell Phones & Accessories

    Ball Mount Adapter Plate�-�ProClip USA
    Hi, Harry. While the Note 4 is in the mount, is the Note's rear camera able to take video, or is it obstructed by the mount itself?
    12-01-2014 07:19 PM
  3. mty msi's Avatar
    So this requires two Pro Clip pieces, the base & the ball clip mount correct?
    12-01-2014 07:37 PM
  4. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    Yes, exactly. You need the vehicle dash mount and the ball adapter. You can then use any car dock that supports the 17mm ball.
    12-01-2014 09:25 PM
  5. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    Hi, Harry. While the Note 4 is in the mount, is the Note's rear camera able to take video, or is it obstructed by the mount itself?
    Well, that will depend on where your dash mount is placed but to answer your question, the mount does not obstruct the front camera. On my setup, I can record while I drive or using the rear facing camera, do a video call.
    12-01-2014 09:27 PM
  6. leerandall's Avatar
    Well, that will depend on where your dash mount is placed but to answer your question, the mount does not obstruct the front camera. On my setup, I can record while I drive or using the rear facing camera, do a video call.
    Thanks for the info, Harry. I've looked at a number of pictures of this mount, but none of those pictures show it holding an actual Note 4, let alone a view from the back to show that the camera isn't obstructed.
    12-01-2014 09:51 PM
  7. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    I will take a picture of you like. Wont get a chance until tomorrow.
    12-01-2014 10:56 PM
  8. leerandall's Avatar
    I will take a picture of you like. Wont get a chance until tomorrow.
    I believe you that it doesn't obstruct the camera, but a picture of it actually holding the Note 4 would indeed be nice. Thank you for offering.
    12-01-2014 11:09 PM
  9. leerandall's Avatar
    I believe you that it doesn't obstruct the camera, but a picture of it actually holding the Note 4 would indeed be nice. Thank you for offering.
    I will take a picture of you like. Wont get a chance until tomorrow.
    Oh, also, is your Note 4 in a case when you put it in the mount?
    12-02-2014 12:48 AM
  10. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    I added pics. One with the S-View Cover, One with the Spygen Hard Armor and One Naked.
    12-02-2014 09:27 PM
  11. leerandall's Avatar
    I added pics. One with the S-View Cover, One with the Spygen Hard Armor and One Naked.
    Excellent. Thank you very much for the pics. The mount is much smaller than the pictures make it look when it's not holding a phone.
    12-02-2014 09:51 PM
  12. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    Yeah, I thought the same thing when it arrived. I thought it looked huge in the other videos and honestly it does when you mount a baby phone like an iPhone. When I opened it, I thought it was the wrong item since it was so small.
    12-02-2014 09:56 PM
  13. leerandall's Avatar
    One more question, if I may, and I'll leave you alone. Does this package include a metal disc to attach to a dashboard onto which the base of the arm can be suction-cupped?
    12-02-2014 10:14 PM
  14. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    No, no disc. It was just the arm and the cradle. The suction cup at the bottom has a plastic covering it.

    Here is an uboxing

    12-03-2014 12:09 AM
  15. leerandall's Avatar
    After he mounted it to the windshield, it looked quite bouncy out at the end of the arm. Hmmm.
    12-03-2014 12:57 AM
  16. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    I noticed that. If you check out the short video I made using the Proclips, there was little movement as far as I can tell. No video stabilization was enabled BTW.
    12-03-2014 11:22 AM
  17. leerandall's Avatar
    I think I'm just going to buy the iOttie mount and figure a way to make it work for me. It's just not that expensive. At least I know that the Note 4 while in a case will fit in the "jaws" of the mount and that the camera is not obscured by the mount. Thanks for putting up with all my questions. :-)
    harryhoudini66 likes this.
    12-03-2014 12:06 PM
  18. tsells's Avatar
    Not sure why you guys just don't use the Proclip adjustable holder that fits the Note 4 with a case. Below are pictures of my Note 4 in the Tech21 case sitting in the Proclip holder that is adjustable to 3.5" Large Universal Adjustable ProClip Holder T2�-�ProClip USA



    12-03-2014 01:00 PM
  19. mty msi's Avatar
    Because of the cost of the Proclip mounts I'm going to wait until I get a new car to get one. I get 3 yr leases and usually upgrade phones every 2 years so I want to get as much use out of it as I can. Too bad Proclip is so expensive and phones/cars change so frequently as being made out of metal I'm sure it'd last forever.
    12-03-2014 06:24 PM
  20. mty msi's Avatar
    Not sure why you guys just don't use the Proclip adjustable holder that fits the Note 4 with a case. Below are pictures of my Note 4 in the Tech21 case sitting in the Proclip holder that is adjustable to 3.5" Large Universal Adjustable ProClip Holder T2�-�ProClip USA

    http://s606.photobucket.com/albums/t...ps46e1b43d.jpg

    http://s606.photobucket.com/albums/t...pscb31746e.jpg
    Which screen protector are you using?
    12-03-2014 06:26 PM
  21. tsells's Avatar
    Which screen protector are you using?
    BodyGuardz Pure tempered glass that I got at the ATT store. I am very lucky that I do not have that much of a halo effect, as I have read that there are a lot of these (and others) that have this problem. (And the ATT sales associate installed it for me!)
    12-03-2014 06:58 PM
  22. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    I mentioned why in my original post . I also love the easy in and out with one hand. You can also use this with a few different phones. There is also swivel with this one.
    12-03-2014 11:00 PM
  23. leerandall's Avatar
    Harry,

    Wouldn't you know I just thought of another question? Can you measure the iOttie's suction cup diameter for me, preferably in millimeters, please? I'm considering how I'm going to mount it to my dash. Thank you.
    12-04-2014 03:10 PM
  24. harryhoudini66's Avatar
    Yeah, I will tomorrow.
    12-04-2014 07:09 PM
  25. joediver's Avatar
    I love the setup like this I just don't like the price when you have to get 2 proclip pieces and the iottie or the proclip Note adaptor. Adds up to around $100 any way you piece it together

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    12-04-2014 07:19 PM
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