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DIY mavmount

kika

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Bill of materials:
  1. iPad mount with tripod socket, $14, Amazon Amazon.com: Grifiti Nootle Universal Adjustable iPad and Tablet Tripod Mount: Computers & Accessories
  2. Ball head with 1/4" thread $5.50, Amazon Amazon.com: MDW 2 Pcs Tripod Mini Ball Head for HTC VIVE Base Station,lighthouses,Camera Camcorder,Holder for HTC VIVE: Camera & Photo
  3. Fake Samsung Galaxy phone, so called "display dummy", $5, Ebay, Non Working 1:1 Size Display Dummy Phone Model For Samsung Galaxy S7 | eBay
  4. Screw with 1/4"-20 thread, Ace Hardware, 60 cents
Total bill: $25 give or take. Assembly time - 15 minutes

Overview of parts
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Drill the hole for the screw with 1/4" drill bit. This particular dummy phone has a thin plastic case, but inside contains a thick steel plate and constitutes a pretty solid base:
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Screw on the ball head with 1/4"-20 screw:
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Screw on the mount:
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Result:
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