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Dead simple iPhone5 tripod mount

by fns720, published

Dead simple iPhone5 tripod mount by fns720 Nov 21, 2012

Description

I just measured my iPhone together with its case and made a small holder to mount it on a GorillaPod tripod for timelapse recording. Use a 1/4" nut in the middle for the proper tripod mount thread.

Update: I just made a cut on the right side to the headphone port (you can use Volume + button on the headphone wire as a shutter button).

youmagine.com/designs/dead-simple-iphone-5-tripod-mount

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It's so good to see that my object became useful in other households too!

Thanks very much for this model! Printed 3 times for various friends. Replicator2, PLA, 50 minutes, Medium, 20g. The fit of the nut was a little tight for the PLA, but a little brute force worked it in there permanently. Works well on slimmer cases; a rubber band or thin cardboard can help keep it from wobbling for naked phones. Wife sends extra thanks as this is proving very helpful to her video series.

Oh sorry, I forgot to describe the dimension of the case. I'll create an parametrized SCAD version if I'll have plenty of time.

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I printed it with 0.1mm layer height, 20% infill.

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fns720 on Jan 25, 2013 said:

It's so good to see that my object became useful in other households too!

Timesaint on Jan 20, 2013 said:

Thanks very much for this model! Printed 3 times for various friends. Replicator2, PLA, 50 minutes, Medium, 20g. The fit of the nut was a little tight for the PLA, but a little brute force worked it in there permanently. Works well on slimmer cases; a rubber band or thin cardboard can help keep it from wobbling for naked phones. Wife sends extra thanks as this is proving very helpful to her video series.

fns720 on Dec 22, 2012 said:

Oh sorry, I forgot to describe the dimension of the case. I'll create an parametrized SCAD version if I'll have plenty of time.

mschrock on Dec 21, 2012 said:

lol, I overlooked the part where it said case, just finished printing, and it looks like the printed part is suited for a phone and case thickness of 10.5 - 11 mm.

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