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Post by ian on Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:09 pm

I don't know about you but I find mounting the satnav on the windscreen of the MH is just not satisfactory.

It is just too far away.

My wife tends to be in control of it and if for any reason you want to use the search facilities whilst driving it is not easy.

Really we need to stop and she has to undo her seat belt etc.

In addition who wants to leave those tell tale signs on the windscreen?

Anyway whilst trying to make my own adaptatation I came across this on amazon:-


http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004VQQSYQ/ref=gno_cart_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1R02JBITNCVZ0

Basically you slot it into the cd slot and then mount your satnav.

I did this but found the satnav was too low in the cab and so I came up with my own idea below.

The bracket is substantial and accessibility is now a doddle.

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For £10 beats making your own smile! 

Cheers Ian
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Re: CD Slot Mount

Post by modelman on Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:01 pm

My Navman came with a very long arm & suction cup, but I also didn't want to fix it to the screen, but it has such a 'soft' cup, it sticks like a limpet to the top of the dash, & the unit sits in good view on the front edge.

Note, the camera is on the screen, but its 'permenant' on a constant loop. 





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Post by Peter Brown on Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:50 pm

Autumn last year I was seriously considering paying best part of £1,000 to have a dash fitted sat nav, principally to reduce glare (miss the luton) but it did have a lot of additional goodies.

Anyway we called in at the NEC in October with part of the agenda being to look at such beasts. We saw the CD slot mount and bought that for £10 instead.

Absolutely perfect for me (cd slot is higher than Ian's) and saved circa £990!!!

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Post by Oddsnends on Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:51 pm

Thanks ian allthumbz  just ordered one direct from the makers http://www.cdslotmount.com/. The seat belts in my van do seem to be a bit short and this product will make satnav more accessible for both of us.

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Post by Wingrider8368 on Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:22 pm

Is there one that fits in a cassette slot?  We have a car with a CD auto changer but the head unit has a cassette slot.  The mount strikes me as a good idea but not worth changing the radio for.

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Post by Peter Brown on Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:30 pm



I thought I would add this to my previous post but don't have the option to edit it.

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