I AM SORRY FOR NOT RESPONDING!!! I am not the best at staying active on some forums. And im only on when I have free time at work. I have the same one mykwalkr posted except mine has a little stop at the bottom to keep my phone from falling out. I have the original one they first started selling... It has been awesome. Keep in mind if you remove it a few times it will mess the felt up in the cd player a little bit. I will have pictures here shortly. I have a gs4. With the commuter case on it, it fit perfectly but now I have a commuter wallet and it is a little wonky, but still holds.
Yea exactly...same here. And with my grom BT setup it wont work. But you will be happy with the mount. I tried to be a supplier of them because it seems amazon or the site is the only places but they wanted a pretty high minimum order qty.
Update to my CD slot mount saga. I received the Mountek v2 nGroove Snap the other day (just before the snow). It fits my CD slot fine. And even with my Speck CandyShell Grip case on my Galaxy S4, the Mountek held my phone without issue, as I pounded over the rough snow and ruts. Actually, I was surprised how well it did.
InfiniApps sent me a thin blade version of their Slyde mount. I kind of like the round magnet better than Mountek, but again, it would not fit in my RL CD slot. It does fit in my Pilot's CD slot, go figure.
I measured (via digital calipers) the original Slyde tabs to be 2.90 mm thick. The thin blade version InfiniApps sent me measures 2.5 mm at the blade edge, and 3.0 mm at the base of the blade.
In contrast, the Mountek v2 Snap has a much more pronounced taper and measures 2.5 mm at the base and 1.8 mm at the blade edge. The Mountek fits my RL CD slot just fine.
I do find a bit of up down movement, even when it's locked it place. That's only noticed when I attach the phone to the magnetic mount. I don't see any movement when the phone is in place.
I've had a couple of times when I go to remove the phone, the entire mount comes out of the slot. But that has really not been a problem to this point.
I tried a few of the adjustable/suction units but they all felt cheap and flimsy. My mom grabbed me this for xmas at Staples (Canada) I believe, called a "Dash Crab" (not the duo version). It works great, and holds my Galaxy S4 perfectly. I have the suction mounted directly to the textured dash (not the window), above the vent area and it holds great (has never let go on me).
Or, if you want to have fun and save bucks - this looks like a good option as well!
I am thinking about ordering the magnetic version here soon because I have the new wallet case for my s4 and it tends to fall out on hard bumps/offroad. Now my question is.. Do you think the magnet in the mount will demagnetize my cards? I have read it doesn't really matter the size of the magnet it is the duration of the exposure. Do you think through the plastic and the foam cover on the mount it would be close enough?
You ask a very good question that I do not know the answer to. I still like the Mountek and it works very well. However, if I punch the screen too far off the magnetic mount, I can dislodge the phone and it falls off the mount. That is a rare occurrence thus far.
I tried a coworkers out today and it worked surprisingly well. I am going to take a chance on the magnet issue...after reading a bit i think it will be fine.Took a good smack to remove it unintentional. I put the metal tag on the inside of the case in the test. I might have to put it on the outside to get a better hold on it. Well to amazon I go!!
Which one do you plan to get? I prefer the round (and seemingly stronger) magnet of the InfiniApps Slyde, but for the fact that it doesn't fit in my RL's CD slot.
Still, I've have no complaints on the Mountek Snap (v2). It's held my GS4 in the case (thicker metal plate inside the case) with no issues... and I gave it a pretty good torture test in the recent snow (rough ride). The Mountek came with 3 plates... 2 thick ones and 1 thin one... all with adhesive on one side. I just left the adhesive cover on and placed it between the back of the phone and the case, metal side facing out. Works fine.
Bit the bullet today and bought the Garmin DriveAssist 51 LMT-S with the BC30 backup camera along with a couple of friction mounts from amazon.ca. I tried to price match amazon with gpscity.ca but they would not meet the $9.96 CAD difference for each with free shipping on a $500+ order. Hopefully in the next week or so I'll be able to report how it all went.
Plan C will come into effect if the other mounts leave something to be desired.
The magnetic mounts work very well, but I recently upgraded my phone to a model that has wireless charging.. which I think precludes attaching a thin metal plate inside the rear cover... which the magnetic mount needs. Ergo, I'm moving to a holder style rather than the magnetic style.
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