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Universal Device Mount: Bracket

by Makulator, published

Universal Device Mount: Bracket by Makulator Apr 15, 2013

Description

This is a evolution of my [TomTom Start 60 car mount](http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:69754). It has grown to a universal device mount system with fully parametrized components. Adopts to the dimensions of small (i.e. Xperia Active) to large devices (said TomTom).

Create brackets and bars to connect to standard car mount plates, which [sell for a few dollars](http://dx.com/p/car-windshield-360-degree-rotation-swivel-mount-holder-for-samsung-i9000-black-65864) and provide excellent suction mounts.

Or use your own mount with a M6 screw hole. Both bar types can be created with this thing, and use the same brackets.

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Instructions

First create a pair of brackets. You need to measure the *height* of your device, just where you want to place the brackets, and the *depth*: use the maximum depth, usually from the center of the device (where the bracket will be placed) to the front. The height should include a bit tolerance, while the depth can be somewhat less than measured. This will make them fit tightly, the brackets are springy, for a firm grip.

Then measure from one bracket to the other, outside to outside. This is the *device width* needed for the [bar](http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:46196) that will hold the brackets.

Select the connector option, either standard connector plate or M6 screw hole, and then go and make...

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