Willie Beckmann shared on Thingivese:
I wanted to use thing:719230 for my smartphone – and had the idea to combine it with the universal tripod mount (thing:46378), which I printed a while ago.
The first try, with the mount right in the middle, showed that even an iPhone5 is a bit to big for the rig.
So I changed my design an moved the mount to the front, constructing a foot, making the rig selfstanding again. Now the gap between the phone and the handle is a bit wider. It would be a good idea to extend the top and bottom bar a bit more – on my CTC annother 1.5 cm would be possible.
The biggest advantage – besides the good grip – of such a rig is the possibility to mount accessory, as an extra light or an external microphone. Therefor I added an quarter inch thread to the top.
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