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Windshield mount advice?
July 3, 2012
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phild31
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Your best bet is to get the RAM mount.
That slim mount is not from RAM and won't hold an explorist, it's made for cell phones.
Get the vehicle power cord from Magellan or any generic power cord with a mini usb plug to power it from the car.

The RAM mount holds it and it will stay in the mount no matter what.
Go here - Phil's demo video - to see the RAM mount.

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July 2, 2012
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I CAN'T SAY FOR SURE IF IT WILL WORK WITH THE 710 BUT I would think it would , you may want to check with supplier or with ram-mount direct on whether it will work. as far as being right under the window all I can say in my case it works sitting on the console.

July 2, 2012
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Thanks for all the responses!

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Or This with built in power source

http://www.mountguys.com/produ.....-micro.htm

This looks good. Do you know for a fact that this particular mount will work with the Explorist X10?

Also, the Explorist doesn't need to be directly under a window for it to work inside the car?

July 2, 2012
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With it on the console it bounced around too much for me.
So I have a RAM Mount for my 710 and iPhone.

A picture;

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July 2, 2012
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I have a 710 and all I do is lay it on the console between the seats an it works fine, I also use power source USB plug in so not to rundown batteries however you could pick up a Rammount like this

http://www.mountguys.com/categ.....s/3292.htm

Or This with built in power source

http://www.mountguys.com/produ.....-micro.htm

July 2, 2012
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I've got an Explorist 710 on the way. Although primary use will be for hiking, I'd also like to use it for directions while driving. I understand that the screen will be too small to actually read while driving. That being said, can I simply lay the 710 on top of the dash, or do you guys recommend a windshield mount or ???

TIA

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