The Arkon Heavy Duty Mount is a flexible arm mount for tablets and even small monitors that makes a great tablet holder in all kinds of situations including odd ones like mounting a tablet on a tripod.
Ease of Use, Performance: 5/5
Look & Feel: 5/5
How much I enjoy 5/5
Recommendation: 5/5 Stars
I find in my work I want or need odd hardware to help me get my job done and I have a MacGyver attitude toward making things work like mounting a tablet on a tripod. I purchased a Nexus 7 tablet to view pictures as I shoot them with my Canon DSLR camera and wanted a way to mount the tablet on my tripod.
I searched and found the Arkon Tablet Mount that has a flexible arm that is made from a 3/8 inch aluminum wire that is attached to the C clamp base and the tablet holder that holds a variety of tablets using replaceable feet. Using the one inch or 1.5 inch feet you can adjust the tablet holder from six inches up to 9.5 inches so the holder can fit most tablets that have 7 to 12 inch screens.
I have been able to easily hold my Nexus 7 and a couple of other tablets with the C clamp that allows you to clamp the holder to any flat surface like a table, desk or counter. The tablet mount allows you to easily and quickly mount your tablet where you need it and with a little ingenuity you can come up with other mounting solutions using the clamps screw holes.
I have easily used a couple of pipe clamps to clamp the tablet mount onto my tripod so my tablet is easily viewable and usable while I take pictures with my DSLR camera that is also on the tripod. The mount works very well and securely holds my tablet even when I accidentally bump it while working around my product shot table and I have never had the mount let go of my tablet.
Inserting the tablet into the Arkon Tablet holder is easy and it does hold the tablet tightly so you do not have to worry about the tablet slipping out of the holder with the rubber pads on the feet. The tablet mount has a foam rubber pad on the base where the back of your tablet would rest to protect your tablets back from scratching while the holder has a screw on tightening ring that allows for a good angle adjustment for your tablet.
The holder works extremely well for holding my tablet while I take pictures and does make a great way to hold tablets for other uses like on my kitchen counter to keep it out of the way while I cook. I have also used it my office to hold my tablet the tablet out of the way but convenient and always within reach but not cluttering up my desk surface.
The Arkon Clamp Mount Tablet Holder makes a great way to mount a tablet wherever you need to and does have the handy quick release tab where the tablet holder comes off the arm without having to release the tablet from the holder. Looking inside the slots for the quick release I can see that the tension for the tablet holder is held by a spring inside the holder just like the smaller smartphone holder also from Arkon.
The Arkon Tablet Mount Arm does make a great way to mount a tablet or similar sized device easily and quickly and is an easy recommendation for a wide variety of situations.
Strong Sturdy Arm for Tablets
Holds Variety of Tablet Sizes Easily
Versatile Base Clamp and Mount
Aluminum arm may kink after over bending
Tablet Mount @ Arkon